Shannon Heald

Assistant Instructional Professor in Psychology and the College

Office phone: (773) 834-9288
Fax: (773) 702-0886
Office: Beecher Hall 306

Shannon Heald is an Assistant Instructional Professor in the Department of Psychology and the College. She teaches in the College’s Mind sequence and classes in Psychology, including Concepts and Categories, Introduction to Statistical Concepts and Methods, and The Psychology of Problem-Solving. In addition to teaching, she is also passionate about involving undergraduates in all aspects of the research process. Her own research focuses on how our past experiences and/or goals guide our attention and the effect this has on perception, communication, learning, and solution-finding behavior.

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Anne Henly

Senior Instructional Professor in Psychology and the College
Director, Undergraduate Studies in Psychology and Undergraduate Research Initiative in Psychology

Office phone: (773) 834-2712
Fax: (773) 702-0886
Office: Kelly Hall 302

Anne Henly is a Senior Instructional Professor in the Department of Psychology and the College. She is the director of Undergraduate Studies and the founding director of the Undergraduate Research Initiative in Psychology (URIP), a program she developed to promote the involvement of undergraduates in the research process as an integral part of their education. Her own research investigates how we use language to communicate and its effects on thinking.

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Ryan Lange

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences

Office Phone: (773) 702-9412
Fax: (773) 702-0886
Office: BPSB 112

Ryan studies how the visual system constructs object representations that are unambiguous, integrated, and organized, and how those representations become available to conscious awareness. You can follow his work at his ResearchGate profile  

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Kerry Ledoux

Associate Instructional Professor in Psychology and the College

Office phone: (773) 702-1306
Fax: (773) 702-0886
Office: Green Hall 312

Kerry Ledoux has been an Associate Instructional Professor at the University since 2014, first in the Social Sciences Division of the College, and then in the Psychology Department beginning in 2018. 

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Alysson Light

Associate Instructional Professor of Psychology

Office: Kelly 302

Alysson Light is an Associate Instructional Professor in Psychology and the College, and PI of the Undergraduate Social Psychology Lab. The USP supports undergraduate-led research in social psychology broadly, and through it Alysson collaborates with students on topics ranging from stereotyping/ prejudice to social identity to well-being. Alysson’s own research explores the question of why people desire a clear, consistent, and coherent self-concept. She explores interactions between the self-concept, goal pursuit, and personal relationships.

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