Mark Baker

Professor
Department of Linguistics
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: Syntactic theory, morphology and its relationship to syntax and semantics, linguistics, the grammar of Amerindian languages and African languages, implications of linguistics for the study of the human mind

Professor Baker received his Ph.D. from MIT. His interests include comparative syntax, linguistic universals, semantic syntax and Amerindian and African languages. Recent books written include Lexical Categories, Cambridge University…

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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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Rebecca Davis

Associate Professor
Organizational Psychology Program
School of Social Work

Key topics: Social Work and the Child Welfare Workforce: International Perspectives on Best Practices

Dr. Rebecca Davis, Director and Lecturer, Center for International Social Work at Rutgers University School of Social Work, has primary teaching responsibilities in social work practice with children and families in the international context.…

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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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Colleen Georges

Part Time Lecturer
Department of Educational Psychology
Graduate School of Education

Key topics: Positive psychology, career development, parenting, women's leadership

Dr. Colleen Georges is part-time lecturer in Educational Psychology and Women's & Gender Studies. She is a NJ Licensed Professional Counselor and holds over a dozen certifications in positive psychology, parenting with positive discipline,…

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Arnold Glass

Professor
Department of Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: Learning, instruction, language

Arnold L. Glass, Ph.D., is the former vice chair of undergraduate studies for the Department of Psychology. His research investigates how well people remember what they have seen and heard.

His studies include recent work developing…

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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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Marc Steinberg

Associate Professor
Psychiatry
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Key topics: tobacco, smoking cessation, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy

Dr. Marc Steinberg is Associate Professor at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Associate Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry. He is a clinical psychologist and his research focuses on cognitive behavioral approaches to…

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Arthur Tomie

Associate Professor
Department of Psychology and Center of Alcohol Studies
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: Psychology, behavioral neuroscience, alcohol studies

Professor Tomie is an addiction research scientist. He is interested in the early stages of the drug addiction process, when drug use slips out of control.  Professor Tomie is particularly interested in boosting awareness in young people of…

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