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Zsuzsanna Kiraly


Zsuzsanna Kiraly

Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the Hagin School Consultation and Early Childhood Centers

School Psychology

113 W 60th Street
10th Floor, Room 1016E

Dr. Kiraly is the Director of the Hagin School Consultation and Early Childhood Centers, a training facility associated with the Division of Psychological and Educational Services of the Graduate School of Education at Fordham University.

She is also a Clinical Associate Professor in the School Psychology Program at the Graduate School of Education. Before joining Fordham, she was a school psychologist for the New York City Board of Education.


PhD, Fordham University

PD, Fordham University

Clinical, Training, and Research Interests

The Centers offer a variety of practica, externship, and internship opportunities in psycho-educational assessment, academic interventions, individual counseling, and parenting skills training.

We also conduct research in the areas of psycho-educational service delivery, and client satisfaction.

Finally, the Centers offer monthly In-Service Training seminars, open to all Graduate School of Education students.

Dr. Kiraly welcomes students to participate in the Centers’ clinical and research activities, and to attend their ongoing In-Training seminars — contact her via email (

Selected Publications

Woodring, L. A., Cancelli, A. A., & Ponterotto, J. G. (2005). A qualitative investigation of adolescents’ experiences with parental HIV/AIDS, American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 75, 658-675.

Cancelli, A. A., (2004). Dobbs Ferry High School International Baccalaureate Program Evaluation. New York: Fordham University.

Cancelli, A. A., Logan, J. P., & Blumberg, F. C. (2004, July). Achievement goal orientation, public and private evaluation, and the attribution of shame . Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Utsey, S. O., Ponterotto, J. G., Reynolds, A. L., & Cancelli, A. A. (2000). Racial discrimination, coping, life satisfaction, and self-esteem among African Americans. Journal of Counseling & Development, 78, 72-80.


Advanced Seminar in Therapeutic Interventions (PSGE7424)

Cognitive Assessment (PSGE7508)

Personality Assessment (PSGE7412)

PhD Internship Seminar (PSGE7490)

Psychology of Small Groups (PSGE7630)

Therapeutic Interventions in the Schools (PSGE7423)