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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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Associate Dean, GSAPP, Director, GSAPP’s Applied and Academic Autism Services and, Executive Director, Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center


Lara Delmolino is a Clinical Professor at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey and serves as the Executive Director of the Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center. Dr. Delmolino earned her... read more

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

Peter J Economou
Associate Professor and Director, Master of Applied Psychology (MAP)

Pete Economou is associate professor and director of the Master of Applied Psychology program at GSAPP. He was trained in counseling psychology and board certified in cognitive and behavioral therapy (CBT), treating a wide range of disorders and specializing in working with high performers (e.g... read more

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

Dr. Vanessa H. Bal earned her M.Sc. in neuroscience from the University of Oxford and her Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Michigan. She also completed her clinical psychology internship at the University of Michigan and a postdoc in human genetics at the University of California, San... 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