Department of Psychology

Jonathan J. Hammersley, Ph.D.Dr. Jonathan Hammersley

Associate Professor, Psi Chi co-advisor;
Faculty Advisor for Mental Health minor

  119 Waggoner Hall
Work: 309-298-1593
Fax: 309-298-2179




Additional Information


Dr. Hammersley earned his B.S. in psychology from University of Southern Indiana, and his M.A.and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He completed a pre-doctoral internship in the Department of Psychiatry at Indiana University School of Medicine and a postdoc in neurocognitive & disability assessment. His dissertation was titled “Modulation of covert attention by emotion: Automatic processing of emotional versus neutral cues in a covert attention task.”


Dr. Hammersley regularly teaches courses in substance abuse (e.g., PSY 334 Perspectives on Substance Abuse, PSY434 Substance Abuse Treatment Approaches and Techniques) as well as Abnormal Psychology (PSY 424), Clinical Psychology (PSY 380), graduate Applied Research (PSY 502). He also enjoys teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in psychological assessment and supervising independent studies.


Recent service includes the department grade appeals committee, the UPI Student Evaluation Committee, the Center for Innovation in Teaching & Research Advisory Board, the Psychology Dept. Awards Committee and Teaching Evaluation subcommittee, the Recruitment Committee, the Experimental Psychology Master's Steering committee, the College Attraction/Retention of Students committee, and the Midwestern regional Psi Chi Steering Committee.