Faculty

Our 24 faculty members have vast experience teaching and supervising graduate students. Twelve have conducted post-doctoral research in renowned institutions in Brazil and abroad, 8 currently have CNPq Productivity scholarships and 5 are full professors. 

Alex Sandro Gomes Pessoa (Area 2)

Alex Sandro Gomes Pessoa (Area 2)

Research Topics: resilience processes; psychological development in challenging contexts; risk and protective factors; violence against children and adolescents; young offenders 

Email: alexpessoa@ufscar.br                  Lattes

Scholar Google: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=btpEr7QAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Almir Del Prette (Area 2)

Almir Del Prette (Area 2)

Research Topics: Social Skills, Assertiveness, Interpersonal Relations, Interventions with groups/workshops, Researc Methods.

E-mail Lattes 

Scholar Google: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=bEeUcCUAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Amanda Ribeiro de Oliveira (Area 3)

Amanda Ribeiro de Oliveira (Area 3)

Research Topics: Neurosciences with a special interest in Neuropsychopharmacology: anxiety, fear, defensive bheavior, aversive conditioning, dopamine, hypothalamus pituitary thyroid adrenal axis, microdialysis.

E-mail - Lattes

Scholar Google: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=77ABrD4AAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Ana Lúcia Rossito Aiello (Area 2)

Ana Lúcia Rossito Aiello (Area 2)

Research Topics:  Psychology of Teaching and Learning: special education, autism, families, mothers with intellectual disability and early intervention.

E-mail - Lattes

Scholar Google: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=9w1EdQ0AAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Antônio Celso de Noronha Goyos (Area 1)

Antônio Celso de Noronha Goyos (Area 1)

Research Topics:  Choice and preference: behavioral and economic games (generosity and altruism). Symbolic behaviors: Verbal behavior, stimulus equivalence, relational frames and naming.

Scholar Google: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=V4w6aOQAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR 

Azair Liane Matos do Canto de Souza (Area 3)

Azair Liane Matos do Canto de Souza (Area 3)

Research Topics: Anxiety, nociception, defensive brain system, labyrinth learning, Step-Down and dark-light boxes, abdominal contortions, mice.

CNPq Productivity Scholar - 2

E-mail - Lattes

Scholar Google: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=q9TBtqIAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR&oi=ao

Camila Domeniconi (Area 1)

Camila Domeniconi (Area 1)

Research Topics: Reading and writing, stimulus equivalence, and symbolic function.

CNPq Productivity Scholar - 2

E-mail - Lattes 

Scholar Google: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=1osGyVUAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

 

Debora de Hollanda Souza (Area 1)

Debora de Hollanda Souza (Area 1)

Research Topics: Theory of mind, social cognition, social development and language.

E-mail - Lattes

Scholar Google: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=4app8vYAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Deisy das Graças de Souza (Area 1)

Deisy das Graças de Souza (Area 1)

Research Topics:  Learning, cognition and symbolic function: Reading and writing acquisition and development of auditory processing in cochlear implant users.

Bolsista CNPq- SR

E-mail - Lattes 

Scholar Google: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=dsOt_B0AAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Elizabeth Joan Barham (Area 2)

Elizabeth Joan Barham (Area 2)

Research Topics: Work-family balance; father involvement; elderly caretaker; professional training for family caretakers; cognitive alterations in the elderly; quality of life in old age (focusing on social involvement).

Scholar Google: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=2Ccbuk8AAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Isaías Pessotti (Area 1)

Isaías Pessotti (Area 1)

Research Topics: History of Psychology, History of sciences, working primarily with the following topics: mental disorders, psychopathology, learning, learning in apidae, and the history of psychopathology.

E-mail - Lattes 

Scholar Google: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?view_op=list_works&hl=pt-BR&user=R4TwI5kAAAAJ

João dos Santos Carmo (Area 1)

João dos Santos Carmo (Area 1)

Research Topics: Conceptual development and acquisition of Math skills; Math anxiety; equivalence and symbolic function.

E-mail - Lattes 

Scholar Google: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=mF50NGMAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR&oi=sra

Júlio César Coelho de Rose (Area 1)

Júlio César Coelho de Rose (Area 1)

Research Topics: Relational learning, symbolic function, stimulus equivalence, stimulus control, reading and writing.

CNPq Productivity Scholar -1C

E-mail - Lattes 

Scholar Google: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=drUGxTkAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Lúcia Cavalcanti de Albuquerque Williams (Area 2)

Lúcia Cavalcanti de Albuquerque Williams (Area 2)

Research Topics: Analysis of the impact of violence on human development, prevention of violence in the family and at school.

CNPq Productivity Scholar -1A

E-mail - Lattes 

Scholar Google: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=I4_T_gEAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Marcos Hortes Nisihara Chagas (Area 3)

Marcos Hortes Nisihara Chagas (Area 3)

Research Topics: Aging, cognition, dementia, Parkinson disease, depression and neuroimaging.

E-mail - Lattes 

Scholar Google: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=zpQvu0oAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Maria de Jesus Dutra dos Reis (Area 2)

Maria de Jesus Dutra dos Reis (Area 2)

Research Topics: Behavior analysis processes and applications to Behavior-analytic clinic; theory, assessment and intervention in clinic and in mental health.

E-mail  - Lattes 

Scholar Google: Ghttps://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=o-VHd2EAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Maria Stella Coutinho de Alcântara Gil (Area 1)

Maria Stella Coutinho de Alcântara Gil (Area 1)

Research Topics: Infants, conditional discrimination, matching to sample.

E-mail - Lattes

Scholar Google: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=08SSiBYAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Mariéle Diniz Cortez (Area 1)

Mariéle Diniz Cortez (Area 1)

Research Topics: verbal behavior; do-say correspondence; teaching of verbal operants; symbolic behavior.

E-mail - Lattes

Google Scholar:https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=CEBfCSwAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Nassim Chamel Elias

Nassim Chamel Elias

Research Topics: experimental and applied behavior analysis, verbal behavior, stimulus equivalence, naming, special education, autism spectrum disorder, prejudice and racism, and educational software.

Email  -  Lattes     

Scholar google: http://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=OvxsHSMAAAAJ

Monalisa Muniz Nascimento (Area 2)

Monalisa Muniz Nascimento (Area 2)

Research Topics: Psychology foundations and measures: psychological and intelligence assessment, dynamic assessment, emotional intelligence, development and learning.

E-mailLattes

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=VAOBwMAAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Patrícia Waltz Schelini (Area 2)

Patrícia Waltz Schelini (Area 2)

Research Topics: Intelligence, counterfactual thinking, metacognition and instrument design.

E-mail - Lattes

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=NoFBcx4AAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Rachel de Faria Brino (Area 2)

Rachel de Faria Brino (Area 2)

Research Topics: Health education, prevention of child maltreatment, Family violence, professional training in education and health for violence prevention agents.

E-mail Lattes

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=shEfqUQAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Rosemeire Aparecida Scopinho (Area 2)

Rosemeire Aparecida Scopinho (Area 2)

Research Topics: Work and health; work and youth; work and subjectivity; cooperation and self-management; informal work; memory and social identity.

E-mail Lattes 

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=UYH4K_EAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Sabrina Mazo DAffonseca (Area 2)

Sabrina Mazo DAffonseca (Area 2)

Research Topics: Prevention of domestic violence; violence; violence; intimate partner violence.

E-mail  lattes

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=toZ1nBIAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR

Zilda Aparecida Pereira Del Prette (Area 2)

Zilda Aparecida Pereira Del Prette (Area 2)

Research Topics: Assessment and promotion of social skills, assertiveness, empathy, interpersonal relations, research methods.

CNPq Productivity Scholar -1A

E-mail - Lattes 

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=FojPi74AAAAJ&hl=pt-BR