Psychology & Counseling
Sarah Sass, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Department: Psychology & Counseling
Building: HPR 212
Ph.D. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
M.A. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
B.A.University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
PSYC 4311 - Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 5834 - Cognitive Therapy: Theory and Application
Professional & Research Interests
In general, my research interests involve mechanisms and treatment of psychological disorders, emphasizing internalizing disorders such as anxiety and depression. This interest has guided my pursuit of two distinct but related areas of research. The first has involved laboratory research that examines emotion-cognition interactions in anxious and depressed individuals. The second research area involves treatment research, primarily using basic science methods to evaluate treatment outcome. I employ psychophysiological (including EEG, ERP, heart rate, skin conductance) as well as self-report and behavioral methods in this work.