Department of Psychology

Adjunct Faculty

The MWSU Psychology Department utilizes a few carefully selected adjunct instructors to allow us to better serve our students. Each has unique qualities that they bring to the classroom.

If you need to get in touch with an adjunct, please use their MWSU email address or call the main Psychology office (816) 271-4444. You can also come to the main Psychology office in Murphy Hall 217.


Lisa Doyle

  • MA, University of South Dakota
Courses: General Psychology and Psychology of Addiction

Lisa owns a local addiction counseling center and has a wealth of practical counseling experience.


Chelsea Howlett

  • MS, Avila University
  • BA, Missouri Western State University
Courses: General Psychology and Health/Stress Management

Chelsea works at the Noyes Home for Children and has a degree in Art Therapy. She brings real-world experience working with troubled children to the department.


Vicky Tu

  • PhD, University of Maryland
Courses: Statistics for Behavioral Science

Chris Wallen

  • MS,
  • BA,
  • Human Factors International, Certification, Usability Analyst
Courses: Graduate Coursework in Human Factors and Usability Testing

Yen To

  • EdD., Texas Tech
Courses: Psychology Research Methods