Graduate Program in Developmental Psychology

Developmental Psychology Faculty

Elise Frank Masur

Professor Emeritus (Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1976)
Office: 367 Psychology
Phone: 815-753-7081
E-mail: efmasur@niu.edu
Profile: http://www.niu.edu/psyc/faculty/masur 
Research interests: Language and cognitive development in infants and young children; infant imitation; parent-infant interaction; school psychology

Nina Mounts

Professor (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1990)
Office: 316 Psychology
Phone: 815-753-6968
E-mail: nmounts@niu.edu
Profile: http://www.niu.edu/psyc/faculty/mounts
Research interests: Social development; parent-child relationships; peer relationships; adolescent development; linkages between parenting and peer relationships

Bradford Pillow

Associate Professor (Ph.D., Stanford University, 1986)
Office: 353 Psychology
Phone: 815-753-7079
E-mail: pillow@niu.edu
Profile: http://www.niu.edu/psyc/faculty/pillow
Homepage: http://bradfordpillow.weebly.com/
Research interests: Cognitive development; metacognition and social cognition; children’s perspective-taking abilities; children’s conceptions of cognitive processes; children’s explanations of others’ actions

Gregory Waas

Associate Professor (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1986)
Office: 411 Psychology
Phone: 815-753-7065
E-mail: gwaas@niu.edu
Home page: http://www3.niu.edu/psychology/ISPA/waas.html
Profile: http://www.niu.edu/psyc/faculty/waas.shtml
Research interests: Social and personality development; social cognition; peer relations; cognitive behavior therapy