Psychology Department Faculty and Staff

Psychology Department


Dr. Elissa Aminoff
Assistant Professor (Harvard University, 2008)
Applied Developmental
Research interests: Combination of neuroimaging techniques, individual differences, computational models, and cognitive theory; Intersection of high-level vision, memory, and associative (contextual) processing

Dr. Peggy Andover
Professor; Department Chairperson (Binghamton University, 2006)
Clinical (Child & Family)
Research interests: Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI); Attempted Suicide; NSSI and Suicide Treatment Development

Dr. Rachel Annunziato
Professor (Drexel University, 2004)
Clinical (Child & Family, Health)
Research interests: Health and Pediatric Psychology

Dr. Joshua L. Brown
Professor; Program Director, Applied Developmental (Teachers College, Columbia University, 2003)
Applied Developmental
Research interests: Social, Emotional and Academic Development; School-based Interventions

Dr. David Budescu
Anne Anastasi Professor (UNC at Chapel Hill, 1980)
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology
Research interests: Judgment and Decision Making; Behavioral Statistics; Applied Psychometrics

Dr. Natasha L. Burke
Assistant Professor (University of South Florida, 2015)
Clinical (Health; Child & Family)
Research Interests: Eating- and weight-related disorders; health disparities; intersectionality; food insecurity; marginalized populations; sociocultural influences

Dr. Heining Cham
Associate Professor; Program Director, Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology (Arizona State University, 2013)
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology
Research interests: Propensity Score Analysis, Latent Variable Interaction, Missing Data Analysis, Longitudinal Analysis

Dr. Christopher Conway
Associate Professor (University of California, Los Angeles, 2013)
Research interests: Dimensional Models of Psychological Disorders, Emotional Disorders, Personality Disorders, Stress Reactivitiy

Dr. Keith Cruise
Professor (University of North Texas, 2000)
Clinical (Forensic)
Research interests: Forensic Psychology; Juvenile Justice; Assessment; Adolescent Mental Health

Dr. Leah Feuerstahler
Assistant Professor (University of Minnesota, 2016)
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology
Research interests: Item Response Theory; Psychometric Model Specification, Fit and Interpretation; Nonparametric Methods; Bayesian Statistics

Dr. Celia Fisher
Professor, Marie Ward Doty University Chair in Ethics, and Director Fordham University Center for Ethics Education (New School for Social Research, 1978)
Applied Developmental
Research interests: Ethics; Substance Use and Abuse; Health disparities; Multiculturalism

Dr. Selin Gülgöz
Assistant Professor (University of Michigan, 2015)
Applied Developmental

Dr. Lindsay Till Hoyt
Associate Professor; Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies at Rose Hill (Northwestern University, 2013)
Applied Developmental

Dr. Alexander Kriss
Assistant Professor of Psychology Clinical Theory and Practice (The New School, 2014)

Dr. David Marcotte
Associate Professor and Associate Director of Clinical Training

Dr. Mark E. Mattson
Associate Professor; Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies at Lincoln Center (SUNY at Stony Brook, 1987)
Research interests: Psychology of Music; Human Error; History of Psychology

Dr. Dean McKay
Professor (Hofstra University, 1993)
Research interests: Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; Disgust in Psychopathology; Cognitive-Behavior Therapy

Dr. Haruka Minami
Associate Professor (Rutgers University, 2012)
Clinical (Health)
Research interests: Smoking cessation; Health psychology

Dr. Elizabeth Raposa
Associate Professor (University of California, Los Angeles, 2015)
Research Interests: Early life stress; Developmental Psychopathology; Mental health disparities; Community-based interventions

Dr. Andrew Rasmussen
Professor; Associate Chair of Master's Programs (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
Research interests: Cultural-Clinical Psychology; Trauma & other stressors; Immigrants & refugees; Global mental health

Dr. Monica Rivera-Mindt
Professor (University of Nebraska, 2000)
Clinical (Neuropsychology)
Research interests: Neuropsychology; HIV; Substance Use; Health Disparities

Dr. Barry Rosenfeld
Professor (University of Virginia, 1992)
Clinical (Forensic)
Research interests: Forensic Psychology; Health Psychology; Torture and Political Violence

Dr. Amy Roy
Professor; Director of Clinical Training (Temple University, 2003)
Clinical (Child & Family)
Research interests: Child Psychopathology, Neuroimaging

Dr. Karen Siedlecki
Associate Professor (University of Virginia, 2006)
Applied Developmental
Research interests: Cognitive Psychology

Dr. Harold Takooshian
Professor (City University of New York, 1979)
Undergraduate Studies
Research interests: International; Urban; I-O; Student excellence

Dr. Jing Tian
Assistant Professor (Carnegie Mellon University, 2018)
Applied Developmental
Research interests: Mathematical development, Rational number cognition, Spatial skills, STEM outcomes

Dr. H. Shellae Versey
Assistant Professor (University of Michigan, 2011)
Applied Developmental
Research interests: Social and Community Psychology; Aging and Adult Development; Mixed-Methods; Place, Space, and Embodiment; Psychology of Gender and Race; Intersectionality

Dr. Tiffany Yip
Professor (New York University, 2003)
Applied Developmental
Research interests: Ethnic/Racial Identity; Discrimination; Psychological Well-being; Adolescent/Young adult Development

Dr. Molly E. Zimmerman
Associate Professor (University of Cincinnati, 2004)
Clinical (Neuropsychology)
Research interests: Neuropsychology; Dementia; Normal aging; Sleep; Traumatic brain injury

Main Office


Maria Barbieri
Department Administrator
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Maria Merli
Sr. Executive Secretary
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Nicolemarie McCarroll
Executive Secretary
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Eliane Victoria (Lincoln Center)
Sr. Executive Secretary
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Olivia Bradley-Willemann
IT Liaison to the Department
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