Faculty Experts

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Psychology
 


        Drew Anderson

Drew Anderson
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department: Psychology


Expert in the following: Eating disorders; anorexia; bulimia; binge eating; body image; obesity; weight loss; dieting; psychology; mental health
Campus phone: (518) (518) 442- 4835
Campus email: daanderson@albany.edu


Kristin Christodulu

Kristin Christodulu
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Psychology


Expert in the following: Autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities, challenging behavior, positive behavior support, sleep disturbances
Campus phone: (518) 442-5132
Campus email: kvchristodulu@albany.edu


Dolores Cimini

Dolores Cimini
Department: University Counseling Center


Expert in the following:

Psychology; mental health issues; suicide prevention; alcohol and other drug abuse prevention in college students; peer counseling and peer education; college student hotlines; peer theater programs; disability issues.

Dr. Cimini is an expert in combating harmful behavior patterns and practices that individuals use during times of stress.


Campus phone: (518) 442-5800
Campus email: dcimini@albany.edu


John Forsyth

John Forsyth
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department: Psychology


Expert in the following:

Mental health; acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT); fear; anxiety; stress; panic disorder; social anxiety; phobias; problem anger; forgiveness and compassion; emotion and emotion regulation; cognitive and behavior therapies for anxiety and stress.

Dr. Forsyth is expert on the causes and treatments for the stresses that accompany the holiday season.


Campus phone: (518) 442-4862
Campus email: forsyth@albany.edu


Gordon Gallup, Jr.

Gordon Gallup, Jr.
College of Arts and Sciences
Professor
Department: Psychology


Expert in the following: Evolution and behavior; human reproductive competition; biology of interpersonal attraction; semen chemistry and behavior; brain evolution; voice attractiveness; body morphology and behavior; yawning; grip strength; kissing; paternal assurance tactics
Campus phone: (518) 442-4852
Campus email: ggallup@albany.edu



        Julia M. Hormes

Julia M. Hormes
College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor
Department: Psychology


Expert in the following: Psychology of human food choice, eating behaviors, food preferences and aversions, cultural differences in eating behaviors, eating disorders, overweight and obesity, cravings, food cravings, chocolate craving, perimenstrual and pregnancy cravings, addictive behaviors, behavioral addictions (e.g., to online social networking and video game use)
Campus phone: (518) (518) 442-4911
Campus email: jhormes@albany.edu



        Richard D. Johnson

Richard D. Johnson
School of Business
Associate Professor
Department: Management


Expert in the following: Human Resource Information Systems; e-learning; psychological and sociological impacts of technology; psychology and computer use; motivation; the Digital Divide
Campus phone: (518) 442-3020
Campus email: rjohnson@albany.edu



        David N. Miller

David N. Miller
School of Education
Associate Professor
Department: Educational and Counseling Psychology


Expert in the following: School psychology; developmental psychopathology; behavioral interventions; consultation and prevention, and cognitive-behavior therapy for children and adolescents
Campus phone: (518) (518) 442-5038
Campus email: dmiller@albany.edu


Mark Muraven

Mark Muraven
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department: Psychology


Expert in the following: Self-control; addiction; motivation; emotion.
Campus phone: (518) 442-4123
Campus email: mmuraven@albany.edu


Estela Rivero

Estela Rivero
University at Albany
Director of Counseling
Department: University Counseling Center


Expert in the following: Clinical psychology; addiction; recovery; prevention
Campus phone: (518) 442-5800
Campus email: erivero@albany.edu


Marcia Sutherland

Marcia Sutherland
Department: Africana Studies
Department: Psychology


Expert in the following: Social and psychological development of black children, inclusiveness of education, transracial adoption, HIV/AIDS and people of African descent, enslavement and colonial experiences of people of African descent, black studies, mock jury trials, nonverbal behavior of people of African descent
Campus phone: (518) 442-4727
Campus email: msutherland@albany.edu


Edelgard Wulfert

Edelgard Wulfert
College of Arts and Sciences
Dean
Department: Professor
Department: Psychology


Expert in the following: Psychology; gambling; substance abuse; sexual risk behaviors; addiction
Campus phone: (518) 442-4654
Campus email: ewulfert@albany.edu