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, Ph.D.
  • Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D.
  • Julia Hormes, Ph.D.
  • Mark Muraven, Ph.D.
  • Robert Rosellini, Ph.D.
  • James Stellar, Ph.D.
  • Bruce Svare, Ph.D.
  • Edelgard Wulfert, Ph.D.
 
BEHAVIORAL AND COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE, AND PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY
  • Bruce Dudek, Ph.D.
  • John P. Forsyth, Ph.D.
  • Cheryl Frye, Ph.D.
  • Brendan Gaesser, Ph.D.
  • Elana Gordis, Ph.D.
  • Julia Hormes, Ph.D.
  • Betty Lin, Ph.D.
  • Ewan McNay, Ph.D.
  • Andrew Poulos, Ph.D.
  • Heather Sheridan, Ph.D.
  • James Stellar, Ph.D.
  • Bruce Svare, Ph.D.
  • Christine Wagner, Ph.D.
  • Joanna Workman, Ph.D.
  • Damien Zuloaga, Ph.D.
 
BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE
  • Drew Anderson, Ph.D.
  • Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D.
  • Julia Hormes, Ph.D.
 
COGNITIVE, BEHAVIORAL, AND MINDFULNESS-BASED THERAPIES
  • Drew Anderson, Ph.D.
  • James Boswell, Ph.D.
  • Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D.
  • John Forsyth, Ph.D.
  • Elana Gordis, Ph.D.
  • Leslie Halpern, Ph.D.
  • Julia Hormes, Ph.D.
  • Edelgard Wulfert, Ph.D.
 
COMMUNITY-ENGAGED RESEARCH
  • James Boswell, Ph.D.
  • Elana Gordis, Ph.D.
  • Leslie Halpern, Ph.D.
  • Betty Lin, Ph.D.
 
EATING, OBESITY, AND OTHER APPETITIVE BEHAVIORS
  • Drew Anderson, Ph.D.
  • Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D.
  • Julia Hormes, Ph.D.
  • Ewan McNay, Ph.D.
  • Bruce Svare, Ph.D.
  • Edelgard Wulfert, Ph.D.
     
EMOTION, EMOTION REGULATION, AND SELF-CONTROL
  • Jeanette Altarriba, Ph.D.
  • James Boswell, Ph.D.
  • Ho Kwan Cheung, Ph.D.
  • John P. Forsyth, Ph.D.
  • Brendan Gaesser, Ph.D.
  • Leslie Halpern, Ph.D.
  • Julia Hormes, Ph.D.
  • Ewan McNay, Ph.D.
  • Mark Muraven, Ph.D.
  • Betty Lin, Ph.D.
  • Andrew Poulos, Ph.D.
  • Jason Randall, Ph.D.
  • Kevin Williams, Ph.D.
 
EMPLOYEE SELECTION, DECISION MAKING, TRAINING, AND EVALUATION
  • Dev Dalal, Ph.D.
  • Jason Randall, Ph.D.
  • Sylvia Roch, Ph.D.
 
LANGUAGE, COGNITION, AND ONLINE COMMUNICATION
  • Jeanette Altarriba, Ph.D.
  • Laurie Feldman, Ph.D.
  • Brendan Gaesser, Ph.D.
  • James Neely, Ph.D.
  • Heather Sheridan, Ph.D.
 
MORAL COGNITION AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
  • Ho Kwan Cheung, Ph.D.
  • Cynthia Najdowski, Ph.D.
  • Anna Newheiser, Ph.D.

 

MOTIVATION, JUSTICE, DIVERSITY, AND WORK-LIFE BALANCE 
  • Kwan Cheung, Ph.D.
  • Anna Newheiser, Ph.D.
  • Jason Randall, Ph.D.
  • Sylvia Roch, Ph.D.
  • Kevin Williams, Ph.D.
 
PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY, DEVELOPMENTAL PROCESSES, AND THE FAMILY
  • Kristin Christodulu, Ph.D.
  • Elana Gordis, Ph.D.
  • Leslie Halpern, Ph.D.
  • Betty Lin, Ph.D.
  • Andrew Poulos, Ph.D.
  • Hazel Prelow, Ph.D.
  • Christine Wagner, Ph.D.
  • Joanna Workman, Ph.D.
  • Damien Zuloaga, Ph.D.
 
RISK AND RESILIENCY
  • Leslie Halpern, Ph.D.
  • Elana Gordis, Ph.D.
  • Betty Lin, Ph.D.
  • Hazel Prelow, Ph.D.
     
 
STRESS, ANXIETY, AND MOOD DISORDERS
  • James Boswell, Ph.D.
  • John P. Forsyth, Ph.D.
  • Cheryl Frye, Ph.D.
  • Leslie Halpern, Ph.D.
  • Betty Lin, Ph.D.
  • Ewan McNay, Ph.D.
  • Andrew Poulos, Ph.D.
  • Hazel M. Prelow, Ph.D.
  • Robert A. Rosellini, Ph.D.
  • Joanna Workman, Ph.D.
  • Edelgard Wulfert, Ph.D.
     


Research and Clinical Centers

 

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities 

Kristin V. Christodulu, Ph.D., 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.
 

The Psychological Services Center

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.
 

Center for Problem Gambling

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.