Psychology Research

The faculty within the Psychology Department are active researchers with independent research programs.  Additionally, many faculty share cross-cutting research interests around the thematic areas highlighted below.


Interdisciplinary Research Areas

 

Addictions: Their Origins and Their Treatment
 
  • Bruce Dudek, PhD
  • Mitch Earleywine, PhD
  • Julia Hormes, PhD
  • Mark Muraven, PhD
  • Robert Rosellini, PhD
  • James Stellar, PhD
  • Bruce Svare, PhD
  • Edelgard Wulfert, PhD

 

Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience, and Psychology
 
  • Bruce Dudek, PhD
  • John P. Forsyth, PhD
  • Cheryl Frye, PhD
  • Brendan Gaesser, PhD
  • Elana Gordis, PhD
  • Julia Hormes, PhD
  • Betty Lin, PhD
  • Ewan McNay, PhD
  • Andrew Poulos, PhD
  • Heather Sheridan, PhD
  • James Stellar, PhD
  • Bruce Svare, PhD
  • Christine Wagner, PhD
  • Joanna Workman, PhD
  • Damien Zuloaga, PhD

 

Behavioral Medicine
 
  • Drew Anderson, PhD
  • Mitch Earleywine, PhD
  • Julia Hormes, PhD

 

Cognitive, Behavioral, and Mindfulness-Based Therapies
 
  • Drew Anderson, PhD
  • James Boswell, PhD
  • Mitch Earleywine, PhD
  • John Forsyth, PhD
  • Elana Gordis, PhD
  • Julia Hormes, PhD
  • Edelgard Wulfert, PhD

 

Community-Engaged Research
 
  • James Boswell, PhD
  • Elana Gordis, PhD
  • Betty Lin, PhD

 

Eating, Obesity, and Other Appetitive Bahaviors
 
  • Drew Anderson, PhD
  • Mitch Earleywine, PhD
  • Julia Hormes, PhD
  • Ewan McNay, PhD
  • Bruce Svare, PhD
  • Edelgard Wulfert, PhD

 

Emotion, Emotion Regulation, and Self-Control
 
  • Jeanette Altarriba, PhD
  • James Boswell, PhD
  • Ho Kwan Cheung, PhD
  • John P. Forsyth, PhD
  • Brendan Gaesser, PhD
  • Julia Hormes, PhD
  • Ewan McNay, PhD
  • Mark Muraven, PhD
  • Betty Lin, PhD
  • Andrew Poulos, PhD
  • Jason Randall, PhD
  • Kevin Williams, PhD

 

Employee Selection, Decision Making, Training, and Evaluation
 
  • Dev Dalal, PhD
  • Jason Randall, PhD
  • Sylvia Roch, PhD

 

Language, Cognition, and Online Communication
 
  • Jeanette Altarriba, PhD
  • Laurie Feldman, PhD
  • Brendan Gaesser, PhD
  • James Neely, PhD
  • Heather Sheridan, PhD

 

Moral Cognition and Social Justice
 
  • Ho Kwan Cheung, PhD
  • Cynthia Najdowski, PhD
  • Anna Newheiser, PhD

 

Motivation, Justice, Diversity, and Work-Life Balance
 
  • Kwan Cheung, PhD
  • Anna Newheiser, PhD
  • Jason Randall, PhD
  • Sylvia Roch, PhD
  • Kevin Williams, PhD

 

Pediatric Psychology, Developmental Processes, and the Family
 
  • Kristin Christodulu, PhD
  • Elana Gordis, PhD
  • Betty Lin, PhD
  • Andrew Poulos, PhD
  • Hazel Prelow, PhD
  • Christine Wagner, PhD
  • Joanna Workman, PhD
  • Damien Zuloaga, PhD

 

Risk and Resiliency
 
  • Elana Gordis, PhD
  • Betty Lin, PhD
  • Hazel Prelow, PhD
     

 

Stress, Anxiety, and Mood Disorders
 
  • James Boswell, PhD
  • John P. Forsyth, PhD
  • Cheryl Frye, PhD
  • Betty Lin, PhD
  • Ewan McNay, PhD
  • Andrew Poulos, PhD
  • Hazel M. Prelow, PhD
  • Robert A. Rosellini, PhD
  • Joanna Workman, PhD
  • Edelgard Wulfert, PhD

 

Research and Clinical Centers

 

Kristin V. Christodulu, PhD, Director

The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University at Albany (CARD Albany) is a community-based program that provides program development, training, and support for individuals, families, professionals and peers of people with autism and related disabilities.
 

George Litchford, Director

The Psychological Services Center is a training and research clinic for the Clinical and Counseling Psychology Doctoral Programs at The University at Albany, State University of New York.
 

Affiliated faculty: Edelgard Wulfert

The Center for Problem Gambling is a program of Family and Children's Service of the Capital Region, Inc. The Center is funded through the New York State Office of Mental Health since 1996 and committed to serve people in need in the greater Capital Region.