|Dr. James D. St. James, B.A. Stephen F. Austin State University, M.A. Texas Women’s University, and Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is an Associate Professor of Psychology in the Behavioral Sciences Department. He is is an Experimental Psychologist and teaches a variety of courses including Advanced Experimental Psychology, Advanced Statistical Methods, Introduction to Psychology, Memory & Cognition, and Principles of Psychology with Lab. Dr. St. James' research interests include motor control and motor learning, attention, and memory.
|Dr. Melissa McManus Scircle, B.A. Indiana University
Bloomington, M.S. and Ph.D. University of Massachusetts Amherst, is an
Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Behavioral Sciences Department.
She is a Social Psychologist and teaches a variety of courses including
Basic Experimental Methods, Social Psychology, and Introductory
Psychology. Dr. Scircle’s research focuses on identifying interventions
that can reduce stereotyping and prejudice and she also looks forward to
collaborating with students on any social psychological research
Social Work Faculty
Professor Pixie Fennessey, B.A. Eastern Illinois University, M.A. Eastern Illinois University, additional hours in Psychology, Sociology , and Education from the University of Iowa, North West Missouri State University, University of Northern Iowa, and University of Illinois. She is an adjunct professor of Psychology and Sociology. She has worked in various mental health agencies as a psychotherapist and teaches courses at Millikin including: Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Sociology, Development: Child & Adolescence, Development: Adult & Aging, Social Psychology , and Freshmen Seminar. Community agencies that she is presently involved with include Growing Strong Sexual Assault Center, Prairieland Case Coordination Services, and the NAACP.
Ms. Kim Crow, the Behavioral Sciences Department Administrative Assistant should be contacted for information about current departmental offerings, general information, resource materials, VCR & MO-Comp reservations, laboratory keys, department book check-out, make-up exams, occasional exam proctoring, and faculty availability (Note faculty schedule their own appointments and should be contacted directly for meetings and consultations). Ms. Crow's schedule in the Behavioral Sciences office is from 7:30am - 11:30 (lunch) and 12:30 - 4:30 Monday through Friday.