Associate Professor of Psychology; Chair, Department of Psychology
Ph.D., Northern Illinois University
M.A., Northern Illinois University
B.S., Northern Illinois University
A.A., Rock Valley College
Phone: 815-226-4172
Fax: 815-394-5166
E-mail: JLynch@rockford.edu
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of South Florida
M.A., University of Maryland
Ph.D., University of Maryland
Phone: 815-226-4134
E-mail: OBrewer@rockford.edu
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., Northern Illinois University
M.A., Northern Illinois University
M.A., Ball State University
B.A., Concordia University-Chicago
Phone: 815-394-4260
E-mail: AMartin@rockford.edu
Adjunct Professor of Psychology
Associate Professor of Psychology
N.S., Northern Illinois University
B.S., Rockford University
Phone: 815-226-4112
E-mail: ESharpe@rockford.edu
Professor Sharpe brings over 34 years of clinical experience to the psychology department. Sharpe has been recognized with both the Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching and the Outstanding Community Based Learning Faculty Member of the Year awards. Her commitment to Community Based Learning in her courses earned her, along with her community partner, the distinction the McCormick Tribune Civic Engagement Role Models of the Year for 2009. Professor Sharpe has been a frequent consultant and presenter in the areas of staff development and communication in the education and medical arenas. Her work in the area of grief and healing has provided support to individuals in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin for well over a decade. She is currently involved in research in the area of trauma.


Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs 
Professor of Psychology
Ed.D., Northern Illinois University
M.S. Ed., Northern Illinois University
B.A., North Central College

Phone: 815-226-4018
Fax: 815-394-5166

E-mail: BWholeben@rockford.edu