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After serving as the Director of Research in the Graduate Programs in Counseling at Southern Nazarene University from 2003 to 2014 and as an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Counseling there from 2012 to 2014, I returned to the University of Central Oklahoma (where I was an Assistant Professor from 2007 to 2012) as an Associate Professor in 2014. I have two amazing daughters - Rachel (born in 2004) and Kristen (born in 2006) - and a fabulous husband, Mike. Life is full both professionally and personally. 

Favorite Links

Association for Research in Personality

Association for Psychological Science

International Association for Relationship Research

Oklahoma Association of Science

Oklahoma Psychological Society
Protecting Human Research Participants (NIH) Training

Social Psychology Network

Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Southwestern Psychological Association

UCO Psyence Friday Colloquia
UCO Research, Creative, and Scholarly Activity Student Grant

UCO Sona-Systems

​​UCO STLR Transformative Learning Student Grant

Alicia Limke-McLean

Associate Professor

University of Central Oklahoma


2002-2005 – Ph.D. in Psychology                   
University of Oklahoma                                  
Advisor: Dr. Carolin Showers                          
Major Area: Social-Personality Psychology  
Minor Area: Cognitive Psychology

2000-2002 – M.S. in Psychology

University of Oklahoma 

Advisor: Dr. Carolin Showers

Major Area: Social-Personality Psychology

1997-2000 - B.S. in Psychology

Southern Nazarene University           
Advisor: Dr. Dorothy Stasser