Department of Psychology

La Juana Cochrane

Associate Professor of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
Social Sciences Building (SO 402), Room 4010
Phone: 470-578-7441


Dr. J. La Juana Cochrane is an Associate Professor of Kennesaw State University. She earned her B.A. in Psychology from Fisk University (Nashville, TN). She earned both her M.A. and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with minors in Counseling, Educational Administration, Educational Research and Adult Education from the University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa). Dr. Cochrane has been a faculty member and a previous department chair of the Social and International Studies department at Southern Polytechnic State University (now known as Kennesaw State University); a faculty member and pervious psychology department chair at Knoxville College (TN). She has also been a Project Director for a mental health training program at the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB). Dr. Cochrane considers herself a student-oriented teacher who has taught a variety of courses including: Theories of Personality, Social Psychology, International Psychology, Introduction to General Psychology, Educational Psychology, Senior Seminar, Abnormal Psychology and Comparative Culture. Her research interests include studying the personality traits of both students and teachers who prefer online course verses face-to-face courses.