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.
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 Week, Inc., CIO, The Christian Science Monitor, Computerworld, HR Magazine, Workforce Week, Macleans, Psychology Today, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times, Chicago 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.
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.
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.