Lecturers of Psychology

Prof. Dr. Marthen Pali, M.Psi - Head of Psychology Study Program


Prof. Dr. Marthen Pali. M.Psi earned his Bachelor degree in Counseling from IKIP Malang and both Master and Doctor degrees in Psychology from Universitas of Indonesia. He has extensive experiences in managing educational institution. Before working in UPH Surabaya Campus, he was the Director of Graduate program in Universitas Negeri Malang.

He had been selected as a researcher in the National Research Council from 1995-2002. Right now, he is still actively joining professional organizations such as Ikatan Instrumentasi Bimbingan Konseling Indonesia and Himpunan Masyarakat Psikologi Indonesia.



Firmanto Adi S.Psi., M.Si. - Lecturer


Firmanto Adi Nurcahyo S.Psi., M.Si graduated cum laude from Gadjah Mada University for both his Bachelor and Master degrees. He took psychometric as major in his Master study, which led him to teach relevant subjects (i.e., Statistics, Research Methodology, test Construction, Experimental Psychology, etc.) in UPH Surabaya Campus. His research interests include test development, social psychology, music psychology, and cross-cultural psychology.

He is an active member of Himpunan Psikologi Indonesia (HIMPSI) Jawa Timur. He has joined several international conferences, and once been awarded a travel grant to present his paper in Australia.



Maria Helena Suprapto, S. Psi, M. Psi, Psikolog - Lecturer


Graduated summa cum-laude from the undergraduate program of Faculty of Psychology of Universitas Surabaya, Maria Helena Suprapto was able to finish her undergraduate study in three years. She earned her Master degree from the same university. She is the chairman of Lembaga Psikologi Terapan, Integrated Services Center UPH Surabaya. As a licensed psychologist, she provides psychological services since 2009. She presented her researches at national and international conferences (Canada, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia). She also published her researches in accredited national journals, and national journals. She earned research grants from Kemenristekdikti in 2013 and 2016. She also received a grant for presenting a research at international conference from Kemenristekdikti in 2014. She was also a consultant for a World Vision Indonesia project in 2015.The main areas of her research interests are internet addiction, body image, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, gratitude, and religiosity. She is also an active member of Himpunan Psikologi Indonesia (HIMPSI) Jawa Timur.


Karin Lucia Tanojo, S.Psi., M.Psi., Psikolog - Lecturer


Karin Lucia Tanojo graduated from Faculty of Psychology of Universitas Surabaya. She had a long-list track record of being involved in student activities in her alma mater. Taking educational psychology as her major in the master study, she is now developing research interests in both educational and developmental psychology areas. She has actively been a speaker for some seminars and radio channels.



Yusak Novanto, S.Psi, M.Psi., M.Si., Psikolog - Lecturer


Yusak Novanto earned both his Bachelor (2001) and Master of Psychology degrees (2003) from Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Indonesia, Depok. Majored in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology in his Master degree, he is now become an active member of APIO (Asosiasi Psikolog Industri Organisasi), Asosiasi Psikologi Kristiani (APK) and HIMPSI Jatim as registered psychologist. His teaching subjects and research interests are Industrial/Organizational Psychology.Starting his service at UPH Surabaya, he was working as marketing and admission manager of this university since November 2007 until January 2013. Since February 2013 until now, he decide to dedicate his life to be fulltime faculty member of Faculty of Psychology, UPH Surabaya. On 2012-2014, He also got opportunity to finished His Master of Science degree in Educational Psychology from Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya. Since August 2015, He is continuing his study to the doctoral level at Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya majoring in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.



Dra. Jophita Hosea B, M.Psi, Psikolog - Lecturer


Graduating from Bachelor Degree of Psychology Department Surabaya University with specialization in Developmental Psychology, she continued pursuing higher degree in Magister Psychology at the same university. Currently, she owns a Psychology and Human Resource Beaureau since 1991, she also teaches in Psychology Department since 2002 until now.


Yovita Maria, S.Psi., M.Psi., Psikolog - Lecturer


She graduated from Faculty of Psychology of Universitas Surabaya for both Bachelor and Master Degree. Taking General Psychology as her undergraduate major program and Industrial/ Organizational Psychology as her major in the Master program, she is now teaching relevant subjects. She began her career as HR Staff at UPH Surabaya, afterwards she decided to be lecturer at Faculty of Psychology UPH Surabaya.