Current Lab

  Research Interests  
Jade Jenkins Stereotypes and self-protective memory Jade Jenkins
Bettina Zengel Self-protective and autobiographical memory Bettina
Michael Wagner Creation and structure of false memories, the self, social cognition of parenting behavior, roles of self and ability beliefs in interest, psychophysiological measurement (event-related potentials) MikeW


Gone but not forgotten


Former NIU students who earned their M.A. only with Dr. John:

Sarah Woods

Sarah Woods

University of Wisconsin-Stout
Wisconsin 54751


Former NIU students who earned their Ph.D. with Dr. John:

Jeremy Heider

Jeremy Heider

Southeast Missouri State University
Department of Psychology
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

Timothy D. Ritchie

Tim Ritchie

Department of Psychology
Saint Xavier University
3700 West 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655

Jessica Hartnett


Jessica Hartnett

Psychology Department
Gannon University
109 University Square
Erie, PA 16541

Lauren Irwin

Luaren Irwin

Georgetown University Law Center

Randy McCarthy


Family Violence Center
Northern Illinois University

Brett Wells




Former NIU students who remain collaborators with Dr. John:

John Edlund

John Edlund

Rochester Institute of Technology
Department of Psychology
18 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14624

Cory Scherer


Penn State Schuylkill
Social Sciences and Education
200 University Drive
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972