Edelgard Wulfert, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Elga Wulfert

Dr. Edelgard (Elga) Wulfert is a Professor of Psychology and a University at Albany Collins Fellow. She received her Bachelor's degree from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente in Guadalajara, Mexico (1981), her master's degree (1983) and Ph.D. (1986) in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and she completed a clinical internship at Brown University.

Dr. Wulfert joined the University at Albany's Department of Psychology in 1988. She served as Director of the Clinical Doctoral Program (2001-03) and as Chair of the Department (2003-07). Dr. Wulfert is a highly regarded teacher and federally funded researcher with a distinguished career as a clinical psychologist.

Dr. Wulfert is the recipient of the University's Excellence in Teaching Award (1997), the Chancellor's Excellence in Teaching Award (1998), and the University's Excellence in Academic Service Award (2002). For many years, she has been very involved in faculty governance, has served as Chair of the University Senate (2001-02), and also has chaired or served on numerous Senate Councils, committees, and task-forces.

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Cindy Endres
Secretary to the Dean
Fax: 518-442-3374 
               Jay Oddi
Staff Associate / Assistant to the Dean


Associate and Assistant Deans

Susanna Fessler
Associate Dean 518-442-4656

Elizabeth J. Gaffney
Assistant Dean for Facilities Management 518-442-4651

Steven Galime
Associate Dean for Administration 518-442-4651

Kathleen H. Gersowitz
Assistant Dean for Academic Programs 518-442-4651

Debernee S. Privott, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Public Engagement and Director of the University in the High School Program 518-442-4651

Marie Rabideau
Assistant Dean for Planning and Tenure/Promotion 518-442-4651

Professional Staff

Michael Boots
Development Officer 518-225-1229

Michelle Mahon
Development Officer 518-956-7953

Meaghan Mulligan
Webmaster/Designer 518-442-4651

Jay T. Oddi
Staff Associate / Assistant to the Dean 518-442-4651

Dawn Rowan
Senior Staff Assistant 518-442-3063

Richard Ruotolo
Staff Assistant 518-442-4651 

Support Staff

Cindy Endres
Secretary II 518-442-4651

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