The Institute of Social Justice Committee Members


Faculty/Staff Members


Eric C. Marcus, Ph.D.

Distinguished Lecturer
Coordinator, M.A. I/O Psychology

A consulting social psychologist with three decades of experience, Dr. Marcus is an expert on leadership and team development, group mediation, and developing a global community. He was a co-editor for The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice.

Harugari Hall 310
(203) 932-1242


Mary Isbell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Director of First-Year Writing and Writing Center

Harugari Hall 300
(203) 932-1140


Chris Haynes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Maxcy Hall 117A
(203) 479-4546


April Yoder, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Maxcy Hall 332
(203) 932-1224


Amy Nicole Baker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Assistant Chair, Psychology & Sociology

Harugari Hall 212
(203) 932-7381


Melissa L. Whitson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Coordinator, M.A. Community Psychology
Coordinator, M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Harugari Hall 311
(203) 479-4589


Michael Saliby, Ph.D.

Professor, Chemistry
Chair, Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

15 Ruden Street, 101D
(203) 932-7169

Student Members

Ashli Giles-Perkins

Undergraduate Student
Majors: Criminal Justice/Psychology
Member: NAACP/Psychology Club