Mississippi University for Women

College of Education and Human Sciences


Dorothy M. Berglund
Associate Professor of Family Studies

B.A., New Mexico State University, 1988

M.S., New Mexico State University, 1992

Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 1997

Dorothy M. Berglund earned her Ph.D. in family studies at the University of New Mexico. Her research addresses the impacts of family violence policies and programs on woman abuse survivors, of work stress on women’s experiences of family life, and of PMS on family dynamics. She currently serves as a member of the Certification Review Committee for the National Council on Family Relations Certified Family Life Educator program.

Dr. Berglund teaches Human Sexuality and Socialization (FS 330), Management of Family Resources (FS 335), Families and Public Policy (FS 401), Professional Seminar (FS 402), Program Planning and Evaluation (FS 425), and Field Experience in Family Studies(FS 499).

Holleen R. Krogh
Chair & Professor of Psychology

B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1991

M.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1997

Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2000

Holleen R. Krogh earned her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from The Pennsylvania State University. She is interested in the development of gender-stereotyped attitudes during childhood, and her early research examined the effects of language on children's beliefs about occupations. More recently, Dr. Krogh has conducted research examining undergraduates' understanding of plagiarism and APA style.

Dr. Krogh teaches Introduction to APA Style (PSY 201), Human Growth and Development (PSY 206), Child Psychology (PSY 302), Adolescent Development (PSY 328), Psychology of Women (PSY 350), and Gender Development (PSY 425).

Youn Mi Lee
Associate Professor of Family Studies

B.A., Sook Myung Women’s University, Seoul, Korea, 1993

M.A., Sook Myung Women’s University, Seoul, Korea, 1995

Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2006

Youn Mi Lee earned her Ph.D. in Child and Family Development from the University of Georgia. Her specialization areas are intimate partner abuse, cultural diversity, divorce, women's issues, and qualitative research. She is particularly interested in how issues of diversity and gender are reflected in personal stories. Grounded in constructive paradigm, her research examines Korean immigrant women's experience of marital abuse and post-divorce adjustment.

Dr. Lee teaches Survey of Family Life (FS 103), Human Growth and Development (PSY 206), Management of Family Resources (FS 335), Marriage and the Family (SOC 305), Parenting in Contemporary Society (FS 468), and Field Experience in Family Studies (FS 499).

James D. Roth
Associate Professor of Psychology

B.A., The Pennsylvania State University, 1969

M.A., Ohio State University, 1972

M.A., College of William & Mary, 1980

Ph.D., Harvard University, 1986

Dr. Roth's education is in experimental psychology in general, cognitive science in particular. His research addresses issues in mental imagery, especially how properties of objects that we experience every day influence the way(s) in which we create visual images of them. A secondary interest involves how the

perception of another person's personality affects (if at all) our perception of their physical attractiveness.

Dr. Roth teaches General Psychology (PSY 101), Physiological Psychology (PSY 320), Sensation and Perception (PSY 340), Cognitive Psychology (PSY 405), Cognitive Neuroscience (PSY 406), Psychology of Criminal Behavior (PSY 407), Industrial and Organizational Psychology (PSY 410), Applied Statistics (PSY 454), and History and Systems of Psychology (PSY 490).