Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York

Harold Takooshian, ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Leon Lowenstein 916F
Lincoln Center Campus
113 West 60 Street
New York NY 10023
(212) 636 - 6393
Office Hours: Tues 9-11, Thurs 5-6, Fri 4-5 & by appt. at LC, RH, TT

Curriculum Vitae
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Major Research Interests Top
  • Applied social/personality
  • Industrial psychology
  • Applied psychometrics
  • Attitude survey research methods
  • Urban psychology
  • Ethnicity and feminism
  • Cross cultural psychology
  • Student excellence

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Selected Publications Top
  • Giardino, J.C., Black, N., Donald, H.N., Bhalla, R.V., & Harold Takooshian. (2011). Public attitudes toward the ethics of organ donation. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 20, 52-74.
  • Takooshian, H. (2012, spring). Beyond Fulbright: New opportunities in international psychology. International Psychology Bulletin, 16 (2), 46-48.
  • Takooshian, H. (2010). Urban psychology. Pages 914-918 in R. Hutchison (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Urban Studies. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.
  • Takooshian, H., A. Milgram, J.S. Bruner, T. Blass, C.J. Taylor, S. Levine, & A. Voronov (2010, Spring). Stanley Milgram’s legacy, 50 years later. The General Psychologist, 45 (1), 15-25.
  • Takooshian, H. (2008). Checking a test's reliability and validity. In L.T. Benjamin, Jr. (Ed.), Favorite activities for the teaching of psychology (pages 14-19). Washington DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Takooshian, H., & S.P. Shahinian (2008, Oct.). Psychology at the United Nations: A brief history. Psychology International, 19, 10-11.
  • Takooshian, H., & T.R. Grimes (2006). Social psychology in the multicultural classroom. Pages 676-681 in G.B. Esquivel, E.C. Lopez, and S. Nahari (Eds.), The handbook of multicultural school psychology. Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum.
  • Takooshian H.  (2005). Urban psychology: Its history andcurrentstatus.  Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 14, 2-10.
  • TakooshianH. , Bedrosian D., Cecero J.J., Chancer L., Karmen A., Rasenberger J., Rosenthal A.M., Sliwa C., Skoller C.E., Stephen J..  (2005).  Remembering Catherine "Kitty" Genovese: A public forum.  Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 14, 63-77.  
  • Takooshian H.  (Ed.). (2005). Social psychology of city life. [Special issue].   Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 14 (1,2), 1-77.
  • Takooshian H.  (2003).  Counseling psychology's wide new horizons. The Counseling Psychologist, 31, 420-426.
  • Takooshian H., Mrinal N.R., Mrinal U.M. (2001).  Research methods for studies in the field.  In Adler L.L. & Gielen U.P. (Eds.), Cross-cultural topics in psychology (2 ed.). (pp. 29-46).  Westport CT: Praeger. 
  • Takooshian H.  (2000).  How Stanley Milgram taught about obedience and social influence.  In Blass T. (Ed.), Obedience to authority: Current perspectives on the Milgram paradigm (pp. 9-24). Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum.
  • Takooshian H.  (1999).  Checking a test's reliability and validity.  In Benjamin L.T., Nodine B.F., Ernst R.M., & Broeker  C.B. (Eds.),  Activities handbook for the teaching of psychology, Volume 4 (pages 88-93).  Washington DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Takooshiam H. & S. Newman (1998), Recognizing excellent psychology students. International Journal of Psychology, 367-369.
  • Takooshian H.  (1996, April). (Ed.). Political correctness and social distress in academe.  (Special issue).  Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 5 (2).
  • Takooshian, H. (1995). Armenian Americans. In J. Galens, A.J. Sheets, & R.V. Young (Eds.). Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America (pp. I:109-122).  Detroit: Gale.
  • Benagh J.S. & Takooshian H.  (2004, March).  Commitment, burnout, and job satisfaction in urban emergency medical services: A psychological perspective.  Journal of Emergency Medical Services, S-11.  
  • Abdolian L.F. & Takooshian H.  (2003). The USA PATRIOT Act: Civil liberties, the media, and public opinion. Fordham Urban Law Journal, 30, 1429-1453. 
  • Rieber R.W., Takooshian H. , & Iglesias H. (2002). The case of Sybil in the teaching of psychology. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 11, 355-360.
  • Guzewicz, T. D. & Takooshian, H. (1991).  The development of a short-form scale of public attitudes toward the homeless.  Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 1, 67-79.

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