Alissa Russell

Faculty Profiles

Alissa Russell

Assistant Professor
36 Spes Unica Hall, Room 320



PhD, University of Notre Dame
BA, MA, University of Notre Dame

Research Interests 

  • Lifespan development
  • Adult development and aging
  • Well-being
  • Longitudinal methods
  • Stress and coping

Courses Recently Taught 

  • PSYC 156: Introductory psychology: cultures and systems
  • PSYC 301: Developmental psychology
  • PSYC 305: Lifespan developmental psychology
  • PSYC 389: Practicum teaching psychology

Creative and Scholarly Work 

  • Russell, A., G. J. Haeffel, B. L. Hankin, S. E. Maxwell, R. A. Perera.  "Moving beyond main effects: A Data analytical strategy for testing complex theories of clinical phenomena."  Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice 21 (4) (2014): 385-397.
  • Russell, A., C. S. Bergeman, S. B. Scott. "Daily social exchanges and affect in middle and later adulthood: The impact of loneliness and age." International Journal of Aging and Human Development 74(4) (2012): 299-329.
  • Russell, A., C. S. Bergeman, P. Deboeck, B. Baird, M. Montpetit, A. Ong. "Emotion control during later life: The relationship between global perceptions and daily experience." Personality and Individual Differences 50 (2011): 1084-1088.
  • Russell, A., S. B. Scott, C. S. Bergeman.  "The Influence of Control on Daily Affect Regulation in Later Life: Longitudinal and Developmental Approaches to Understanding Change." Paper accepted for presentation at the Gerontological Society of America Conference, Washington, D.C., 2014.

Professional Memberships 

American Psychological Association
Gerontological Society of America