Meet The Team
Dr. Kelly Campbell
Dr. Kelly Campbell is a Professor of Psychology at California State University, San Bernardino. Her research examines couple relationships and friendships including deceptive online romance (known as catfishing), infidelity, instant connections (e.g., chemistry), and love. She has conducted studies in the U.S., Canada, England, France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and South Africa. Dr. Campbell serves as the Associate Director for the Institute for Child Development and Family Relations, co-directs a South Africa study abroad program and teaches for the London study abroad program. She also blogs for Psychology Today and hosts a radio show called “Let’s Talk Relationships.”
Dr. Mark Agars
Dr. Mark Agars is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Institute for Child Development and Family Relations (ICDFR) at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB). As ICDFR Director, Dr. Agars works to foster partnerships between CSUSB faulty and community agencies with shared interests in healthy child and family development. These partnerships serve to advance research, provide quality child and family services in the community, and create enriching educational and professional experiences for students. Dr. Agars also directs theWork.Family.Life research lab, which conducts research on the work and family interface with a specific focus on the challenges faced by the working poor.
Dr. Laura Kamptner
Dr. Laura Kamptner is Professor of Human Development in the Psychology Department at California State University, San Bernardino. She teaches courses in child/human development, child guidance, parenting, and the history of childhood, and works with several community parent education projects which include the local jail system. As director of the Parental Intervention Project, Dr. Kamptner works with a clinical team to provide parent education and trauma recovery for men and women at the local jails through a collaboration between CSUSB and the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.