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My Current Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
Google Scholar Citations (link)

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor        Stony Brook University, Department of Psychology
2013 - Present              Clinical Area            

Assistant Professor        Stony Brook Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
2013 - Present              Voluntary Appointment           

Assistant Professor        Stony Brook Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
2013 - Present              Voluntary Appointment      

Education

2009-2013                    University of Virginia
Ph.D.                           Child Clinical Psychology
                                    Minor: Community Psychology
                                    Concentrations: Quantitative Methods & Affective Neuroscience 
                                      Dissertation: Knowledge or Performance: Why Youth with Autism Experience Social Problems

2012 – 2013                 University of Chicago, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience 
Predoctoral Intern          Child Clinical Psychology/Pediatric Neuropsychology 

2012 - 2013                  University of Illinois – Chicago. Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Fellow                          Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities

2010 – 2012                  International Max Planck Research School 
Research Fellow            Life Course:  Evolutionary and Ontogenetic Dynamics 
                                     Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany 

2007 – 2009                 University of Virginia
MA.                              Psychology
                                     Major: Clinical Psychology
                                     Thesis: The Therapeutic Alliance and Group Cohesion in a Parent Friendship Coaching Intervention for
                                     Children with ADHD

2005-2006                    Harvard Extension School

1999-2003                    Wesleyan University
B.A.                              Major: Philosophy

                                      

Awards & Honors
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Grants & Contracts
[See here]


Publications 
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Editorial Experience
Editor-in-Chief

Editorial Board
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (December 2013 - )
Behavior Therapy (2014 - )

Ad hoc reviewer
Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology (since 2014)
Journal of Clinical Psychology (since 2014)
Neuropsychologia (since 2014) 
Quarterly Review of Biology (since 2014)
Developmental Neurorehabilitation (since 2014)
Child Development (since 2013)
Biological Psychiatry (since 2013)
PLoS One (since 2013)
International Journal of Psychophysiology (since 2013)
Journal of Psychopathology & Behavioral Assessment (since 2013)
Clinical Psychology Review (since 2013)
Focus on Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities (since 2013)
Remedial & Special Education (since 2013)
Journal of Cognition & Development (since 2013)
Child Development Perspectives (since 2013)
Behavior Therapy (since 2013)
Reproductive Sciences (since 2013)
Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology (since 2012)
Autism Research (since 2012)
Psychotherapy Research (since 2012)
Research in Developmental Disabilities (since 2012)
Child Neuropsychology (since 2012)
World Journal of Biological Psychiatry (since 2011)
Child and Adolescent Mental Health (since 2011)
Mind, Brain, & Education (since 2011)
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (2010 - 2013)
Autism: International Journal of Research & Practice (since 2009)
Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry (since 2009)


Professional Affiliations & Organizations

ABCT Autism Spectrum & Developmental Disabilities SIG, Co-Chair (2013 - )
Society of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, Student (2008 – 2013), Member (2013 - )
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Student (2009 – 2013), Full Member (2013 - )
Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology, Student Member (2008 – 2013), Full Member (2013 - )
International Society for Autism Research, Student (2009 – 2013), Full Member (2013 - )
Society for Research in Child Development, Student Member (2008 – 2013), Full Member (2013 - )
American Psychological Association, Student (2007 – 2013), Full Member (2013 - )
Society for Psychophysiology Research, Student Member (2011 – 2013)
Association for Psychological Science, Student Member (2008 – 2013)
2010 – 2012                LIFE Program, International Max Planck Research School, Fellow Speaker
2007 – 2008                Children’s Group Therapy Association, Member
2007 – 2008                The ARC of the United States, Member
2007 – 2008                The ARC of Massachusetts, Member
2004 – 2008                Asperger’s Association of New England, Member
2006 – 2007                Harvard/MIT Autism Consortium, Affiliate 

Professional Interests

  • Design and development of empirically-supported social competency interventions for children and adolescents with developmental disorders.
  • Therapeutic process variables (mediators and moderators of outcomes) in social competency intervention research.
  • Developmental psychopathological models of social competency deficits.
  • Peer relations and their impact on developmental psychopathology.
  • Improving quality of life for children with developmental disabilities and their families.


Certifications

  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) Mod 1 & 2, Certified Research Reliable, Oct. 2011
  • ADOS Mod 3 & 4, Certified Research Reliable, Nov. 2010
  • ADOS Clinical Training, May 2010
  • Therapeutic Options of Virginia (TOVA) restraint training, July 2009
  • HIPAA Certified, North Shore Arc, August 2003
  • Child & Adult First Aid Certified, North Shore Arc, June 2006
  • Child & Adult CPR Certified, Lafayette School, August 2009
  • Protection of Human Research Subjects - Biomedical Research Certified, CITI Course, McLean Hospital, January 2006
  • Protection of Human Research Subjects – Social Sciences Research Certified, CITI Course, University of Virginia, Fall 2007
  • White Badge -- MRI Safety Level, Spring 2008
  • Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) Assessor, Spring, 2008

 


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