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Elizabeth Jeglic
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Phone: 212.484.1195
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., SUNY at Binghamton, New York
Training Area: Clinical Psychology @ John Jay College
Research Interests: Suicidal Behavior; Treatment of Sex Offenders
Dr. Elizabeth L. Jeglic is a Professor of Psychology. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Binghamton University. She completed an APA accredited predoctoral internship at the Hudson River Regional Internship Program where she gained expertise in the assessment and treatment of persistent mental illness. During graduate school Dr. Jeglic served as a Junior Program Officer at the Correctional Services of Canada where she developed and evaluated treatment programs for sex offenders. After graduation, Dr. Jeglic completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania under the mentorship of Dr. Aaron T. Beck where she specialized in the assessment and treatment of suicidal behavior and gained expertise in Cognitive Therapy. She is currently a licensed clinical psychologist in New York State. Dr. Jeglic's research interests fall broadly in two domains: (1) the assessment and treatment of suicidal behavior and (2) sex offender assessment, treatment and public policy. She has received grants from the National Institute of Justice and the American Association for Suicide Prevention to fund her research. Her current research interests include evidence based public policy and prevention initiatives.  Dr. Jeglic is a Mentor in the Ronald E. McNair Program. Dr. Jeglic actively mentors students at all levels and is eager to involve them in her research.