Dissertation Defense Announcements
Erica P. Meltzer
"Emotion Regulation in Relation to Cognitive Functioning in the Preclinical Stages of Dementia"
Committee Chair: Dr. Joan Borod
Committee Members: Drs. Alan Kluger, Laura Rabin, J. Michael Schmidt, Justin Storbeck
"Masculine Identities Among Asian American Men: Negotiating Varying Masculine Ideals for the Self and Others"
Committee Chair: Dr. Margaret Roasario
Committee Members: Drs. Robert Grossmark, Benjamin Harris, Diana Punales, Steven Tuber
Hyunkyung "Hannah" Kim
"Identity in Sociocultural Context: Life Stories of Korean Youth in New York City"
Committee Chair: Dr. Deborah Vietze
Committee Members: Drs. Louise Hainline and Bruce Homer
"Examining Relationships between Basic Emotion Perception and Musical Training in the Prosodic, Facial, and Lexical Channels of Communication and in Music "
Committee Chair: Dr. Joan C. Borod
Committee Members: Drs. Adam Brickman, Howard Erlichman, Jennifer Stewart, Justin Storbeck
"Preventing sexual violence where it most often occurs: An investigation of the situational and structural components of child sexual abuse in residential settings "[Abstract]
Committee Chair: Dr. Cynthia Calkins
Committee Members: Drs. Michele Galietta, Elizabeth Jeglic, Karyn Smarz, Karen Terry
"Remembrance of Things Past: Does Self-Report Moderate the Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Long-Term Psychiatric Consequences? " [Abstract]
Committee Chair: Dr. Cathy Spatz Widom
Committee Members: Drs. Maureen Allwood, Geraldine Downey, Valentina Nikulina, Deryn Strange
"Transactive Knowledge Systems, Shared Leadership Style, and Team Effectiveness"
Committee Chair: Dr. Elizabeth Brauner
Committee Members: Drs. Cheryl Carmichael, Jennifer Feitosa, Christine Gockel, Aaron Kozbelt
Claire J. Hoogendoorn
Medication Management in Pediatric Chronic Illness: Should Patient Anxiety be Considered?" [Abstract
Committee Chair: Dr. Laura Reigada
Committee Members: Drs. AKeith Benkov, Yu Gao, Laura Rabin, Deborah Walder
"Mental Illness Stigma and Community Integration: Linking Perceived Experiences with Reported Behavior"
Committee Chair: Dr. Philip Yanos
Committee Members: Drs. Tim Aubry, Preeti Chauhan, Kevin Nadal, Mark Salzer
"Beaches, People, and Change: A Political Ecology of Rockaway Beach After Hurricane Sandy"
Committee Chair: Dr. Setha Low
Committee Members: Drs. David Chapin, Leigh Graham, William Kornblum, Dana Taplin, Keith Tidball
"Gendered Expression Online: Exploring Gendered Communication on Facebook and in Collaborative Editing Task"
Committee Chair: Dr. Kristen Gillespie-Lynch
Committee Members: Drs. Patricia Brooks, Ellen-ge Denton, Michael Mandiberg, Anna Stetsenko
"Participation Strategies in Low-Resource Settings and Their Impact on Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills: A Study in Four Different National Geographical Regions.;
Committee Chair: Dr. Colette Daiute
Committee Members: Drs. Judith Diers, Mary Clare Lennon, David Rindskopf, Janey Sigal
"A Developmental Perspective on PArental Cognitions and Emotions in the Context of a Parent-Mediated Intervention for Children with ASD" [Abstract
Committee Chair: Dr. Michael Siller
Committee Members: Dr. Patricia Brooks, Dr. Kristen Gillespie-Lynch, Dr. Herbert Saltzstein, Dr. Nava Silton
"The Relationships among Different Traits of Masculinity and Intimate Partner Violence" [Abstract]
Committee Chair: Dr. Chitra Raghavan
Committee Members: Dr. Cynthia Calkins, Dr. Edward Kagen, Dr. Lisa Litt, Dr. Kevin Nadal
Brian M. Johnston
"Does Intergroup Threat Cause Distinct Contact Orientations for High and Low Status Groups?"
Committee Chair: Dr. Demis E. Glasford
Committee Members: Drs. Curtis Hardin, Masi Noor, Tracey Revenson, Daryl Wout
Enitza C. Carrill
"The Words and Worlds of Disability: Service Providers' Discourses on Disablement and Neurodiversity"
Committee Chair: Dr. Anna Stetsenko
Committee Members: Drs. David Chapin, Kristen Gillespie-Lynch, Jospeh Glick, Priya Lalvani
"Community Violence, School Climate, and Social-Emotional Well-Being in the Democratic Republic of Congo"
Committee Chair: Dr. Angela Crossman
Committee Members: Drs. J. Lawrence Aber, Maureen Allwood, Peter Halpin, Louis Schlesinger, Edward Seidman
"Becoming Serpent: Mapping Coils of Paranois in a Neocolonial Security State" [Abstract]
Committee Chair: Dr. Michelle Fine
Committee Members: Drs. Linda Alcoff, Sunil Bhatia, Patricia Clough, Cindi Katz
"Boundaries and Belonging: Asian America, Psychology, and Psychoanalysis" [Abstract]
Committee Chair: Dr.Paul Wachtel
Committee Members: Dr. Deidre Anglin, Dr. Robert Grossman, Dr. Diana Punales Morejon, and Dr. Joseph Reynoso
"ThisCollegeStory.com: How Interactive Writing Media Influenced the Way Freshmen in an Educational Opportunity Program Made Sense of their College Transition" [Abstract]
Committee Chair: Dr.Colette Daiute
Committee Members: Dr. Stephen Brier, Dr. Patricia Brooks, Dr. David Rindskopf, and Dr. Luke Waltzer
"Maternal History of Neglect, Mind-Mindedness, and the Cycle of Neglect" [Abstract]
Committee Chair: Dr. Elliot Jurist
Committee Members: Dr. Paul Wachtel, Dr. Benjamin Harris, Dr. Lesia Ruglass, Dr. Katie Gentile