Faculty and Students from the Center for Children, Families and Communities

Director​

Larissa Niec, Ph.D.
Director, CCFC

Central Michigan University
Department of Psychology
2480 W. Campus Dr. Ste B100
Mt. Pleasant, MI  48858

Phone: 989-774-6639
Email Dr. Larissa Niec

Additional staff members

Center coordinators

  • David T. Solomon
  • Ciera E. Schoonover

Graduate students

  • Irene Brodd
  • Cody Dodd
  • Ryan Egan
  • Samuel Peer
  • Shehroo Pudumjee
  • Grace Spee
  • Jacob V. White

Undergraduate students

  • Kristen Boog
  • Alex Coyne
  • Kirsten Humitz
  • Megan Minadeo​

Graduate alumni

Emily Abbenante-Honold, PhD
Staff Psychologist
Ann Arbor Center for the Family

Miya Barnett, PhD
Post-doctoral Research Fellow
University of California Los Angeles

Katrina M. Bell, PhD
Staff Psychologist
Hennepin County Medical Center

James Gerhart, PhD
Assistant Professor
Rush University Medical Center

Cheryl Gering, PhD
Staff Psychologist
Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Veronica Kassab, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow (HIV/HCV)
John D. Dingell VA Medical Center

Rachel Knight, PhD
Staff Psychologist
University of Michigan Health System

Kelley Quirk, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Northwestern University

Jill Sutton, PhD
Staff Psychologist
University of Florida

Kevin Triemstra, PhD
Staff Psychologist
Akron Children's Hospital

​Prior to 2009

Sarah Baker, PhD
Jennifer Butcher, PhD
Chrissy Cammarata, PhD, ABPP
Heather Cochran, PhD
Pamela Dolbear, MS
Jannel Hemme, PhD
Heather Hernandez, PhD
Kim Hunter, PhD
Jason Jent, PhD
Jenelle Shanley, PhD
David Sitzer, PhD
Cheryl Stayer, MS
Justin Yopp, PhD

Undergraduate alumni

Maame S. Adomako
University of Wisconsin-Madison,
PhD in Educational Psychology (in progress)

Courtney Hardwick
Brown University, MPA

Alyssa Gregory
University of Michigan, MSW

Amanda Pratt
University of Michigan, MSW

Allyn Richards
University of Louisville
PhD in Clinical Psychology (in progress)

Elizabeth Taylor
Michigan State University, MSW

Jayne Wakefiled
University of Kan​sas, MSW

Jacob V. White
Central Michigan University
PhD in Clinical Psychology (in progress)

Bridgette Wynn
Florida International University, MHEdA​

Michelle Young
Michigan State University, MSW​​