Loyola University Maryland


Emeritus Faculty (Listed Alphabetically)

David G. Crough, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

The intersection of evolutionary and forensic psychology; violence prevention, methods of improving self-defense self-efficacy for women; gender differences in threat perception, physical self-efficacy, assertiveness, vulnerability to assault; development of an "attitudes toward self-defense" scale and an "attitude toward weapons" scale.

Leo Mickey Fenzel, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Lifespan human development; counseling and clinical psychology; higher education administration; stress and coping; urban school effectiveness and substance abuse; spirituality and the benefits of having an active spiritual life; quantitative research design and analysis.

Faith D. Gilroy, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita

Business applications of psychology; attribution theory; conformity; attitudinal measurement; women's issues; gerontology; career patterns; gender choice of offspring.

Charles T. LoPresto, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Various aspects of homophobia/homonegativity (e.g., etiological, personality, and cognitive correlates); etiology and construction of sexual orientation; stigma associated with sexual minority status; adolescent treatment issues; cognitive-behavioral approaches to treatment; cross-cultural psychology; men's issues.

Martin F. Sherman, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Terror management theory; five-factor model of personality; psychopathology and personality; disgust sensitivity; survey and attitude research; gender role research and sexual orientation; the emotional state of elevation; spiritual transcendence.

Steven A. Sobelman, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Non-verbal communication; stress disorders and stress management; therapeutic process and outcome; psychoanalytic psychotherapy; the nature of sleep and dreaming; sexual deviance; emotions; hypnosis; sport psychology.

Madeline Valentine


Madeline’s relationships with incredible faculty and mentors inspired her passion for research

Biology, Psychology