Brian Chu

Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Psychology
Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology

Key topics: Child and adolescent anxiety and depression, stress and coping in children and teens, school anxiety and school refusal, assessment and detection of anxiety and mood problems in youth, psychological therapy for youth anxiety and depression, including: generalized anxiety disorder, separation anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder, specific phobias, depression and dysthymia in children.

Brian C. Chu, Ph.D., is assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Psychology in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology and in the Department of Psychology at Rutgers University. He is also director and founder of the…

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Maurice Elias

Professor
Department of Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: Parenting, emotional intelligence, education reform, character education, the achievement gap, prevention of bullying, violence, substance abuse, and related problem behaviors, impact of media on children, Jewish education and Jewish identity

Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., is president of the International Society for Community Research and Action and Division of Community Psychology of the American Psychological Association. He is also a Leadership Team founding member for the…

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Bonnie Firestein

Associate Professor
Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: Neuroscience, understanding cognitive disorders

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Anesha Fuller

Adjunct Professor
Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Learning Center

Key topics: Professional development, general education, mental health, parental abandonment, early childhood literacy, literacy development, social studies

Dr. Anesha Fuller Ed.D, has extensive teaching experience in education at an elementary and high school level. 

Dr. Fuller's, area of research and specialty include Literacy curriculum. Her areas of expertise for speaking…

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Kenneth Kinter

Assistant Professor
Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions
School of Health Professions

Key topics: Helping vs. Enabling; Stages of Change and Motivational Interviewing; Trauma-Informed Care; Support for Families with Mentally Ill/Addicted Loved One; Sex Addiction; DSM 5; Crisis Intervention and Suicide; Psychiatric Emergencies

Kenneth Kinter, MA, LPC, is an Assistant Professor at Rutgers University and has been employed by Rutgers/UMDNJ since 2004. He has taught Group Dynamics in the Associates Degree Program. His current responsibilities include the implementation of…

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Thomas Papathomas

Professor
Biomedical Engineering
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: How the brain works; visual, sound, and 3D illusions; stunning demonstrations with 3-D objects and huge face masks

Thomas Papathomas, Ph.D, came from Greece after high school and graduated from Columbia University. He is the director of the Laboratory of Vision Research, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and serves as the Busch Campus…

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