Dept. of Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice

Faculty

Dr. Brian Patterson

Department Chair
Associate Professor (psychology)

Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice

Phone: (630) 829-6488  |  Send Dr. Patterson an Email  |  Office: Scholl 228M

Education

Ph.D., DePaul University | 2007

M.A., DePaul University | 2003

B.A., University of Mount Union | 1990

Professor Jane Boumgarden

Associate Professor (social work)

Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice

Phone: (630) 829-6482  |  Send Professor Boumgarden an Email  |  Office: Scholl 228A

Education

M.S.W., Ohio State University | 1983

B.A., Michigan State University | 1973

Dr. Sandra Chmelir

Professor (psychology)

Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice

Phone: (630) 829-6487  |  Send Dr. Chmelir an Email  |  Office: Scholl 228B

Education

Ph.D., Emory University | 1975

M.A., Emory University | 1973

B.S., University of Georgia | 1968

Dr. Kristin Clifford

Assistant Professor (Clinical Psychology)

Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice

Phone: (630) 829-6235  |  Send Dr. Clifford an Email  |  Office: Scholl 228Q

Education

Psy.D. (clinical psychology), Adler School of Professional Psychology | 2014

M.A. (counseling psychology), Adler School of Professional Psychology | 2012

M.S. (clinical psychology), Benedictine University | 2008

B.A., North Central College | 2003
 

Selected Publications

Clifford, K. & Summerville, R. (2015, January). "Dementia and Aging." Presentation at Geneva Retirement Community, Geneva, Illinois.

Clifford, K. (2014, June). "Feminism and Therapy." Presentation at the Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, Illinois.

Clifford, K. (2013, November). "Trauma and Recovery." Presentation at St. Leonard’s House Staff Training, Chicago, Illinois.

Clifford, K. (2013, April). "Counseling Ethnic and Racial Minorities." Presentation at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

Clifford, K. & Perkins, H. (2013, March). "Biofeedback and Mindfulness." Presentation at Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

Clifford, K. (2012, October). "Domestic Violence in the workplace." Presentation at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove, Illinois.

Clifford, K. (2012, October). "Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) suicide intervention." Presentation at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

Clifford, K. (2012, October). "Screening for domestic violence in a health care setting." Presentation at Linden Oaks Hospital, Naperville, Illinois.

Clifford, K. (2012, October). "Screening for domestic violence using RADAR." Presentation at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove, Illinois.

Clifford, K. (2012, August). "Case studies of domestic violence and sexual assault victims." Presentation at Hinsdale Hospital Family Residency Program, Hinsdale, Illinois.

Clifford, K. (2012, July). "Trauma as a result from domestic abuse." Presentation at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove, Illinois.

Clifford, K. (2012, February). "Assessing patients for domestic violence in a healthcare setting." Presentation at Midwestern University Medical School, Downers Grove, Illinois.

Clifford, K. (2012, March). "The myth of the one." Presentation at College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

Dr. James Davis

Assistant Professor (psychology)

Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice

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Professor James Derr, M.S.

Lecturer (Clinical Psychology)

Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice

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Dr. Jonathan Lewis

Professor (sociology)

Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice

Phone: (630) 829-6486  |  Send Dr. Lewis an Email  |  Office: Scholl 228E

Education

Ph.D., University of Oregon | 1982

M.S., University of Oregon | 1977

B.A., University of Maine | 1975

Dr. Dianne Moran

Associate Professor (psychology, human development)
Director, M.S. Program in Clinical Psychology

Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice

Phone: (630) 829-6484  |  Send Dr. Moran an Email  |  Office: Scholl 228P

Education

Ph.D., University of Notre Dame | 1988

M.A., University of Notre Dame | 1984

B.A., University of Illinois at Chicago | 1979

Dr. Patrick M. Polasek

Assistant Professor (criminal justice)
Director, Criminal Justice Program

Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice

Phone: (630) 829-6472  |  Send Dr. Polasek an Email  |  Office: Scholl 120

Education

Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago | 2012

M.A., Loyola University Chicago | 2007

B.A., 2005, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota | 2005

Dr. Cesraea Rumpf

Assistant Professor (criminal justice, sociology)

Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice

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Dr. Patricia Somers

Assistant Professor (Clinical Psychology)

Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice

Phone: (630) 829-6443  |  Send Dr. Somers an Email  |  Office: Scholl 228C

Education

Ph.D., Walden University | 2009

M.A., Liberty University | 1994

B.A., University of Illinois | 1972

Dr. Jack Thornburg

Professor (anthropology)

Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice

Phone: (630) 829-6468  |  Send Dr. Thornburg an Email  |  Office: Scholl 228G

Education

Ph.D., 1990, University of Wisconsin–Madison | 1990

M.A., University of Wisconsin – Madison | 1980

B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University | 1978