Faculty and Staff

Psychology Department

Faculty

Dr. Elissa Aminoff
Assistant Professor (Harvard University, 2008)
Applied Developmental
Research interests: Cognitive Neuroscience; High-level Vision; Memory; fMRI; EEG

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

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

Dr. Joshua L. Brown
Associate 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. Nancy Busch Rossnagel
Professor (The Pennsylvania State University, 1979)
Applied Developmental
Research interests: Parent-child relationships in Latino families, Mastery motivation and self-concept in early childhood.

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

Dr. Keith Cruise
Assistant Professor; Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies at Rose Hill
Clinical (Forensic)
Research interests: Forensic Psychology; Juvenile Justice; Assessment; Adolescent Mental Health

Dr. Celia Fisher
Professor, Marie Ward Doty University Chair, 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. David Glenwick
Professor (University of Rochester, 1975)
Clinical (Child & Family)
Research interests: Clinical Child and Geropsychology; Community Psychology; Developmental Disabilities; CBT

Dr. Ann Higgins-D'Alessandro
Associate Professor (Pennsylvania State University, 1979)
Applied Developmental

Dr. Lindsay Till Hoyt
Assistant Professor (Northwestern University, 2013)
Applied Developmental

Dr. Se-Kang Kim
Associate Professor and Program Director, Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology Program (University of Minnesota, 1999)
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology

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

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

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

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

Dr. Mary Procidano
Associate Professor (Indiana University, 1981)
Clinical
Research interests: Perceived Social Support and Appraisal; Cross-cultural Assessment; Spirituality; Interpersonal Psychotherapy

Dr. Andrew Rasmussen
Associate Professor; Director, MS Program in Applied Psychological Methods (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
Clinical
Research interests: Cultural-Clinical Psychology; Trauma & other stressors; Immigrants & refugees; Global mental health

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

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

Dr. Amy Roy
Associate Professor (Temple University, 2003)
Clinical (Child & Family, Neuropsychology)
Research interests: Child Psychopathology

Dr. Karen Siedlecki
Assistant Professor; Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies at Lincoln Center (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. Frederick Wertz
Professor and Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies at Lincoln Center: Clinical
Phenomenological, Existential, and Humanistic Psychology; Qualitative Research Methods

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

718-817-3775

Staff

Maria Barbieri
Department Administrator
718-817-3777
barbieri@fordham.edu

Maria Merli
Academic Executive Secretary
718-817-3776
mmerli@fordham.edu

Olivia Bradley-Willemann
IT Liaison to the Department
718-817-3789
obradleywillemann@fordham.edu