Faculty & Staff

Melissa Hakman, Ph.D., Chair
Associate Professor of Psychology
Director of Child Advocacy Studies Training program
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
405-208-5397, Walker Center Room #215
Specialty: Clinical Psychology, emphasis child clinical

Dennis Jowaisas, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, Professor Emeritus
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida
405-208-5321, Walker Center Room #219
Specialty: Experimental Psychology/Learning and Biological Psychology

Amy Cataldi, Ph.D.
Associate Dean/Professor of Psychology
B.A., Boston College; M.A., Oklahoma City University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Specialty: Experimental Psychology,Social and Personality Psychology

Yi Shao, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., Peking University; M.A., Cornell University; Ph.D., Cornell University
405-208-5244, Walker Center Room 219
Specialty: Developmental Psychology with emphasis in cognitive science



Carla Hackworth, Ph.D.
Miranda Bergman, MS
Christopher Campbell, Ph.D.


Joyce Moore
Administrative Assistant
405-208-5247, Walker Center Room 228

Mailing Address

Oklahoma City University
Psychology Department
2501 N. Blackwelder
Oklahoma City, OK 73106