One thing that makes our Psychology department at Stevenson University stand out is the amazing faculty that we have. In our department, we currently have seven full-time faculty members representing sub-disciplines such as Bio, Clinical, Cognitive, Developmental, Social, and Sports. Our students often comment on how caring their Psychology professors are and the creative approaches they take in teaching. Did you know that a number of the Psychology professors have won teaching awards?

Dr. Bilgrave Dawson Award

Dr. Dyer Bilgrave, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, won the university-wide “Dawson Teaching Award” in 2004.

Dr. Elliott Dawson Award

Dr. Jeff Elliott, Chair and Professor of Psychology, won the university-wide “Dawson Teaching Award” in 2006.

Dr. Iannone Dawson Award

Dr. Virginia Iannone, Professor of Psychology, won the university-wide “Dawson Teaching Award” in 2017.

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Dr. Richard Metzger, Senior Lecturer of Psychology, won teaching awards from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga and Mercer University.

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Dr. Ryan Schurtz, Associate Professor of Psychology, won a teaching award from the National Society of Leadership and Success in 2018.

Dr. Wong dawson award

Dr. Maria Wong, Associate Professor of Psychology, won the university-wide “Dawson Teaching Award” in 2019.

Psychology faculty 2018-2019

The proud full-time Psychology faculty 2018-2019. Missing Dr. Colleen Spada, who joined our wonderful department in 2019.