Dr. John Lefebvre teaches courses on abnormal psychology, clinical psychology and personality. During Interim, he has taught courses on amateur architecture, service learning and artificial intelligence. His research interests include resilience, pain, worry and assessment. He received his B.A. degree from McGill University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Duke University. He enjoys working with Wofford students because they are more than just a passive audience, they are engaged and engaging. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, especially at Wofford social and athletic events.
Dr. Cecile Nowatka teaches courses on child and adolescent development, abnormal psychology and social psychology. Her research interests include mental health topics such as depression, anxiety and coping. She earned her B.A. in French language and literature from the University of Virginia, her M.A. in psychology from William & Mary and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Kentucky. Nowatka enjoys the time she spends with students. Away from Wofford she enjoys hiking, cooking, watching movies and spending quality time with family and friends.
A Wofford alumnus who earned his B.S. degree in psychology from the college before continuing at Florida State for his M.S. degree and Ph.D., Dave Pittman also serves as coordinator of Wofford’s program in neuroscience. He teaches courses on biological psychology, sensation and perception, as well as behavioral and clinical neuroscience. He also teaches the senior research thesis course. Pittman is currently closely studying the impact of pharmaceuticals on taste sensations and feeding behavior in relation to taste neural signals. He values Wofford’s ability to support publications with student co-authors and enjoys the close relationships that he is able to build with both students and colleagues. Away from Wofford, Pittman brews his own beer and enjoys playing guitar.