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Adam Fried

Adam Fried

Assistant Director, Center for Ethics Education
Director, Master's in Ethics and Society
Director, Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Minor in Bioethics
Rose Hill Campus: Dealy Hall, Room 117A

Phone: 718-817-0128


  • 2000 BA in Psychology, Rutgers University
  • 2003 MA in Clinical Psychology, Fordham University
  • 2007 PhD in Clinical Psychology, Fordham University

Major Research Interests

  • Research ethics
  • Research and professional ethics
  • Adolescent substance use and risk behaviors
  • Bioethics
  • Treatment-outcome research


Adam Fried is the Assistant Director of the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education and director of the Master's in Ethics and Society, and the Interdisciplinary Minor in Bioethics. He is a licensed psychologist and earned a PhD in clinical psychology at Fordham University in 2007. Dr. Fried has published in area of research ethics, including informed consent and ethical issues related to the use of the internet in practice and research. In addition to his interest in research ethics, he has also published articles in the area of college drinking and was a member of a team that evaluated treatments for adolescent substance abuse at the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. He is currently the Ethics Editor of the Clinical Psychologist (APA, Division 12). 

Recent Publications

  • Fried, A.L. & Fisher, C.B. (in press).  Moral Stress and Job Burnout Among Frontline Staff Conducting Clinical Research on Affective and Anxiety Disorders.  Professional Psychology: Research & Practice.

  • Fried, A.L., & Fisher, C.B. (2014). Ethical considerations in mental health treatment and interventions with school-age children and adolescents.  In C.A. Alfano and D.C. Beidel (eds), Comprehensive Evidence-based Interventions for Children and Adolescents (pp. 15-30). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

  • Fisher, C.B., True, G., Alexander, L., & Fried, A.L. (2013).  Moral stress, moral practice, and ethical climate in community-based drug use research:Views from the frontline.  American Journal of Bioethics Primary Research, 4(3), 27-38.

  • Fried, A.L. (2012). Ethics in psychological research: Guidelines and regulations. In. H. Cooper, P. Camic, D. Long, A.T. Panter, D. Rindskopf, & K. Sher (Eds) APA handbook of research methods in psychology, Vol 1: Foundations, planning, measures, and psychometrics (pp. 55-73). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association.

  • Fisher, C. B., & Fried, A. L. (2010). Ethical issues and challenges in applied developmental research. In V. Maholmes and C. Lomonaco (Eds.), Applied research in child and adolescent development: A practical guide (pp. 131–154). New York: Taylor & Francis.

  • Fisher, C. B., Fried, A. L., Goodman, S. J., & Germano, K. K. (2009). Measures of mentoring, department climate, and graduate student preparedness in the responsible conduct of psychological research. Ethics & Behavior, 19, 1–26.

  • Fisher, C. B., Fried, A. L., & Feldman, L. (2009). Graduate socialization in the responsible conduct of research: A national survey on the research ethics training experiences of psychology doctoral students. Ethics & Behavior, 19, 1–23.

  • Hogue, A., Henderson, C. E., Dauber, S., Chinchilla, P., Fried, A., & Liddle, H. A. (2009). Treatment adherence, competence and outcome in individual and family therapy for adolescent behavior problems. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

  • Hogue, A., Chinchilla, P., Fried, A., Berzins, P., Liddle, H. A., Inclan, J., Reiner, R. H., Henderson, C., & Becker D. (2009). Assessing fidelity in individual and family therapy for substance abuse. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.

  • Glenwick, D. G., Fried, A. L., & Abbey, J. (2008). Field-Based course in clinical geropsychology. Teaching of Psychology.

  • Fisher, C. B., Fried, A. L., & Anushko, A. (2007). Development and validation of the College Drinking Influences Survey: A measure of expectations, psycho-social characteristics and values influencing drinking choices. Journal of American College Health.