Position: Assistant Professor
Campus Affiliation: Lehman College
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Clinical Psych., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook
Training Area: Clinical Psychology @ Queens College
Research Interests: Children of Depressed Parents; Psychosocial Functioning in Latino and African-American College Students
The relationship between early childhood experiences, such as physical and sexual abuse, and different types of depression. Also interested in the relationship between specific parental psychiatric disorders and parenting difficulties, such as physical abuse and poor quality relationships with offspring. Finally, interested in the academic, social, emotional, and physical health of children of depressed parents, particularly, dysthymia (a chronic type of depression).