Psychology - Faculty

Amy J. Posey, Ph.D.

Professor/Department Chair

Amy Posey received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Kansas in 1995, and started at Benedictine College that fall. She teaches General Psychology, Social Psychology, Theories of Personality, History & Systems of Psychology, Psychology of Gender, and Psychology & Law. Her research interests are in the areas of social psychology and psychology and law.

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Adam Buhman-Wiggs, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Adam Buhman-Wiggs received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Kansas in 2002, and his Master of Science degree from Central Missouri State University in 1995.  Dr. Buhman-Wiggs previously studied to be a professional actor, earning a Master of Fine Arts from Purdue University. He is a licensed psychologist in Kansas and a licensed professional counselor in Missouri.  Since joining the Benedictine faculty in the fall of 2005, Dr. Buhman-Wiggs has taught General Psychology, Introduction to Counseling, Health Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Tests & Measurement. His research interests include psychopathology, personality, human emotion, and supporting the research pursuits of Benedictine students.


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Kerry A. Marvin, M.A.

Instructor & Director of the Counseling Center

Kerry Marvin received his Master's Degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1979. He teaches Developmental Psychology I: Prenatal through Childhood and Developmental Psychology II: Adolescence through Old Age. Kerry also directs the Counseling Center on campus, where he conducts assessments and treatment of students and staff.


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Dr. Eva Chian-Hui Chen

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Dr. Chen earned her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana in 201.  Her dissertation was on understanding immigrant mothers and their children.  She also received her MA in Developmental Psychology from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and earned her B.Ed. in Educational Psychology and Counseling from the National Taiwan Normal University.


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