Nicole M. Cain is Interim Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and 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 York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College in the Personality Disorders Institute. She is currently an associate editor at Assessment and the Journal of Personality Assessment. Dr. Cain’s primary research interests focus on understanding how personality pathology and interpersonal functioning impact diagnosis, psychotherapy process, and treatment outcome. Her recent work has also focused on examining how effortful control, rejection sensitivity, and interpersonal problems impact maladaptive outcomes.