Our Psychology Faculty

Meet the individuals who teach and lead at Derner.

The Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies has an excellent reputation, largely because of its dedicated administration and faculty. These professionals are committed to the high standards that have long been associated with the program. And here you’ll find their contact information and professional profiles.

Professors

Jacques P. Barber, Ph.D., ABPP
Dean

Robert Bornstein, Ph.D.

Jean Lau Chin, Ed.D.

Rebecca C. Curtis, Ph.D.

Jairo N. Fuertes, Ph.D, ABPP, LMHC

Jerold Gold, Ph.D., ABPP

Denise Hien, Ph.D., ABPP

Mark J. Hilsenroth, Ph.D.

Lawrence Josephs, Ph.D., ABPP

Karen Lombardi, Ph.D.

Robert Mendelsohn, Ph.D., ABPP

J. Christopher Muran, Ph.D.
Associate Dean

Joseph W. Newirth, Ph.D., ABPP

Michael O’Loughlin, Ph.D.
Ruth S. Ammon School of Education

Joel Weinberger, Ph.D.

Associate Professors

Jennifer Durham, Psy.D.

Katherine Fiori, Ph.D.
Chair of Undergraduate Psychology Program

Ionas Sapountzis, Ph.D.

Carolyn M. Springer, Ph.D.

Kate A. Szymanski

Assistant Professors

Dana Boccio, Ph.D.

Laura E. Brumariu, Ph.D.

Dominic Fareri, Ph.D.

Nathan R. George, Ph.D.

M. Joy McClure, Ph.D.

Michael Moore Ph.D.
Assistant Chair of Undergraduate Psychology Program

Damian A. Stanley, Ph.D.

Clinic Faculty

Wilma Bucci, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty

Bruce Hillowe, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty

Lynn Hugger
Adjunct Faculty

Bernard Gorman
Adjunct Faculty

Jonathan Jackson, Ph.D.
Director of the Center for Psychological Services and Field Training

Kirkland Vaughans
Adjunct Faculty

Ph.D. Program – Clinic Diagnostic Supervisors

Steven Alter, Ph.D.

Rafia Hamid, Ph.D.

Shahal Rozenblatt, Ph.D.

Glenna Rubin, Ph.D.

Ilene Solomon, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty

Ph.D. Program – Psychotherapy Supervisors

Miri Abramis, Ph.D.

William Allured, Ph.D.

Steven Alter, Ph.D.

Gwen Alter, Ph.D.

Kathy Bacon-Greenberg, Ph.D.

Lilly Blank, Ph.D.

David Brand, Ph.D.

Annabella Bushra, Ph.D.

Calliope Callias, Ph.D.

Alison Carper, Ph.D.

Sue Carver, Ph.D.

Suzanne Cooperman, Ph.D.

Semra Coskuntuna, Ph.D.

Nancy Crown, Ph.D.

Katie Dove, Ph.D.

Andy Eig, Ph.D.

Nancy Eppler-Wolf, Ph.D.

Michael Fayne, Ph.D.

Sheri Fenster, Ph.D.

Bernard Frankel, Ph.D.

Muriel Frischer, Ph.D.

Daniel Gensler, Ph.D.

Ethan Graham, Ph.D.

Anton Hart, Ph.D.

Stephen Hyman, Ph.D.

Linda Jacobs, Ph.D.

Linda Jaffe-Caplan, Ph.D.

Harry Kahan, Ph.D.

Rachel Karliner, Ph.D.

Nina Katzander, Ph.D.

Limor Kaufman, Ph.D.

Sally Keller, Ph.D.

Alan Kintzer, Ph.D.

Jani Klebanow, Ph.D.

Charlotte Klein, Ph.D.

William Kline, Ph.D.

Rachel Kozlowski, Ph.D.

Ann Kurz, Ph.D.

Eva Lapidos, Ph.D.

Julie Lehane, Ph.D.

Alex Levi, Ph.D.

Suzanne Little, Ph.D.

Ruby Malik, Ph.D.

Jon McCormick, Ph.D.

Vanessa McGann, Ph.D.

Lynn Means, Ph.D.

Robin Mendelsohn, Ph.D.

Lisa Morse, Ph.D.

Andrea Muras, Ph.D.

Nancy Nereo, Ph.D.

Neil Newman, Ph.D.

Joan O’Donnell, Ph.D.

Maureen O’Reilly-Landry, Ph.D.

Debra Posner, Ph.D.

Zoe Rapoport, Ph.D.

Daniel Ratner, Ph.D.

Mark Rehm, Ph.D.

Michael Ritter, Ph.D.

Allison Rothman, Ph.D.

Shahal Rozenblatt, Ph.D.

Glenna Rubin, Ph.D.

Mark Sammons, Ph.D.

Nicholas Samstag, Ph.D.

Ionas Sapountzis, Ph.D.

Alice Sohn, Ph.D.

Ilene Solomon, Ph.D.

Lisa Stern, Ph.D.

Alessandra Sternberg, Ph.D.

Richard Sternberg

Elizabeth Stroscio, Ph.D.

Shirlee Taylor, Ph.D.

Glorianna Vals, Ph.D.

Amy Vigliotti, Ph.D.

Michael Wald, Ph.D.

Deborah Waxenberg, Ph.D.

Samuel Weisman, Ph.D.

James Zaikowski, Ph.D.

Michael Zentman, Ph.D.

M.A. in General Psychology and M.A. in Mental Health Counseling

Elizabeth Axel, Ph.D.

Bhupin Butaney, Ph.D.

Rosemarie Chatterton, MA, LMHC

Sherri Donovan, JD

Aleksandra Goncharova, MA, LMHC

Jill Jackowski, Ph.D.

Morton Kissen, Ph.D.

Daniel Kremin, Ph.D.

Mark Lazarus, Ph.D.

Arthur Lilling, Ph.D.

Harrald Magny, Ph.D.

Robin Ann McGonigle-Pope, MA

Rita Mercante, MA, LMHC

Patricia Morley, Ph.D.

Cory Morris, MA

Jessica Nami, MA, LMHC

Errol Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Benjamin Rubin Psy.D

Valentina Syoycheva, Ph.D.

T.J. Vlavianos, MA, LMHC

Mark Wielgus, Ph.D.

M.A. in School Psychology

Michelle LaForest, PsyD

James Osinsky, Ph.D.

Mark Peterson, Ph.D.

Christopher Schnepf, Ph.D.

Debora Serani, PsyD

Steven Taylor, Ph.D.

Lynne Thies, Ph.D.

Gaston Weisz, PsyD

 

Program Affiliates

Amy McCue-Negri, Ph.D.

Betti Stanco, MA

Undergraduate program

Brian Belfi, PsyD

Michael Buls, MA

Christine Feeley, Ph.D.

Gabriel Feldmar, Ph.D.

Dov Finman, PsyD

Patricia Morley, Ph.D.

John Ozehosky, Ph.D.

Monica Pal, Ph.D.

Teaching Fellows

Remi Coker, MA

Afshan Ladha, MA

Nadia Kuprian, MA

Crista Maracic, MA

Mary Minges, MA

Oniera Torres, MA

Danielle Waldron, MA

Post Doctoral Fellows

Christopher Lowe

 

 

 

 

For further information, please contact:

Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies
p – 516.877.4800

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