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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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Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology Department

Nicole M. Cain is an associate professor at GSAPP. Previously, she was an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Long Island University–Brooklyn. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from The Pennsylvania State University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at New... read more

Office: Psychology, A225
Cariaga
Budget Analyst II
Office: 604 Allison Road, Rm D340A
Phone: 848-445-3568
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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

Compton J. Chester
Program Coordinator II, Innovation and Corporate Relations
Office: Nelson, D357
Phone: 848-445-3839
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Professor, Director, Youth Anxiety and Depression Clinic, Department Chair, Clinical

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

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

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
Dr.ShevaWeiss
Assistant Teaching Professor and Practicum Coordinator, School Psychology Department

Dr. Sheva Cohen-Weiss is an assistant teaching professor and coordinator for practicum in the Department of School Psychology at GSAPP.  Dr. Cohen-Weiss earned her doctorate in School Psychology at Rutgers GSAPP and completed her postdoctoral training at Massachusetts General Brigham and Boston... read more

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Former Dean of GSAPP, Distinguished Professor

Francine Conway, an award-winning scholar and clinical psychologist recognized for her work in child psychopathology, is a distinguished professor and serves as the Dean of the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University-New Brunswick since 2016. In addition to... read more

hussey
Program Coordinator-School PsyD Program
Phone: 848 445-3837
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Sr. Administrative Assistant, Student Services Coordinator
Office: Psychology, A309
Phone: 848-445-3965
Alice Liou
Sr. Administrative Assistant, Office the Dean
Office: Psychology, A315
Phone: 848-445-3970
dan
Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Dan has been a GSAPP employee for eleven years, and has joined the Dean’s office after leading Answer, GSAPP’s national sex education center, for the past three years as their Executive Director. In his recent work, Dan has written professional development modules on cultural responsiveness and... read more

Office: 888-239-9686
sad
Unit Computing Specialist
Office: Room A211
Phone: 848-445-3911
sk
Program Coordinator-Clinical PsyD Program
Office: Psychology, A303
Phone: 848-445-3980
usha
Business Manager, Business Office
Office: Psychology, A307
Phone: 848-445-3968
kahng
Associate Professor, Chair, Department of Applied Psychology, Director of Academic Programs in Autism and ABA

SungWoo Kahng is an associate professor in the Department of Applied Psychology at Rutgers University and director of academic programs in autism and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA(. Prior to his current position, he was an associate professor at the University of Missouri (MU), where he was... read more

Office: Nelson, D315
Phone: 848-445-8131
Dr.JoshLangberg
Professor, Dept. of Clinical Psychology, and Director of the GSAPP Center for Youth Social Emotional Wellness (CYSEW)

Joshua M. Langberg, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, Professor of Psychology, and Director of the GSAPP Center for Youth Social Emotional Wellness (CYSEW). Dr. Langberg joined Rutgers in 2022 after working at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), where he was the Associate Director of... read more

christopher
Executive Director, Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services, Associate Professor of Clinical Practice, Applied Psychology Department

Christopher J. Manente, PhD, BCBA, is the Founding Executive Director of the Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS) and is an Associate Professor of Clinical Practice at the Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP).  Dr. Manente's previous roles included... read more

Phone: 848-445-3973
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Director, Center for Psychological Services
Office: 152 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Assistant Director, Center for Psychological Services, Director, The Anxiety Disorders Clinic
Office: 152 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 848-445-3906
Elisa Shernoff
Associate Professor, Core Faculty, School Psychology Program

Dr. Shernoff earned her PhD in School Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Chicago. Prior to coming to Rutgers, she was a Research Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry (2006-2013) at the Institute for Juvenile... read more

Office: Psychology, A349
Phone: 848-445-3902
steph
Assistant Teaching Professor

Dr. Stephanie Lyon is an assistant professor of clinical practice at GSAPP working primarily in the ADHD and child behavioral disorders specialty training clinic, investigating mentalization-based treatment for children. Dr. Lyon earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Derner... read more

Phone: 848-932-5908
Nancy McWilliams Ph.D.
Visiting Professor Emerita, Clinical Visiting Faculty

Nancy McWilliams is author of Psychoanalytic Diagnosis: Understanding Personality Structure in the Clinical Process (1994), Psychoanalytic Case Formulation (1999), and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: A Practitioner's Guide (2004), all with Guilford Press, and is Associate Editor of the forthcoming... read more

Stanley Messer Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Clinical Emeritus Faculty, Professor Emeritus

Stanley B. Messer, PhD, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, is former Dean (2001-2016) of GSAPP and former Chair of its Clinical Psychology Department (1993-2001). He earned his MA and PhD at Harvard University. A past president (2018) of the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy... read more

Phone: 848-445-2323
Linda Oshin
Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology Department

Linda Oshin is an Assistant Professor at GSAPP. She earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Connecticut. She completed her predoctoral internship at the Yale Department of Psychiatry and her postdoctoral fellowship at GSAPP. Her program of research focuses on the social... read more

kris
Assistant Professor

Kristen E. Riley is an Assistant Professor at GSAPP. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology with a certificate in health psychology is from the University of Connecticut, and completed a health psychology internship at the Miami VA Medical Center and postdoctoral fellowship in cancer... read more

Office: Psychology, A237
Phone: 484-459-2004
Shireen Rizvi
Professor, Clinical Core Faculty

I received my doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Washington where I studied borderline personality disorder and Dialectical Behavior Therapy for more than five years under the mentorship of Dr. Marsha Linehan. I completed my predoctoral clinical internship at the Boston... read more

Office: Psychology, A229
Phone: 848-445-3914
Tanya C. Saraiya
Assistant Professor, Clinical Department & Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies

I am a licensed clinical psychologist and incoming Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Psychology and the Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies (CAS) at Rutgers. I am also an adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the... read more

louis
Distinguished Professor, Clinical Core Faculty

Louis Sass, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Clinical Psychology, Graduate School of Applied... read more

Office: Psychology, A221
Phone: 848-445-3921
Ken Schneider Ph.D.
Applied Faculty, Emeritus Faculty Professor

Kenneth C. Schneider, professor emeritus, was formerly the Chairman of the Department of Applied Psychology. As a school psychologist he focused on students with educational disabilities. His academic interests focus on the psychological aspects of exceptionality and college students with... read more

Phone: 908 608-3984
skean
Associate Teaching Professor

Karen Skean's primary professional interests include clinical training and supervision; short-term dynamic psychotherapy, couples psychotherapy, philosophy and psychology; psychodynamic and integrative psychotherapy.  In addition to teaching and supervising students at GSAPP, she maintains a... read more

Office: Psychology, A226
Phone: 732-247-7489
Anne Gregory
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
lekwa
Assistant Professor, School Psychology Program

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 school psychology at the University of Minnesota, where he received a Ph.D. in 2012.... read more

Office: 41 Gordon Road, STE C, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 848-445-5437
Erum Nadeem
Associate Professor, School Psychology Department

Dr. Nadeem earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and completed her postdoctoral research in the UCLA/RAND Health Services Research... read more

Office: Nelson, D313
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Associate Professor, Director, The Rutgers Center for Mathematics, Science, and Computer Education

Dr. Shernoff is Associate Professor of School Psychology, and Director of the Rutgers Center for Mathematics, Science, and Computer Education(CMSCE). The mission of the CMSCE is to improve STEM education in New Jersey and beyond through research and... read more

Phone: 630-418-0162
Elisa Shernoff
Associate Professor, Core Faculty, School Psychology Program

Dr. Shernoff earned her PhD in School Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Chicago. Prior to coming to Rutgers, she was a Research Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry (2006-2013) at the Institute for Juvenile... read more

Office: Psychology, A349
Phone: 848-445-3902
joanna
Associate Professor, School Psychology Department

Joanna Lee Williams earned her master’s degree in human development from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from Temple University. As a developmental psychologist, her primary interest is the... read more

Office: Nelson, D
Matthew_lee
Assistant Professor

Dr. Matthew Lee is lifespan-developmental addictions researcher. Much of his graduate and postdoctoral research investigated “maturing out” of problem drinking during young adulthood. As a postdoctoral trainee, he was awarded a K99/R00 Pathway to Independence grant, which facilitated extension... read more

Office: Smithers Hall, 215
Cathleen Piazza
Professor, Department of Applied Psychology

Cathleen C. Piazza, PhD received her PhD from Tulane University and completed a predoctoral... read more

skean
Associate Teaching Professor

Karen Skean's primary professional interests include clinical training and supervision; short-term dynamic psychotherapy, couples psychotherapy, philosophy and psychology; psychodynamic and integrative psychotherapy.  In addition to teaching and supervising students at GSAPP, she maintains a... read more

Office: Psychology, A226
Phone: 732-247-7489
Swarbrick1
Associate Director of the Center of alcohol and Substance Use studies, Research Professor in the Applied Department
Office: SMH 222
Dr.DeirdreWaters
Assistant Teaching Professor , Director, Master of Applied Psychology (MAP)

Deirdre M. Waters is an assistant teaching professor and Director of the Master of Applied Psychology program at GSAPP. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from The University of Denver's GSPP, a master's degree from Montclair... read more

Office: Nelson D322