Dr. Alissa Call

Assistant Professor

Jonas Skywalk 203
(605) 642-6521

BHSU Psych Club Facebook

Dr. Alissa A. Call joined the Psychology Department at Black Hills State University in the Fall of 2018. She studied psychology and criminal justice at Appalachian State University earning her Bachelors Degree in 2011. Dr. Call earned her Masters in General Experimental Psychology at Appalachian State University in 2014 before earning her Doctorate in Experimental Psychology at the University of Toledo in 2018.

Dr. Call teaches a variety of courses that range from introductory courses (e.g., General Psychology, The Psychology Major) to upper level specialized courses (e.g., Psychology and the Law, Social Psychology, Research Methods in Experimental Psychology).

Dr. Call currently serves as the faculty advisor for the BHSU Psychology Club! Check out the BHSU Psychology Club Facebook page for more information and updates about the club’s activities! If interested in joining the club, email or Dr. Call directly at

Dr. Call is a legal psychologist, actively researching issues related to the field of psychology and the legal system. Her current projects mostly focus on investigating how jurors make verdict and legal decisions in sexual assault trials. Dr. Call is also interested in mentoring students in conducting their own research projects. She has presented her work at numerous national conferences and is excited to collaborate with enthusiastic students in the future.

*I am always looking for bright undergraduate students to join my lab! Check out the SLAP lab website for information about our current projects and research assistants! You can also email or for more info about the BHSU SLAP lab.