Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York

Andrew Rasmussen, PhD.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Director MS Program in Applied Psychological Methods
Department of Psychology
Dealy 334
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458-9993
Phone: 718-817-4692
Office Hours: 9-11 Wed. am, Dealy 334

Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Andrew Rasmussen, PhD.
Education | Clinical Interests | Research | Projects | Courses | Professional Expertise | CooperationsPublications  

Education Top
  • 1994 B.A. in Political Science, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • 2004 Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

Clinical Interests
  • Cultural and community psychology
  • Trauma and stress
  • Immigrants and refugees

Major Research Interests Top
  • Social-ecological effects of forced migration
  • Measurement of culturally-defined idioms of distress
  • Trauma and psychosocial stressors in humanitarian disasters
  • Immigrants' access to healthcare
  • Program evaluation

Projects Top
  • "Social Networks of West African Forced Migrants" (P.I., sponsored by NIH/NICHD)
  • "Culture and childcare at the Women's Health and Economic Development Corporation" (P.I., collaboration with Prof. Fatima Varner)
  • "Child Health-Seeking Networks among West African Refugees" (PI; Foundation for Child Development's Young Scholars Program)

Courses Top
  • Trauma and Family Violence
  • Introductory Psychology (Eloquentia Perfecta)
  • Social Psychology
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Global Mental Health

Further Professional Expertise/Experience/Tasks  Top
  • Member, NIMH Review Section: Fellowships & Dissertation Grants
  • Member, NIMH Reveiw Section: Global Mental Health Hub Grants (U19)
  • Reviewer, WHO mhGAP Guidelines: Disorders & Problems Specifically Related to Exposure to Stress
  • Reviewer (ad hoc): American Journal of Community Psychology, British Journal of Psychiatry, Child Development, Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, Depression and Anxiety, Journal of Traumatic Stress, Psychological Medicine, Transcultural Psychiatry

Cooperations Top
  • Dr. Adeyinka Akinsulure-Smith, City College of New York, CUNY, New York, NY
  • Dr. Tracy Chu, Brooklyn College, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY
  • Dr. Francesca Gany, Sloan Kettering Cancer Research Institute, New York, NY

Selected Publications (since 2010)


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