WinR Addiction Advocacy and Research Program Launched

The Rutgers Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies (CAS) is pleased to announce the all-new Wellness in Recovery (WinR) Addiction Advocacy and Research program, a student and faculty, community-based, participatory research internship/fellowship to support individuals and families who... read more

GSAPP Faculty, Staff, Students to Present at NJABA Conference

Registration is now open for the 16th annual New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis (NJABA) conference, taking place virtually on Friday, April 16th. Visit this link to register and... read more

Rutgers-New Brunswick Provost Shares Personal Connection to Access Week

Listen to Rutgers-New Brunswick Provost and former GSAPP Dean, Dr. Francine Conway, talk about her commitment to equitable access to education during Access Week 2021.

Dr. Francine Conway, Distinguished Professor and Dean of GSAPP named next Provost of Rutgers-New Brunswick

From the Office of the Chancellor:

As a follow-up to the September 9 email from President Holloway regarding Prabhas Moghe’s promotion to Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (EVPAA), I am pleased to provide you with an update on the New Brunswick Provost position.

First,... read more

RCAAS Launches Training Partnership with NJ Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS)

The Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS) will be partnering with the New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) to provide training for all DVRS counselors working with individuals with autism at three strategic... read more

Dr. Denise Hien Receives An Eminent Scholar Mentorship Award From Umbc

Congratulations to Dr. Denise Hien, GSAPP Professor and Director of The Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies, on receiving an Eminent Scholar Mentorship Award from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)!

As... read more

Dr. Sungwoo Kahng Re-Elected to the BACB Board

Dr. SungWoo Kahng, Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Psychology at GSAPP, was re-elected to another 3-year term on the Board of Directors of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).

The... read more

Dean Conway leads efforts for augmenting social responsiveness at NCSPP Mid-Winter Conference

Newswise — On Monday, January 20th, Dr. Francine Conway, Dean and Distinguished Professor for Rutgers University, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) and President of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology (NCSPP) will host psychology... read more

Dr. Kristen Riley Awarded $15k Grant From RWJ Barnabas

Dr. Kristen Riley, Assistant Professor at GSAPP, was recently awarded a $15k grant from RWJ Barnabas for her Keeping Black Mothers Alive line of research.

This research proposal entitled, Pilot Study of HealthGrid® mHealth... read more

Dr. Timothy Cleary Receives the Barry J. Zimmerman Award for Outstanding Contributions from the American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Dr. Timothy Cleary, Chair of Department of School Psychology and Associate Professor at GSAPP, received the Barry J. Zimmerman Award for Outstanding Contributions to the fields of studying and self-regulated learning research. Dr.... read more

GSAPP Collaborates with Children's Specialized Hospital to Increase Access to Developmental Screening Throughout NJ

Despite guidelines, many pediatricians do not systematically use developmental screening tools. Conducting screenings in childcare settings may improve rates of early identification for young children at developmental risk.

Jeffrey Shahidullah (former faculty member), GSAPP faculty, Dr.... read more

Congratulations to Dr. Louis Sass on His Latest Achievements

Congratulations to Dr. Louis Sass on receiving the “Award for Distinguished Theoretical and Philosophical Contributions to Psychology” from APA Division 24 (Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology) of the American Psychological... read more

Dr. Linda Reddy Attends APA's Meeting for a Newly Created Task Force

APA has brought together five scholars and the leadership of the National Education Association (NEA), American Federation for Teachers (AFT), and Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) to launch a Task Force focused on addressing violence against educators in American... read more

Dr. Denise Hien Speaks with Dr. Anne Wagner on the intersection between PTSD and substance abuse at ISTSS 2019

At the 2019 International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) 35th Annual Meeting in Boston, Dr. Denise Hien, GSAPP Professor and Director of Rutgers Center of Alcohol &... read more

Congrats to Dr. Brian Chu, students Denise Guarino and Christina Mele for publishing an article on Cognitive and Behavioral Practice journal

Congrats to GSAPP faculty Dr. Brian Chu, students Denise Guarino and Christina Mele for publishing an article "Developing an Online Early Detection System for School Attendance Problems: Results From a Research-Community Partnership" on Cognitive and Behavioral Practice journal! 

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Nicole Eskenasi was awarded

Nicole Eskenasi (4th year Clinical) was awarded the New Jersey Psychological Association Foundation’s Scholarship for Research on Diversity Issues for her submission,  “Women Warriors: Exploring the Various Dimensions of Female Service-Members’ Role Identities." She will be receiving this award... read more

ALUM ROY ARANDA was Interviewed to discuss the Parkland School Shooting

GSAPP alum Dr. Roy Aranda (’82) was interviewed by Wliny Radio on Tuesday, Feb 27  to discuss the Parkland school shooting and the hot topic about arming teachers. Listen to the radio program at  ... read more


GSAPP hosted the inaugural meeting of the Alliance to End Hate NJ on February 15, 2018, at the Center for Applied Psychology. The event drew representatives from a wide variety of organizations and institutions, including schools, law enforcement, the U.S. Congress, faith-based organizations,... read more


Linda Tamm travelled to Cuba with a women's entrepreneurial group.

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Alum Chris Kotsen Coauthors Article Published in CHEST Journal

Alum Chris Kotsen (Clinical PsyD ‘94) has coauthored an article, “Use of Expired Air Carbon Monoxide Testing in Clinical Tobacco Treatment Settings,” published in CHEST Journal, the official publication of the American College of Chest Physicians. Carbon monoxide (CO) testing is... read more

Alum Roy Aranda Publishes Article on Microaggressions and Hispanics

Alum Roy Aranda (’82) has published an article, “Microaggressions and Hispanics: Far Reaching Consequences of Marginalizing Statements and Attitudes,” in the fall 2017 issue of NYS Psychologist. For the more than 55 million Hispanics living in the United States today, microaggressions can... read more

Alum Jeff Brand recently published an article

Alum Jeff Brand [Clinical PsyD ’15) recently published an article in the journal GROUP entitled, "Politics, Projection, and Fake News" (Vol. 41, No. 3, pg 213-227).  In it, he offers a perspective on how psychodynamic theory and group principles can be used to explain our current hyper-partisan... read more