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Department of Psychology

Rita DeOliveira
Adjunct Professor
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Rita DeOliveira

Rita
DeOliveira
Adjunct Professor
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Casey Comstock, PhD, LMHC
Adjunct Professor
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(401) 254-3035

Casey Comstock

Casey
Comstock
PhD, LMHC
Adjunct Professor
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(401) 254-3035
Matt Zaitchik, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Department Chair
A.B. Brown University, M.A., Ph.D. University of Connecticut
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x5333
FCAS 105

Matt Zaitchik

Matt
Zaitchik
Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Department Chair
A.B. Brown University, M.A., Ph.D. University of Connecticut
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x5333
FCAS 105
Donald Whitworth, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
B.A. Roger Williams University, M.A., Ph.D. University of Rhode Island
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x3509
FCAS 109

Donald Whitworth

Donald
Whitworth
Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
B.A. Roger Williams University, M.A., Ph.D. University of Rhode Island
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x3509
FCAS 109
Laura L. Turner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A. University of Connecticut, M.S., A.B.D., Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University
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x3517
FCAS 106

Laura L. Turner

Laura L.
Turner
Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A. University of Connecticut, M.S., A.B.D., Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University
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x3517
FCAS 106

Teaching interests:

  • Child Development (Psychology 211)
  • Social and Emotional Development (Psychology 335)
  • Cognitive Development (Psychology 336)
  • Research Methods (Psychology 340)
  • Experimental Psychology (Psychology 440)
  • Child and Family Policy
  • Human Behavior in Perspective (Core 103 – an interdisciplinary exploration of the social sciences)
  • Families in Society (Core 457 - an interdisciplinary Core senior seminar)

Research interests:

Charles Trimbach, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
B.A. University of Rhode Island, Ph.D. Princeton University
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x3238
FCAS 118

Charles Trimbach

Charles
Trimbach
Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
B.A. University of Rhode Island, Ph.D. Princeton University
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x3238
FCAS 118
Becky Spritz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University
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x3664
Stonewall IV, Room 101

Becky Spritz

Becky
Spritz
Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University
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x3664
Stonewall IV, Room 101
Judith Platania, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
B.A. Marist College, M.S., Ph.D. Florida International University
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x5738
FCAS 104
Areas of Expertise: 
Prosecutorial misconduct, capital sentencing decisions

Judith Platania

Judith
Platania
Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
B.A. Marist College, M.S., Ph.D. Florida International University
sites/default/files/faculty-staff/cv/cv_platania.pdf
Contact Information
x5738
FCAS 104
Areas of Expertise: 
Prosecutorial misconduct, capital sentencing decisions
Alejandro Leguizamo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A. Boston University, M.A., Ph.D. University of Michigan
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x3834
FCAS 108
Areas of Expertise: 
Multicultural aspects of sexual aggression and sex offender treatment. Risk assessment with ethnically-diverse sex offenders, exposure to, and use of, pornography

Alejandro Leguizamo

Alejandro
Leguizamo
Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A. Boston University, M.A., Ph.D. University of Michigan
sites/default/files/faculty-staff/cv/alejandro_leguizamo_cv_2014.pdf
Contact Information
x3834
FCAS 108
Areas of Expertise: 
Multicultural aspects of sexual aggression and sex offender treatment. Risk assessment with ethnically-diverse sex offenders, exposure to, and use of, pornography
Frank DiCataldo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology, Graduate Program Coordinator
B.S. College of the Holy Cross, M.S., Ph.D. Saint Louis University
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x7252
FCAS 100

Frank DiCataldo

Frank
DiCataldo
Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology, Graduate Program Coordinator
B.S. College of the Holy Cross, M.S., Ph.D. Saint Louis University
sites/default/files/faculty-staff/cv/frank_dicataldo.pdf
Contact Information
x7252
FCAS 100