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Psychology Faculty

Dr. Cheyne Bamford
303.797.5788
cheyne.bamford@arapahoe.edu
Dr. Cheyne Bamford has taught at ACC for 18 years. He earned his B.A. in Psychology and Music at Grinnell College and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology at Arizona State University. Dr. Bamford's professional interests include spatial perception, environmental aesthetics, cognitive mapping, sociobiology, and social psychology. He has two stepdaughters, ages 19 and 23, and a 7 year-old daughter. Dr. Bamford enjoys bicycling, skiing and playing the guitar. He teaches (campus-based and online):

  • General Psychology courses (PSY 101 and PSY 102)
  • Human Growth and Development (PSY 235)
  • Child Development (PSY 238)
  • Research Methodology (PSY 200)
Dr. Cheyne Bamford

Allison Hagood
303.797.5785
allison.hagood@arapahoe.edu
Allison Hagood has taught at ACC since 2004. She earned a B.A. in Psychology at Harvard University and a M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Colorado at Denver. Ms. Hagood's professional background and interests include the diagnosis and treatment of adult mental disorders (with a specialization in schizophrenia), cognitive psychology, life-span development, and neuroscience. She enjoys camping, hiking, and crafts, and plays several musical instruments. She teaches (campus-based and online):

  • General Psychology courses (PSY 101 and PSY 102)
  • Stress Management (PSY 116)
  • Psychology of Gender (PSY 205)
  • Social Psychology (PSY 226)
  • Human Growth and Development (PSY 235)
  • Abnormal Psychology (PSY 249)
E. Allison Hagood

Erica Henningsen
303.797.5786
erica.henningsen@arapahoe.edu
Erica Henningsen is the Behavioral Sciences Department Chair. She has been a full-time Psychology faculty member at ACC since August 2005. She earned a Master of Arts in Education in Educational Psychology and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Criminology at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI). Prior to ACC, Ms. Henningsen coordinated academic advising for freshmen and ran academic support programs at Colorado School of Mines. She has also worked in the fields of online student services policy and renewable energy policy. Prior to moving to Colorado from Iowa in 1997, she worked as both a correctional officer and a social worker in the child welfare system. Her professional interests include: human sexuality, memory, stress, personality assessment, child sexual abuse, depression, deviant subcultures, and academic advising. Ms. Henningsen enjoys her two young children, psychology-related books and documentaries, amusement and water parks, traveling, and chips and salsa. She teaches:

  • General Psychology courses (PSY 101 and PSY 102)
  • Human Sexuality (PSY 217)
  • Human Growth and Development (PSY 235)
 

Amy Wilkerson
303.797.5259
amy.wilkerson@arapahoe.edu
Amy Wilkerson has taught in the Colorado Community College system since 2008 and has taught for 14 years in formal and informal venues. She earned a B.S. in Psychology at Texas Christian University and a M.A. in Experimental Psychology at Stephen F. Austin State University. She moved to Colorado in 2000. Prior to joining the full-time ACC faculty in 2011, Ms. Wilkerson coordinated education and public outreach programs in Earth and space science for a federally funded non-profit organization. Many of these education programs and teacher workshops supported events at museums, science centers, and college campuses. Her professional interests include: adult learning/motivation, developmental education, faculty enrichment opportunities through ACC's Master Teacher Certification, assessment, and collaboration. Ms. Wilkerson enjoys running, day hiking, traveling, music, family time, and discovering new things. She teaches:

  • General Psychology courses (PSY 101 and PSY 102)
  • Human Growth and Development (PSY 235)
  • Advanced Academic Achievement (AAA 109)
 

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