Aurora University


Valerie Flynn
Valerie Flynn, PhD

Professor of Psychology Office Phone: 630-844-6531
Email: Areas of expertise: Education and mental health for children, neuropsychology Education:

PhD, Psychology, Northern Illinois University
MA, Psychology, Columbia University
BA, Psychology, University of Colorado--Boulder

Favorite thing about AU: "Each day is a new experience with supportive colleagues and delightful students."

Renae Franiuk
Renae Franiuk, PhD

Professor of Psychology Office Phone: 630-844-3692
Email: Areas of expertise: Social psychology, psychology of gender, violence against women, romantic relationships Education: PhD, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
MA, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
BS, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Charmaine Jake-Matthews
Charmaine Jake-Matthews, DMin

Lecturer of Psychology Office Phone: 630-844-6539
Email: Areas of expertise: Marriage and family therapy, neuropsychology Education: DMin, Marriage and Family Therapy, Amridge University
MA, Psychology, University of Chicago
BS, Psychology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Favorite thing about AU: "The warm welcoming spirit exuding from students, faculty, and staff."

David Rudek, PhD
David Rudek, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Chair of the Psychology Department Office Phone: 630-844-7857
Email: Areas of expertise: Early childhood cognitive growth, evolutionary psychology, skepticism Education: PhD, Developmental Psychology, Loyola University Chicago
BA, Psychology, Saint Louis University Favorite thing about AU: "Small class sizes that allow working closely with students."

Terry Shapiro
Terry Shapiro, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology Office Phone: 630-844-4893
Email: Areas of expertise: Clinical/counseling psychology, individual/marital/family therapy, career counseling