Experts: Stress

Gregory J. Harris

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Teaching Professor

Harris’ primary research interests include inequities in the psycho-social and health status among ethnically diverse families across the life course with a particular focus in mid-life and older populations. He studies family stress, violence, mental health, substance abuse and disease prevention within the context of the family and the community.

(850) 644-2694

Full Profile

Wayne A. Hochwarter

Melvin T. Stith Sr. Professor in Business Administration

Hochwarter is the Melvin T. Stith Sr. Professor in Business Administration at Florida State University’s College of Business. He has published over 100 scientific and applied articles covering a wide range of topics including employee entitlement, worker engagement, job stress, layoffs, workplace politics, abusive work behaviors, personal accountability, optimism, and leadership-focused motivation strategies. In addition, his research has been the subject of discussions in major business/social publications, including Business WeekInc., CIOThe Christian Science Monitor, Computerworld, HR Magazine, Workforce Week, Macleans, Psychology Today, The Wall Street JournalUSA Today, The New York TimesChicago Tribune, Miami Herald, Orlando Sentinel, Times of India, China Daily, Daily Mail – UK, and news/radio programs such as NPR, Minnesota Public Radio, MSNBC, ABC Evening News and WIOD AM/FM – Miami.

(850) 644-7849

Full Profile

Mohamed Kabbaj

Professor of Biomedical Sciences & Neurosciences

Kabbaj conducts research in the area of stress and drug addiction. He focuses on the brain basis of emotional behavior to determine why some people are more prone to stress and addiction.

(850) 644-4930

Full Profile

Gloria Salazar

Hazel Z. Stiebeling Professor

Salazar’s is an expert on aging and age-related diseases, such as atherosclerosis.


Full Profile

Gregg Stanwood

Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences & Neuroscience

Stanwood is a developmental neuropharmacologist and behavioral neuroscientist. His research investigates the developmental origins of brain disorders through careful assessments of brain developmental trajectories following genetic and environmental perturbations.

(850) 644-2271

Full Profile

Marty Swanbrow Becker

Assistant Professor of Mental Health Counseling

Swanbrow Becker’s research focuses on suicide prevention, stress, coping, resilience, and help-seeking among college students.

(850) 645-1293

Full Profile