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Natasha L. Burke

Professor Natasha L. Burke portraitAssistant Professor of Psychology
Curriculum Vitae

Email: nburke12@fordham.edu

Rose Hill Campus: Dealy Hall, Room 318
Phone: 718-817-3778
Fax: 718-817-5246

 

Education

  • 1997 BS in Marketing and International Business, New York University
  • 2009 MA in Psychology, New York University
  • 2015 PhD in Psychology (Clinical), University of South Florida

Major Research Interests

Dr. Burke’s research interests broadly include the prevention and treatment of obesity and disordered eating in children. Her specific interests revolve around the complex interplay among weight status, demographic characteristics, psychological comorbidities, and associated risk factors. Given the persistence of significant obesity-related health disparities, her goal is to continue to inform research and interventions in ethnic minority and economically disadvantaged populations.

Courses

  • PSYC 1200 – Foundations of Psychology
  • PSYC 6020 – Health Psychology
  • PSYC 8290 – Clinical Supervision 

Recent Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

*Indicates post-baccalaureate mentee

Burke, N. L., Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Crosby, R., Mehari, R. D., Marwitz, S. E., Broadney, M. M., Shomaker, L.B., Kelly, N. R., Schvey, N. A., Cassidy, O., Yanovski, S. Z., & Yanovski, J. A. (2017). Measurement invariance of the Eating Disorder Examination in black and white children and adolescents. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50, 758-768. doi:10.1002/eat.22713

Schaefer, L., Burke, N. L., Calogero, R., Menzel, J. E., Krawczyk, R., & Thompson, J. K. (2018). Self-objectification, body shame, and disordered eating: Testing a core mediational model of objectification theory among White, Black, and Hispanic women. Body Image, 24, 5-12. doi: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2017.10.005

Cassidy, O., Eichen, D. M., Burke, N. L., Patmore, J., Shore, A., Radin, R. M., Sbrocco, T., Shomaker, L. B., Mirza, N., Young, J. F., Wilfley, D. E., & Tanofsky-Kraff, M. (2018). Engaging African American adolescents and stakeholders to adapt interpersonal psychotherapy for weight gain prevention. The Journal of Black Psychology, 44(2), 128-161. doi:10.1177/0095798417747142

Burke, N. L., Shomaker, L. B., Brady, S., Reynolds, J. C., Young, J. F., Wilfley, D. E., Sbrocco, T., Stephens, M., Olsen, C. H., Kozlowsky, M., Yanovski, J. A., & Tanofsky-Kraff, M. (2017). Impact of age and race on obesity prevention effectiveness in girls with loss of control eating. Nutrients, 9(9), 947. doi:10.3390/nu9090947

*Jaramillo, M., Burke, N. L., Shomaker, L. B., Brady, S. M., Kozlosky, M., Yanovski, J. A., & Tanofsky-Kraff, M. (2018). Perceived family functioning in relation to energy intake in adolescent girls with loss of control eating. Nutrients, 10(12), 1869.

*Grammer, A. C., Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Burke, N. L., Byrne, M. E., Mi, S. J., Jaramillo, M., Shank, L. M., Kelly, N. R., Stojek, M. K., Schvey, N. A., Broadney, M. M., Brady, S. M., Yanovski, S. Z., & Yanovski, J. A. (2018). An examination of the associations between pediatric loss of control eating, anxiety, and body composition in children and adolescents. Eating Behaviors, 30, 109-114. doi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2018.06.007

Byrne, M. E., Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Kelly, N. R., Grammer, A. C., Jaramillo, M., Mi, S. J., Stojek, M., Shank, L.M., Burke, N. L., Cassidy, O., Schvey, N. A., Brady, S. M., Demidowich, A. P., Broadney, M. M., Yanovski, S. Z., & Yanovski, J. A. (2019). Pediatric loss-of-control eating and anxiety in relation to components of metabolic syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 44 (2), 220–228. doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsy077

Schaefer, L. M., Burke, N. L., Anderson, L. M., Thompson, J. K., Heinberg, L. J., Bardone-Cone, A. M., Higgins Neyland, M. K., Frederick, D. A., Anderson, D. A., Schaumberg, K., Nerini, A., Stefanile, C., Dittmar, H., Klump, K. L., Vercellone, A. C., & Paxton, S. J. (in press). Comparing internalization of appearance ideals and appearance-related pressures among women from the United States, Italy, England, and Australia. Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity. doi: 10.1007/s40519-018-0544-8.

Schaefer, L. M., Burke, N. L., & Thompson, J. K. (in press). Thin ideal internalization: How much is too much? Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity. doi: 10.1007/s40519-018-0498-x.

Shomaker, L. B., Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Matherne, C. E., Mehari, R. D., Olsen, C. H., Marwitz, S. E., Bakalar, J.L., Ranzenhofer, L. M., Kelly, N. R.., Schvey, N. A., Burke, N. L., Cassidy, O., Brady, S. M., Dietz, L. J., Wilfley, D. E., Yanovski, S. Z., & Yanovski, J. A. (2017). A randomized, comparative pilot trial of family based interpersonal psychotherapy for reducing psychosocial symptoms, disordered-eating, and excess weight gain in at-risk preadolescents with loss-of-control-eating. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50, 1084-1094. doi:10.1002/eat.22741

Shank, L. M., Crosby, R. D., Grammer, A. C., Shomaker, L. B, Vanucci, A., Burke, N. L., Stojek, M., Brady, S. M., Kozlosky, M., Reynolds, J. C., Yanovski, J. A., & Tanofsky-Kraff, M. (2017). Examination of the interpersonal model of loss of control eating in the laboratory. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 76, 36-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comppsych.2017.03.015

Burke, N. L., & Storch, E. A. (2015) A meta-analysis of weight status and anxiety in children and adolescents. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 36(3), 133-145. doi:10.1097/DBP.0000000000000143

Schaefer, L. M., Burke, N. L., Thompson, J. K., Heinberg, L. J., Calogero, R. M., Bardone-Cone, A. M., Higgins, M. K., Frederick, D. A., Kelly, M., Anderson, D. A., Schaumberg, K., Nerini, A., Stefanile, C., Dittmar, H., Clark, E., Adams, Z., Macwana, S., Klump, K. L., Vercellone, A. C., Paxton, S. J. & Swami, V. (2015). Development and validation of the Sociocultural Attitudes Towards Appearance Questionnaire-4 (SATAQ-4). Psychological Assessment, 27(1), 54-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0037917

Slosky, L. E., Stern, M., Burke, N. L., & Siminoff, L. A. (2014). Decision making in the PICU: An examination of factors influencing participation decisions in phase III randomized clinical trials. International Journal of Pediatrics, Article ID 676023, 6 pages. doi:10.1155/2014/676023

Kugler, B. B., Burke, N. L., Bloom, M., Truax, T. V., Kaercher, L. B., & Storch, E. A. (2013). Caretakerteacher agreement on emotional and behavioral problems in traumatized youth in residential treatment. Residential Treatment for Children and Youth, 30(3), 151-167. doi:10.1080/0886571X.2013.813343

Menzel, J. E., Schaefer, L. M., Burke, N. L., Mayhew, L. L., Brannick, M. T., & Thompson, J. K. (2010). Appearance-related teasing, body dissatisfaction, and disordered eating: A meta-analysis. Body Image, 7, 261-
270. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2010.05.004

Invited Chapters

Burke, N. L., Karam, A., Tanofsky-Kraff, M., & Wilfley, D. E. (2018). Interpersonal Psychotherapy for the Treatment of Eating Disorders. In W. S. Agras and A. H. Robinson (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Eating Disorders (2nd Ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190620998.013.16

Park, J., Burke, N. L., & Lewin, A. (2015). Obsessive-compulsive disorder symptom dimensions: Etiology, phenomenology, and clinical implications. In C. Lack (Ed.) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Etiology, Phenomenology and Treatment. Fareham, Hampshire, UK: Onus Books.

Burke, N. L., Schaefer, L. M., & Thompson, J. K. (2012). Body image. In V.S. Ramachaudran (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Behavior (2nd Ed.). New York: Academic Press.

Thompson, J. K., Burke, N. L., & Krawczyk, R. (2012). Measurement of body image in adolescence and adulthood. In T. F. Cash (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance (pp. 512-520). Waltham, MA: Academic Press.

Professional Affiliations

  • Academy for Eating Disorders
  • Association for Psychological Science
  • American Psychological Association
  • The Obesity Society