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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.

Conway... read more

Office: GSAPP - Dean's Office
Phone: 848-445-2325
Lara_photo
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

Office: Dean's Office, A315
Phone: 848-445-3831
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

Office: Psychology, A337
Phone: 848-445-3982
Peter J Economou
Associate Professor and Director, Master of Applied Psychology (MAP)

Pete Economou Ph.D., ABPP, Associate Professor and Director of MAP 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., athletes). Dr. Pete is licensed by NJ... read more

Office: Smithers Hall, 207C
Phone: 848-445-9395
 Alex_Alperin
POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE

Alexander Alperin is a postdoctoral associate in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University where he teaches “Human Development.” He received his B.A. from Rutgers College and his masters (Psy.M.) and doctorate (Psy.D.) from GSAPP. In 2017 he... read more

Lindsay
Assistant Clinic Director, Center for Psychological Services, Director, Foster Care Counseling Project
Office: :Psychology, A237
Phone: 848-445-1152
Vanessa Bal
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

Office: Smithers Hall, 213
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

Office: SMH 221B
Phone: 848-445-3559
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Continuing Education Coordinator
Office: 41 Gordon Road, Suite A, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 848-445-3987
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

Office: Psychology, A213
Phone: 848-445-3924
photo of Fran Conway
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.

Conway... read more

Office: GSAPP - Dean's Office
Phone: 848-445-2325
Lara_photo
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

Office: Dean's Office, A315
Phone: 848-445-3831
Headshot of Jessica Benas
Continuing Education Coordinator
Office: 41 Gordon Road, Suite A, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 848-445-3987
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Business office
Office: Psychology, A303
Phone: 848-445-3568
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Senior Program Coordinator
Office: 41 Gordon Road, Suite C, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 848.445.3878
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Sr. Administrative Assistant, Student Services Coordinator
Office: Psychology, A309
Phone: 848-445-3965
Alice Liou
Administrative Assistant, Assistant to the Dean
Office: Psychology, A315
Phone: 848-445-3970
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Media Assistant Coordinator
Office: 41 Gordon Road, Suite C, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 848-445-3966
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Administrative Assistant, Program Administrator
Office: Psychology, A343
Phone: 848-445-3980
Sharon Slinsky
Unit Administrator, Administrative Assistant
Office: Psychology, A315
photo of Fran Conway
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.

Conway... read more

Office: GSAPP - Dean's Office
Phone: 848-445-2325
Lara_photo
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

Office: Dean's Office, A315
Phone: 848-445-3831
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

Office: Psychology, A337
Phone: 848-445-3982
Peter J Economou
Associate Professor and Director, Master of Applied Psychology (MAP)

Pete Economou Ph.D., ABPP, Associate Professor and Director of MAP 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., athletes). Dr. Pete is licensed by NJ... read more

Office: Smithers Hall, 207C
Phone: 848-445-9395
Vanessa Bal
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

Office: Smithers Hall, 213
Nicole
Administrative Director, Center for Applied Psychology, Director, Answer

Nicole Cushman is the Administrative Director of the Center for Applied Psychology and the Director of Answer, ... read more

Office: 41 Gordon Road, Suite C, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 848-445-7929
Denise
Professor, Clinical Research Faculty, Director, Center of Alcohol Studies

Denise Hien, Ph.D., ABPP joined Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as the Director for the Center of Alcohol Studies, and Professor in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Recognized as a leader in the field of post-... read more

SungWoo Kahng
Associate Clinical Professor and Director of Academic Programs in Autism and ABA

SungWoo Kahng is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Applied Psychology at Rutgers University and Director of Academic Programs in Autism and ABA. Prior to his current position, he was an associate professor at the University of Missouri (MU) where he was also the chair of the... read more

Office: Smithers Hall, 211
Christopher_Manente
Executive Director, Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services
Phone: 848-445-3973
Chief Digital Strategist and Director of Innovation and Corporate Relations

Nayland Smith is a veteran in the digital space. He has worked with multi-billion-dollar firms to bring many products to market. His experiences in digital span various industries from finance to healthcare. Nayland Smith worked with firms such as Dow Jones and Brown Brothers Harriman where he... read more

Office: 41 Gordon Road, Suite C, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 848.445.3959
photo of Fran Conway
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.

Conway... read more

Office: GSAPP - Dean's Office
Phone: 848-445-2325
Lara_photo
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

Office: Dean's Office, A315
Phone: 848-445-3831
Vanessa Bal
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

Office: Smithers Hall, 213
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

Office: Psychology, A213
Phone: 848-445-3924
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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

Office: Psychology, A203
Phone: 848-445-3903
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Professor, Clinical Core Faculty

Daniel B. Fishman is editor-in-chief of the online journal, Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy (http://pcsp.libraries.rutgers.edu). His prior appointments were as associate director of a large community mental health center in... read more

Office: Psychology, A211
Phone: 914-815-1298
Katefiske
Clinical Faculty

Kate Fiske, PhD, BCBA-D is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Applied Department of the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP). She has worked in the field of autism treatment for over 20 years, providing evidence-based services in inpatient, outpatient, and school... read more

Office: DDDC
Phone: 848-932-4500
Denise
Professor, Clinical Research Faculty, Director, Center of Alcohol Studies

Denise Hien, Ph.D., ABPP joined Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as the Director for the Center of Alcohol Studies, and Professor in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Recognized as a leader in the field of post-... read more

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Associate Professor, Clinical Core Faculty

Shalonda Kelly's primary research foci are couples and racial and cultural issues, which she has investigated in the contexts of normal families, therapy, and substance abuse settings.  She studies couples prevention, assessment, and therapy.  She is involved in the understanding and measurement... read more

Office: Psychology, A207
Phone: 848-445-3922
Robert LaRue Ph.D.
Clinical Faculty, Clinical Associate Professor

Robert LaRue, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Robert H. LaRue, Ph.D., BCBA-D is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. He earned a dual doctorate in biological and school psychology from Louisiana State University in 2002. He completed... read more

Phone: 848-932-4500
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

Office: Psychology, A337
Phone: 848-445-3982
 Alex_Alperin
POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE

Alexander Alperin is a postdoctoral associate in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University where he teaches “Human Development.” He received his B.A. from Rutgers College and his masters (Psy.M.) and doctorate (Psy.D.) from GSAPP. In 2017 he... read more

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Associate Professor, Core Faculty

Nancy S.Fagley is a core faculty member in the APA & NASP approved School Psychology Program. Her research focuses on two areas: decision making and positive psychology. In the area of decision making, her research focuses on identifying moderators of the framing effect of choice, which is... read more

Office: Psychology, A355
Phone: 848-445-3989
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Professor, Core Faculty

Susan G. Forman, university professor is interested in the organizational factors that influence use of evidence-based interventions in educational settings and the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral interventions with children and adolescents. Prior to coming to Rutgers in 1992, she was a... read more

Office: Psychology, A337
Phone: 848-445-3975
Todd
Associate Research Faculty
Office: 41 Gordon Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Anne Gregory
Associate Professor, Core Faculty

Since Dr. Anne Gregory joined the faculty at Rutgers, she has been dedicated to making advances in her areas of research on school discipline.  Disparities in out-of-school suspension and expulsion by race, gender, and... read more

Office: Psychology, A351
Phone: 848-445-3984
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Associate Professor, Core Faculty

 

Ryan J. Kettler, PhD is a core faculty member in the School Psychology Program at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He earned his doctorate in Educational Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2005. Dr. Kettler's research on data-based decision making... read more

Office: Psychology, A347
Phone: 615-772-1184
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Assistant Research Faculty

Dr. Adam Lekwa is an Assistant Research Professor in the Graduate School for Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. He completed his graduate training in... read more

Office: 41 Gordon Road, STE C, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 848-445-5437
ERIN_MCDONOUGH
Assistant Clinical Practice Faculty
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Professor, Core Faculty

Dr. Reddy is a Professor in the School Psychology Doctoral Program. She has published over 100 articles and book chapters and six books on classroom assessment, coaching, ADHD, and measurement development and validation.

Her work focuses on integrating assessments and interventions to... read more

Office: Psychology, A235
Phone: 848-445-3849
Lara_photo
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

Office: Dean's Office, A315
Phone: 848-445-3831
Peter J Economou
Associate Professor and Director, Master of Applied Psychology (MAP)

Pete Economou Ph.D., ABPP, Associate Professor and Director of MAP 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., athletes). Dr. Pete is licensed by NJ... read more

Office: Smithers Hall, 207C
Phone: 848-445-9395
Vanessa Bal
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

Office: Smithers Hall, 213
Katefiske
Clinical Faculty

Kate Fiske, PhD, BCBA-D is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Applied Department of the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP). She has worked in the field of autism treatment for over 20 years, providing evidence-based services in inpatient, outpatient, and school... read more

Office: DDDC
Phone: 848-932-4500
SungWoo Kahng
Associate Clinical Professor and Director of Academic Programs in Autism and ABA

SungWoo Kahng is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Applied Psychology at Rutgers University and Director of Academic Programs in Autism and ABA. Prior to his current position, he was an associate professor at the University of Missouri (MU) where he was also the chair of the... read more

Office: Smithers Hall, 211
Robert LaRue Ph.D.
Clinical Faculty, Clinical Associate Professor

Robert LaRue, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Robert H. LaRue, Ph.D., BCBA-D is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. He earned a dual doctorate in biological and school psychology from Louisiana State University in 2002. He completed... read more

Phone: 848-932-4500
Matthew_lee
Research Assistant Professor

Dr. Matthew Lee is a lifespan-developmental addictions researcher. Much of his graduate and postdoctoral research studied “maturing out” of problem drinking during young adulthood, with particular emphasis on ameliorative effects of family-role transitions (e.g., marriage, parenthood). His K99/... read more

Office: Smithers Hall, 215
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Assistant Research Faculty

Dr. Adam Lekwa is an Assistant Research Professor in the Graduate School for Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. He completed his graduate training in... read more

Office: 41 Gordon Road, STE C, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 848-445-5437
Lesia Ruglass
Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor

Dr. Lesia Ruglass is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the City College of New York, where she also directs the OASAS certified Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) program. Dr. Ruglass’s research interests... read more

Office: Smithers Hall, 222