Loyola University Maryland


Assistant Professors

Diana Betz

Diana Betz, Ph.D.

Stereotyping and prejudice, including: gender stereotypes in math and science, women’s body image and media ideals, prejudice-related and disparagement humor, implicit stereotyping and prejudice, and perceptions of race relevance in everyday events.

Katherine Cornell Katherine Cornell
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology
Division Director, Psychology
Loyola Clinical Centers

Research interests center around child, adult, and family therapy, as well as psychoeducational assessment. Internalizing disorders are also an area of clinical interest. Teaching interests are in supervision and clinical applications of assessment and therapy.
Frank Golom

Frank D. Golom, Ph.D.
Scholarly interests broadly related to the science and practice of applying psychological principles to group and organizational settings, including the group process and attitudinal implications of sociodemographic and sexual orientation diversity in the workplace; organization change, development and resistance; and the design of classroom and organizational environments for effective learning and change.


Mary Jo Coiro   Mary Jo Coiro, Ph.D.
Research interests include stress and coping among college students; depression prevention; effects of maternal depression on children's mental health and the family environment; risk and protective factors (particularly parenting styles) in the development of child psychopathology; policy issues affecting children.

Julie K. O'Reilly, Psy.D. 
Assessment Coordinator, Psychology Division of the Loyola Clinical Centers
Neuropsychology; Psychological assessment, training, and supervision; Understanding the impact of congenital and acquired diseases, disorders, and injuries across the lifespan and their impact on an individual's neuropsychological function, particularly brain injury, cancer, and stroke; Transition to adulthood for individuals with chronic conditions.

Emalee Quickel

Emalee J. W. Quickel, Ph.D.
Research interests include legal decision-making, mindfulness, and microaggressions, particularly as they impact the LGBTQ+ community.  Current ongoing research projects include intersectional investigations of LGBTQ+ campus climate and the protective effect of mindfulness, the utility of mindfulness-based interventions to reduce recidivism and substance use among recently incarcerated individuals, and what factors influence decisions related to plea bargaining in criminal cases


Samantha H. Rukert, Psy.D.
Correctional mental health, behavioral emergencies, mental health and substance abuse training for first responders and law enforcement.

Dustin Sentz Dustin F. Sentz, Psy.D.
Clinical interests include adult psychotherapy for anxiety, depression, mood disorders, adjustment disorders, grief/bereavement, relationship issues and marital counseling, as well as personality and forensic assessment.  Research interests include intrusions from implicit memory, effects of modality, phonetic and semantic similarity of information, as well as the differential effects of familiarity and proportion of unintentionally processed information on accuracy of explicit memory.
Angelita Yu Angelita M. Yu-Crowley, Ph.D.
Director, Doctoral Field Education
Psychotherapy, training, supervision.