Dr. Joseph Mikels

Laboratory Manager
Kathryn Escarra-Cypher

Research Scientist
Michael Shuster

Graduate Students
Eric Peist
Amber Pham
Crystal Steltenpohl
Nathan Young

Project Coordinator
Kayla Roth

Undergraduate Students
Heather Bauer
Andrew Devendorf
Elizabeth Guidi
Kristie Jones
Hanna Selekman

Michael Shuster, Ph.D.

Emotion and Cognition Lab, Research Scientist

Contact Information

Department of Psychology
2219 North Kenmore Avenue, Byrne 612
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 325-7405


Ph.D., Psychology, DePaul University, 2015
M.S., Psychology, DePaul University, 2011
B.A., Psychology, University of Texas at Dallas, 2007

Major Areas of Interest

  • Facial expressions
  • Emotional development
  • Aging
  • Psychophysiology
  • Decision making