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Social Sciences Faculty

Robert Currie
Dr. Robert Currie
Department Chair
847-628-1122 or E-mail

Dr. Rob Currie is Professor of Psychology and Chair of the Psychology Department. Rob is from the Detroit area, moved to Grand Rapids for college, and St. Louis for graduate school before coming to Judson in 1987. His expertise is in child and adolescent psychology. His professional experience includes working with schizophrenic patients, training parents at a social service agency, counseling runaway teenagers, training cats to run in a maze, and working with young children at preschools. More Info

Daniella Appiagyei
Dr. Daniella Appiagyei

Dr. Daniella Appiagyei is Associate Professor of Psychology and has had a career in Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor for over 10 years. She is a graduate of the International Psychology doctoral program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology with a focus on Trauma. Her love for culture and how it impacts people's interactions and decision making is seen in her learning and teaching process. Daniella’s research interests incorporate her love for culture and passion for the field of mental health, as well as family, diversity, and community.

Elliott Anderson
Rev. Elliott Anderson
847-628-2467 or E-mail

Rev. Elliott Anderson is Assistant Professor of Psychology and the Pastor to Faculty and Staff. He has an extensive career at Judson including Wellness Center Director, Vice President for Student Development, and the Men’s Baseball and Basketball Coach and is a member of Judson’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Elliott is also the Pastor of Solid Rock Free Will Baptist Church. His areas of expertise include counseling, identity formation, sexuality, addiction, adoption and foster care, marriage and family, and the integration of faith and psychology. He has published articles on faith, adoption, mental health in the church, counseling, and is the author of four books. Outside of class, Elliott is the father of four, a licensed foster parent, a drummer, a business partner in a construction company, and a private therapist.

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Mr. Michael Kilbourne

Michael J. Kilbourne has taught at Judson University for the last twenty plus years. Michael finished a 32-year law enforcement career in 2021 when he retired from the Carpentersville Police Department as Police Chief. Michael, who has his Master of Business Administration degree, also graduated from two of the premier Law Enforcement Leadership programs in the country: Northwestern University’s Staff and Command (2002) and the FBI National Academy (2009). Michael is currently the Kane County Treasurer, an elected position he was appointed to in 2021. More Info

Teri Stein
Dr. Teri Stein
847-628-1524 or E-mail

Dr. Teri Stein has taught for over twenty years at Judson University in schools of business and psychology for both the traditional and adult programs. She has worked in corporate America and in higher education and continues to consult, mentor and provide leadership training part-time throughout the mid-west region. For over ten years she has conducted extensive research regarding employment practices, career development and management for women from China. She teaches the Human Resources Management course for psychology majors.

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Dr. Sean Wang

Solomon or “Dr. Sean” hails from the San Francisco Bay Area and is Assistant Professor of Psychology. He earned his doctoral degree in Human Development and Family Science from Loma Linda University’s school of behavioral health where he won awards for being the top student in his class and for generating outstanding research. His areas of expertise include program development and evaluation, spirituality and mental health, collegian development, and social support. He has published his research in several journal articles and presented his work at professional conferences. Outside of class, Sean enjoys engaging in martial arts, cooking, ballroom dancing, fingerstyle guitar, and real estate investing.

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