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Dean of GSAPP, Distinguished Professor

Francine Conway, an accomplished scholar and clinical psychologist recognized for her work in aging and child psychopathology, has been named the new dean of the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.

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Tim Cleary
Associate Professor, Chair, Department of School Psychology, Director, School Psychology Program

Dr. Timothy J. Cleary is an associate professor in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University. He earned his B.S. in Psychology from Manhattan College, his master's degree and professional certification in School Psychology from Queens College, and... read more

Assistant Clinic Director, Center for Psychological Services, Director, Foster Care Counseling Project
Vanessa Bal
Karmazin and Lillard Chair in Adult Autism

Dr. Vanessa H. Bal has been appointed the the Karmazin and Lillard Chair in Adult Autism. Dr. Bal earned her MSc in Neuroscience from the University of Oxford and her PhD in Psychology from the University of Michigan. She also completd her clinical Psychology internship at UM and a Postdoc in... read more

Marsha Bates
Distinguished Research Professor, Center for Alcohol Studies

Dr. Bates is the Acting Director of the Center of Alcohol Studies (1/2016- ). She also directs the Cardiac Neuroscience Laboratory, which promotes translation between basic human experimental and clinical science. Her transdisciplinary research program seeks to build novel intervention and... read more

Distinguished Professor, Clinical Core Faculty

Nancy Boyd-Franklin's special interests include multicultural issues, the treatment of African-American families, ethnicity and family therapy, home-based family therapy, marital and couples therapy, the multisystems approach to the treatment of poor inner-city families, issues for women of... read more

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Professor, Clinical Emeritus Faculty Professor

Findings from Dr. Bry's ongoing studies of risk and protective factors have supported the development, evaluation, and dissemination of her manualized preventive intervention-- the school-based Achievement Mentoring Program. Because the program has been designated by the U.S. Department of... read more

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Affiliate Faculty, Kinesiology
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Professor, Applied Emeritus Faculty, Professor Emeritus

Cary Cherniss is a core faculty member in the APA/NASP approved School Psychology program.  He studies the role of emotional intelligence in the workplace and is the author of Promoting Emotional Intelligence in Organizations (ASTD Press) and The Emotionally Intelligent Workplace (Jossey-Bass).... read more

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Associate Professor, Director, Youth Anxiety and Depression Clinic

Brian C. Chu, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in, and Assistant Department Chair of, the Department of Clinical Psychology in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. He is recent recipient of the Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation Young Investigator... read more