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Clinical Psychology @ John Jay College Faculty

Core Faculty

Maureen Allwood
Child and Adolescent Trauma Including PTSD; Services for Minority, Refugee and Immigrant Youth

Cynthia Calkins
Sexual violence policy and prevention

Preeti Chauhan
Neighborhood risk factors and crime, victimization and substance use; Race/ethnic disparities; and Policing

Diana Falkenbach

William H. Gottdiener
Psychotherapeutic Treatments for Severe Psychopathology; Underlying Psychological Processes Involved in Comorbid Substance Use Disorders and PTSD

Elizabeth Jeglic
Suicidal Behavior; Treatment of Sex Offenders

Kevin Nadal
Counseling; Multicultural Issues

Chitra Raghavan
Intimate partner violence, sexual assault, gender and cultural dynamics

Rebecca Weiss
Evaluating the effect of culture and language on measures of feigning in bilingual and monolingual Spanish-speaking samples

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Cathy Spatz Widom
Longterm Consequence of Child Abuse and Neglect; Crime and Violence, Psychopathy and Sex Roles

Peggilee Wupperman
Psychotherapy development and evaluation, mindfulness, emotion regulation

Philip T. Yanos
Stigma and its impact on people with severe mental illness; the impact of housing and neighborhood factors on the community functioning of people with severe mental illness

Associated Faculty

Michael Chajewski

Angela M. Crossman
Deception in Children; Child Witness (Developmental Psychology)

Mark R. Fondacaro
Juvenile Law, Law & Neuroscience, Criminal Responsibility, Procedural Justice, and Evidence-Based Reforms of the Juvenile and Criminal Justice Systems

Jillian Grose-Fifer
Developmental cognitive neuroscience and cognitive neuroscience of memory and decision making, neural correlates of psychopathy

Maria Hartwig
Deception, Deception Making; Interviews/ Interrogations

Matthew B. Johnson
Mental Status Related Defenses; Family Court Consultation

Saul Kassin
False Confessions and Interrogations

Ali Khadivi
Forensic Assessment; Clinical

Margaret Bull Kovera
Psychology and Law; Social Psychology of Eyewitness Identification; Jury Decision Making

L. Thomas Kucharski
Mental Health and Law

Keith A. Markus
Causation, Causal Inference and Causal Modeling; Test Validity

Steven Penrod
Eyewitness Reliability; Jury Decision Making

Louis Schlesinger
Sexual Homicide; Extraordinary Crimes

Andrew A. Shiva
Psychological Assessment instruments and Quality Assurance research

Charles Stone
Autobiographical memory, collective memory, social aspects of memory, meta-cognitive judgments (e.g., confidence), decision-making within the judicial system, intergenerational transmission of both mundane and traumatic memories/events

Other Contributors

Philip Erdberg

John Greenwood
History of Psychology, Social Psychology, Moral Psychology; Philosophy of Social and Psychological Science

Justin Storbeck
Affective valence and cognition