Faculty and Staff
Deborah K. Kundert, PhD, NCSP
University of Wisconsin
Prior to joining the faculty at University at Albany in 1986, Dr. Kundert was on the faculty at Oklahoma State University and worked as a practicing school psychologist. Currently serving as Director of the School Psychology program, her major research interests relate to training issues and practice in school psychology, and she has published a variety of journal articles and book chapters on these topics. A licensed psychologist, she completed post-doctoral training in child and adult neuropsychology, and consults with a local agency. She teaches courses in Psychoeducational Assessment, Developmental Neuropsychology, Personality, and Field Training.
David N. Miller, PhD
Certified School Psychologist
Dr. Miller joined the faculty in 2004 after working as a school psychologist in both public and alternative school settings. His research and teaching interests focus on the school-based prevention and treatment of emotional and behavioral problems and the promotion of mental health and wellness in children and adolescents. He is especially interested in youth suicidal behavior and related child and adolescent internalizing problems, particularly issues in school-based suicide prevention. He has authored several journal articles and book chapters on these topics, and is author of the book Child and Adolescent Suicidal Behavior: School-Based Prevention, Assessment, and Intervention (2011) and lead author of Identifying, Assessing, and Treating Self-Injury at School (2010). Courses taught by Dr. Miller include Introduction to School Psychology, Behavioral Consultation and Intervention, Developmental Psychopathology, Prevention and Health Promotion, and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy.
Jason Northrup, PsyD
Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor
Director of Field TrainingUniversity at Albany, SUNY
University at Albany, State University of New York
Dr. Northrup joined the faculty in 2013. Prior to that, he taught undergraduate and graduate psychology courses at several colleges. He continues to provide crisis intervention and prevention training for an agency that serves individuals with developmental disabilities. Currently, he is the supervisor for second year students completing the practicum experience and third year students completing their internships and school field placements. His research interests include training issues in school psychology, statewide training initiatives, and self-modeling. Dr. Northrup teaches courses in psychoeducational assessment, instructional consultation, and academic interventions.