College of Letters & Sciences
Upham Hall

David Havas
Associate Professor

Dr. Havas joined the UWW Psychology faculty in 2012 after earning his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Department of Psychology in Cognitive and Perceptual Sciences.  He specializes in language processing and affective neuroscience, and his area of research is in developing embodied theories of emotional language comprehension and of the role of emotions in interpersonal understanding.  In his role as the director of the Laboratory for Language and Emotion at UW-Whitewater, he engages undergraduate students in applying behavioral and psychophysiological research methods and tools to a range of research questions in cognitive, affective, and social psychology.  David teaches courses in Cognitive Psychology, Biology of Emotion, and Research Methods.