Debra Hope is director of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic. Her research interests include assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders, particularly social phobia. Her work on psychopathology emphasizes information processing models that describe the role of attention and memory in social phobia and the impact of these cognitive processes on interpersonal functioning. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology form the University at Albany-State University of New York in 1990 and joined the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Psychology that same year.
Helen Raikes develops and evaluates solutions, interventions that support parents and teachers, and school programs that improve literacy and help children who are at risk due to poverty succeed.