Ph.D., Human Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (2005)
MA, Human Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (2001)
BA: Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1999)
Human Behavior Theory For Social Work Practice I
Quantitative Literacy For The Applied Social Sciences
SWK241, Quantitative Literacy for the Applied Social Sciences: Spring ‘17, Fall ‘17, Spring ‘18
SWK245, Science of Social Issues: Fall ‘13, Fall ‘14, Fall ‘15, Spring ‘16, Fall ‘16 (2 sections), Spring ‘17, Fall ‘18
SWK499, Social Work Research Practicum: Spring ‘12. Student coded and analyzed 3 years of evaluation data from New Alternatives for Homeless LGBT youth. Finished product was the following presentation, which won the undergraduate Social Work category at the school-wide student Research Day.
SWK510, Human Behavior I: Fall ‘10, Spring ‘11, Fall ‘11 (2 sections), Fall ‘12 (2 sections), Fall ‘13 (2 sections), Spring ‘14 (2 sections), Fall ‘14 (2 sections), Fall ‘15 (2 sections), Spring ‘16, Fall ‘16, Fall ‘17 (2 sections), Spring ‘18 (2 sections), Fall ‘18 (2 sections)
SWK511, Human Behavior II: Spring ‘08, Spring ‘12 (2 sections), Spring ‘13
SWK557, Social Work Research I: Spring ‘06, Spring ‘07 (2 sections)
SWK559, Statistics for Social Work Research: Summer ‘08, Spring ‘09 (4 sections), Summer ‘09, Spring ‘10 (3 sections), Summer ‘10
SWK758, Social Work Research II: Fall ‘06 (2 sections), Fall ‘07 (2 sections), Summer ‘08, Fall ‘08, Summer ‘09 (2 sections), Fall ‘09 (2 sections)
SWK856, Multivariate Analyses: Fall ‘05, Fall ‘06, Spring ‘07, Spring ‘08, Summer ‘09, Summer ‘10, Summer ‘11, Summer ‘12, Summer ‘13
Basic psychological and sociological human behavior theories, human development, statistics, and research methods. All levels.
Main area of expertise is lesbian, gay, bisexual, & transgender (LGBT) youth. Also published in suicide, youth homelessness, substance use, and religion. Specialization in survey research and advanced statistical methods. Current projects include the development and evaluation of online materials for a quantitative-literacy-based Bachelor’s of Social Welfare (BSW) statistics course and analysis of data on LGBT youth suicide from the Centers for Disease Control’s National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS).
Ream, G. L. (2016). Marijuana and video games: "Real" addictions? In M. Vasquez (Eds.). Marijuana: Medical uses, regulations and legal issues. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
Ream, G. L., & Rodriguez, E. M. (2014). Sexual minorities. In C. M. Barry & M. M. Abo-Zena (Eds.). Emerging adults' religiousness and spirituality: Meaning-making in an age of transition. (pp. 204-219). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Elliott, L. C., Ream, G. L., & McGinsky, E. (2012). Video game addiction: User perspectives. In J. Netherland (Eds.). Critical Perspectives on Addiction. (pp. 225-243). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Ream, G. L., Johnson, B. D., Sifaneck, S. J., & Dunlap, E. (2006). Distinguishing Blunts Users from Joints Users: A comparison of marijuana use subcultures. In S. M. Cole (Eds.). New Research on Street Drugs. (pp. 245-273). New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
Ream, G. L., & Savin-Williams, R. C. (2005). Religion and the educational experiences of adolescents. In T. Urdan (Eds.). Educating adolescents: Challenges and strategies. (pp. 255-286). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
Ream, G. L., & Savin-Williams, R. C. (2005). Youth risk behavioral surveys. In J. T. Sears (Eds.). Youth, education, and sexualities: An international encyclopedia (Vol. 2: K-Z). (pp. 920-922). Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.
Ream, G. L., & Savin-Williams, R. C. (2005). Resiliency. In J. T. Sears (Eds.). Youth, education, and sexualities: An international encyclopedia (Vol. 2: K-Z). (pp. 724-727). Westport, NY: Greenwood Publishing Group.
Ream, G. L. (2005). Lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth. In C. B. Fisher & R. M. Lerner (Eds.). Encyclopedia of applied developmental science (Vol. 2). (pp. 655-658). Medford, MA: Tufts University Press.
Ream, G. L. (2005). Religion and psychological development. In J. T. Sears (Eds.). Youth, education, and sexualities: An international encyclopedia (Vol. 2: K-Z). (pp. 702-705). Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.
Ream, G. L. (2003). Religion and sexual orientation in America. In J. R. Miller, R. M. Lerner, L. B. Schiamberg & P. M. Anderson (Eds.). Encyclopedia of human ecology. (pp. 608-613). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio.
Ream, G. L., & Witt, P. A. (2003). Organizations serving all ages. In S. F. Hamilton & M. A. Hamilton (Eds.). Handbook of Youth Development. (pp. 49-74). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Ream, G. L., & Savin-Williams, R. C. (2003). Religious development in adolescence. In G. R. Adams & M. D. Berzonsky (Eds.). Blackwell Handbook of Adolescence. (pp. 51-59). Oxford, United Kingdom: Blackwell Publishers.
Ream, G. L. (2001). Religion, spirituality, and belief systems. In J. V. Lerner, R. M. Lerner & J. Finkelstein (Eds.). Adolescence in America: An encyclopedia (Vol. 2: N-Y). (pp. 576-584). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio.
Moutier, C., & Ream, G. L. (2017). Letter to the Editor. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 47, 248-248.
Ream, G. L. (2016), The Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicide in college student suicide screening. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 46, 239-247.
Ream, G. L., & Forge, N. R. (2014), Homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth in New York City: Insights from the field. Child Welfare, 93, 7-22.
Ream, G. L., Elliott, L. C., & Dunlap, E. (2013), A genre-specific investigation of predictors of video game engagement and problem play in the early life course. Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy, S6.
Ream, G. L., Elliott, L. C., & Dunlap, E (2013), Trends in video game play through childhood, adolescence, and emerging adulthood. Psychiatry Journal.
Elliott, L., Ream, G., McGinsky, E., & Dunlap, E. (2012), The contribution of game genre and other use patterns to problem video game play among adult video gamers. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 10, 948-969.
Windsor, L. C., Benoit, E., Ream, G. L., & Forenza, B. (2012), The provider perception inventory: Psychometrics of a scale designed to measure provider stigma about HIV, substance abuse, and MSM behavior. AIDS Care, 25, 586-591.
Elliott, L. C., Golub, A., Ream, G. L., & Dunlap, E. (2012), Video game genre as a predictor of problem use. CyberPsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 15, 155-161.
Temme, L. J., Fenster, J., & Ream, G. L. (2012), Evaluation of meditation in the treatment of chemical dependency. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 12, 264-281.
Ream, G. L., Barnhart, K. F., & Lotz, K. V. (2012), Decision processes about condom use among shelter-homeless LGBT youth in Manhattan. AIDS Research and Treatment.
Ream, G. L., Elliott, L. C., & Dunlap, E. (2011), Playing video games while using or feeling the effects of substances: Associations with substance use problems. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 8, 3979-3998.
Ream, G. L., Elliott, L. C., & Dunlap, E. (2011), Patterns of and motivations for concurrent use of video games and substances. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 8, 3999-4012.
Ream, G. L., Johnson, B. D., Dunlap, E., & Benoit, E. (2010), The role of marijuana use etiquette in avoiding targeted police enforcement. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 17, 689-706.
Miller, R. L., Ream, G. L., McCormack, J., Gunduz-Bruce, H., Sevy, S., & Robinson, D. G. (2009), A prospective study of cannabis use as a risk factor for non-adherence and treatment dropout in first-episode schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 113, 138-144.
Ream, G. L., Benoit, E., Johnson, B. D., & Dunlap, E. (2008), Smoking tobacco along with marijuana increases symptoms of cannabis dependence. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 95, 199-208.
Johnson, B. D., Ream, G. L., Dunlap, E., & Sifaneck, S. J. (2008), Civic norms and etiquettes regarding marijuana use in public settings in New York City. Substance Use & Misuse, 43, 895-918.
Savin-Williams, R. C., & Ream, G. L. (2007), Prevalence and stability of sexual orientation components during adolescence and young adulthood. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36, 385-394.
Savin-Williams, R. C., & Ream, G. L. (2007), Prevalence and stability of sexual orientation components during adolescence and young adulthood. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36, 385-394.
Feldman, M. B., Díaz, R. M., Ream, G. L., & El-Bassel, N. (2007), Intimate partner violence and HIV sexual risk behavior among Latino gay and bisexual men. Journal of LGBT Health Research, 3, 9-19.
Feldman, M. B., Ream, G. L., Díaz, R. M., & El-Bassel, N. (2007), Intimate partner violence and HIV sexual risk behavior among Latino gay and bisexual men: The role of situational factors. Journal of LGBT Health Research, 3, 75-87.
Ream, G. L. (2006), Reciprocal effects between the perceived environment and heterosexual intercourse among adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 35, 768-782.
Savin-Williams, R. C., & Ream, G. L. (2006), Pubertal onset and sexual orientation in an adolescent national probability sample. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 35, 279-286.
Kowaleski-Jones, L., Dunifon, R., & Ream, G. L. (2006), Community contributions to scholastic success. Journal of Community Psychology, 35, 279-286.
Ream, G. L., & Savin-Williams, R. C. (2005), Reconciling Christianity and positive non-heterosexual identity in adolescence, with implications for psychological well-being. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education, 2, 19-36.
Ream, G. L., & Savin-Williams, R. C. (2005), Reciprocal associations between adolescent sexual activity and quality of youth-parent interactions. Journal of Family Psychology, 19, 171-179.
Savin-Williams, R. C., & Ream, G. L. (2003), Suicide attempts among sexual-minority male youth. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 32, 509-522.
Savin-Williams, R. C., & Ream, G. L. (2003), Sex variations in the disclosure to parents of same-sex attractions. Journal of Family Psychology, 17, 429-438.
Lucas, C. A., Cartabuke-Johnston, J., & Ream, G. L. (2017, November). College student, interrupted: One university’s supports for students in suicidal crisis. In 8th conference on Emerging Adulthood, Washington, DC.
Ream, G. L. & Lucas, C. A. (2015). Expectancy of significant progress toward counseling goals: An all-purpose measure of client expectancy. In 7th conference on Emerging Adulthood. Miami, FL.
Ream, G. L. (2015). College student suicide screening: Interpersonal Theory Of Suicide vs. existing measures. In 7th conference on Emerging Adulthood. Miami, FL.
Ream, G. L. & Rodriguez, E. M. (2013). Religion and sexual orientation in adolescence and emerging adulthoo. In 20th annual meeting of the Society for Research on Identity Formation (SRIF). St. Paul, MN.
Ream, G. L., Lotz, K. V., & Forge, N. R. (2013). Homeless LGBT youth services as a developmental context. In 20th annual meeting of the Society for Research on Identity Formation (SRIF). St. Paul, MN.
Ream, G. L., Forge, N. R., & Lotz, K. V. (2012). Theory, ideology, practicality, validity, reality: Homeless LGBT youth services' ecological systems. In 2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit. National Harbor, MD.
Forge, N. R., Ream, G. L., & Lotz, K. V. (2012). SExual risk, testing behaviors, and progress of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth living in a LGBT-specific transitional living program. In twenty-forth annual National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS. Miami, FL.
Ream, G. L., Elliott, L. C., & Dunlap, E. (2012). Problem video game play and substance use problems among emerging adult video gamers: Cross-sectional and longitudinal findings. In Society for Research on Adolescence. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Ream, G. L., Elliott, L. C., & Dunlap, E. (2011). Development and biopsychosocial correlates of video game playing through childhood, adolescence, adn emerging adulthood. In 5th conference on Emerging Adulthood. Providence, RI.
Elliott, L. C., Ream, G. L., & Dunlap, E. (2011). This is your brain on MMORPG's: The stakes in video game "addiction.". In 106th American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV.
Elliott, L. C., Ream, G. L., & Dunlap, E. (2011). The Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game and its addiction mechanics. In 61st annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Las Vegas, NV.
Ream, G. L., Elliott, L. C., & Dunlap, E. (2011). Relationships between problem video game playing, substance dependence symptoms, concurrent video game & substance use, and growth in use over time. In Annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. Washington DC.
Ream, G. L., Barnhart, K. F., Hing, M., & Lotz, K. V. (2010). "Condom Cognition" of homeless LGBT youth in NYC. In biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence. Philadelphia.
Temme, L. J., & Ream, G. L. (2010). Mediation as a means to decrease the risk for relapse in chemically dependent adults. In Annual conference of the Society for Social Work Research. San Francisco.
Ream, G. L., Barnhart, K. F., Hing, M., & Lotz, K. V. (2009). "Condom Cognition" of homeless LGBT youth in Manhattan. In 35th annual meeting of the International Academy of Sex Research. San Juan, PR.
Johnson, B. D., Dunlap, E., Sifaneck, S. J., & Ream, G. L. (2007). Ethnicity, marijuana use etiquette, and marijuana-related police contact in New York City. In 102nd annual meeting of the American Sociological Association. New York City.
Ream, G. L., Johnson, B. D., Dunlap, E., & Sifaneck, S. J. (2007). Racial disparities, public smoking, and other determinants of marijuana-related police contacts in New York City. In 18th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug-Related Harm. Warsaw, Poland.
Ream, G. L. (2006). The "Problem Behavior" of youth homosexuality. In annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. New Orleans.
Ream, G. L., Johnson, B. D., Golub, A., & Dunlap, E. (2006). Marijuana arrests: Influences of ethnicity, gender, blunts vs. joints, and marijuana etiquette. In 68th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence. Scottsdale, AZ.
Ream, G. L. (2006). Past sexual orientation and other influences on present sexual orientation identity: A comparison of methods using Add Health data. In Biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence. San Francisco.
Ream, G. L. (2005). Pubertal onset and sexual orientation in an adolescent national probability sample. In International Behavioral Development Symposium: Biological Basis of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Sex-Typical Behavior. Minot, ND.
Ream, G. L., & Savin-Williams, R. C. (2005). Gender atypicality, victimization, and mental health in sexual-minority youths. In Annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. Washington DC.
Ream, G. L. (2005). Context effects on timing of marriage in emerging adulthood. In Second Conference on Emerging Adulthood. Miami, FL.
Kowaleski-Jones, L., Dunifon, R., & Ream, G. L. (2004). Social context and youth competence: Exploring the interplay among parental perceptions and objective features of community environment. In Population Assocation of America Annual Meeting. Boston.
Ream, G. L. (2004). Parent relations as cause and consequence of adolescent sexual involvement. In biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence. Baltimore.
Ream, G. L., & Savin-Williams, R. C. (2003). Family support as youth resiliency: Sex and sexual orientation differences. In Annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. Toronto.
Ream, G. L. (2003). Religion as resiliency: Sex, sexual orientation and race differences. In Annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. Toronto.
Ream, G. L., & Savin-Williams, R. C. (2003). Add Sex: Changes attributable to sexual debut. In 2003 Add Health Users Workshop. Bethesda, MD.
Savin-Williams, R. C., & Ream, G. L. (2002). Predicting suicide attempts among sexual-minority male youths. In annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. Chicago.
Ream, G. L., & Savin-Williams, R. C. (2002). Factors related to the development of religion-based homophobia. In annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. Chicago.
Ream, G. L. (2001). Intrinsic religion and internalized homophobia in sexual-minority youth. In annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco.
Ream, G. L. (2012, November). Harm reduction, youth development, and community building in services to homeless LGBT youth. Empowering the Tribe: A Symposium on LGBTI Issues, New York, NY.
Ream, G. L. (2003, August). Roy Scrivner memorial lecture: Family adaptation to youth (homo)sexuality. 111th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON, Canada.
Adelphi University, Faculty Development Grant. What’s unique about sexual- and gender-minority youth suicides? Awarded February 2018 to Geoffrey L. Ream, Principal Investigator, $2000.
Adelphi University, Faculty Development Grant. Suicide Risk and Support among College-Age Youth. Awarded February 2014 to Geoffrey L. Ream, Principal Investigator, $1100.
National Institutes of Health Research Project Grant (R01). Video Games’ Role in Developing Substance Use, 1R01DA027761-01, role: co-principal investigator, with co-principal investigators Eloise Dunlap and Luther C. Elliott, funded by the National Institute of Drug Abuse January 15, 2010 through December 31, 2012, total 3-year budget $943,989. Application submitted for the February 15, 2009 deadline with co-principal investigators Luther C. Elliott and Bruce D. Johnson at the National Development and Research Institutes (NDRI) in Manhattan. After Dr. Johnson’s unexpected death in late February 2009, his long-time colleague at NDRI Eloise Dunlap replaced him as co-principal investigator. The application received a priority score of 25, in the 11th %ile.
Adelphi University, Faculty Development Grant. Differential developmental trajectories of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. Awarded February 12, 2009 to Geoffrey L. Ream, Principal Investigator, $1000.
Adelphi University, Faculty Development Grant. Condom cognition: Factors affecting the decision process about condom use among homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. Awarded January 10, 2008 to Geoffrey L. Ream, Principal Investigator, $4000.
American Psychological Foundation, Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grant. Family based support as a source of resiliency for sexual-minority youth. Awarded 5/15/03 to Geoffrey L. Ream, Principal Investigator, $1000.
Cornell University Department of Human Development, Harold Feldman Fellowship for research on families. Family-based support as a source of resiliency for sexual-minority youth. Awarded 2/13/03 to Geoffrey L. Ream, Principal Investigator, $675.
Cornell University College of Human Ecology, Graduate Student Research Award. Gender and sexual orientation differences in youth risk and resiliency. Awarded 1/22/03 to Geoffrey L. Ream, Principal Investigator, $1600.
Rachel L. Miller (2006). Cannabis: A vulnerability-stress factor in the treatment of recent onset of schizophrenia. Adelphi University.
High School mentor for iMentor, November 2015 – Present
Mentor to a high school student at Marble Hill School for International Studies. Assisted College Success Senior Program Manager Nariman Heikal with curriculum development and presented at Marble Hill School’s Career Day on April 6, 2016.
Board Secretary of Out Astoria, Astoria, NY, January 2014 - Present
Maintained records of in-person and online communications of this prominent LGBT social and community organization founded in 2006. Helped manage Out Astoria’s relationships with local businesses.
Consultant to Trinity Place Shelter, New York, NY, November 2007-August 2012
Wrote statement of need and evaluation plan for this faith-based LGBT youth shelter’s first application for funding from the AIDS Institute of the New York State Department of Health, which was funded at about $100,000. Also helped obtain its first funding from the Paul Rapoport Foundation. Collaborated with Pastor Heidi Neumark of Trinity Lutheran Church of NYC and Kevin Lotz, LCSW, CASAC, Trinity Place’s program director. Attended the Empire State Pride Agenda 2009 Technical Assistance Conference on February 25, 2009 in Albany, NY, on behalf of Trinity Place. Working with Nicholas Forge, Trinity Place volunteer coordinator and Fordham University doctoral student, created a rigorous protocol for evaluating client outcomes that will be the first of its kind among homeless LGBT youth services, funded by $5,000 from the Elton John Foundation.
Volunteer & Board Vice President, New Alternatives for Homeless LGBT Youth, NYC, Nov. 2008-April 2012
Provided technical assistance with evaluation, grant writing, record-keeping, and curriculum development for this program which aimed to provide life skills training, psychoeducation, and developmental asset building among homeless LGBT youth ages 18-24. Also assisted in creating a Social Work internship position for an Adelphi student beginning Spring 2011. New Alternatives was based in Middle Collegiate Church in Manhattan and was the vision of Kate Barnhart, activist and former director of Metropolitan Community Church Homeless Youth Services. The organization eventually hoped to provide job training and employment opportunities for homeless LGBT youth.
Consultant and Volunteer Staff at Sylvia’s Place Shelter, New York, NY, Fall 2005 – Spring 2009
Provided technical assistance with grant writing, evaluation, and record keeping for this emergency shelter housing homeless LGBT youth ages 16-23. Assisted with obtaining continuing funding from the AIDS Institute of the New York State Department of Health and the Paul Rapoport Foundation. Also served for two years as volunteer coordinator, creating training materials and orienting new volunteers. Used “entrée” with this community of service providers to conduct a qualitative interview study of thought processes about condoms among homeless LGBT youth. Left with Kate Barnhart and other staff to form New Alternatives.
Consultant to Leadership Training Institute, Hempstead, NY, June 2007- April 2008
Working with Elizabeth Palley and Roger Levin, also of the Adelphi School of Social Work, and director Mel Jackson, to help fulfill this organization’s reporting and evaluation requirements for their Compassion Capital grant. Assembled existing data into a report and drafted measures for collection of additional, longitudinal data.
Break-out Leader, Society for Research on Adolescence Peers Preconference, March 30, 2016
Contributed expertise on same-sex romantic relationships in adolescence as co-leader of a dialogue about future directions in research on adolescent romantic relationships. Other leader was Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck, an expert in heterosexual relationships in adolescence.
Consultant to Bruce Johnson, Ph.D. and Eloise Dunlap, Ph.D., NDRI, July 2005-February 2008
Analyzed quantitative data gathered in a mixed-methods qualitative/ethnographic and questionnaire study of New York City marijuana users ages 18 through 24 for publication and to supplement a competing continuation grant application. Project: Marijuana/Blunts: Use, Subcultures, and Markets, funded by National Institute on Drug Abuse grant 5R01 DA 013690-04.
Instructor in Quantitative Methods, Behavioral Sciences Training, NDRI, Summer & Fall 2007
Invited back to give a series of lessons in quantitative methods to predoctoral and postdoctoral research fellows after having moved on from this fellowship sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (5T32 DA07233). Sessions taught include Data Management in SPSS 13.0 and STATA/SE 9.0, Measurement and Reliability of Continuous Constructs, Specifying Quantitative Hypotheses: Mediation and Moderation, Missing Data, Factor Analysis, and Cox Proportional Hazards Models.
Recruitment Committee for Behavioral Science Training Fellowship at NDRI, June 2005 – June 2006
Served on an ad hoc committee to select new postdoctoral fellows in Behavioral Sciences Training at the National Development and Research Institutes.
Editorial Board member, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, April 2005-presentPeer reviewer (ongoing)
Developmental Psychology, American Journal of Education, Archives of Sexual Behavior, Journal of Adolescent Research, Addiction, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Social Problems, Personal Relationships, The Sociological Quarterly, Journal of Homosexuality, Journal of Early Adolescence, Journal of Adolescence, Child & Adolescent Mental Health, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Journal of Family Psychology, Substance Use and Misuse, Drugs: Education, Prevention, and Policy, Culture, Health and Sexuality, American Journal of Public Health, Ethnography, Social Science and Medicine, Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, Emerging Adulthood, BMC Psychology, Death Studies, Pediatrics, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Journal of Addiction Medicine, Journal of Primary Prevention, National Multicultural Conference & Summit II (Fall 2000), Malyon-Smith scholarship awarded by Division 44 of the American Psychological Association, the 8th biennial conference on Emerging Adulthood.
New Scholar Reviewer, Personal Relationships, March 2003-August 2005
No longer a “new scholar” as of August 2005.
Research assistant to Rachel Dunifon, Ph.D. and Lori Kowaleski-Jones, Ph.D., January-December 2003
Performed secondary analysis of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics Child Development Supplement (PSID-CDS) using census geocode data for a project on neighborhood effects on youth development. Project: Social Context and Youth Competence: Assessing Pathways of Influence of Community Resources, funded by W. T. Grant Foundation.
Consultant to Caitlin Ryan, Ph.D., Jan. 2001 - Mar. 2001
Assisted with literature review for a project on LGBT youth in faith-based social services.
Institutional Review Board, Spring 2018 – Present
Reviewed proposals submitted by Adelphi researchers and evaluated them for ethical treatment of research subjects. Recommended approval, approval pending specific modifications, or disapproval. Applied standards for ethical treatment of subjects based on the Adelphi IRB manual, the Belmont Report, and Title 45, Part 46 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
Adelphi Mentoring Program, Spring 2016 – Fall 2017
Mentored an individual student leader in the LGBTQ community since this program was expanded to include LGBTQ students.
Interprofessional Practice: Working with Diverse Populations Course, February 2016
Assisted Reem Khamis Dakwar from Communication Sciences and Disorders and Wahiba Abu-Ras from the School of Social Work to prepare a High Impact Teaching and Learning Practices Grant for the 2016-17 funding cycle, due February 15, 2016. The grant was eventually funded in the amount of ~$12,000 and resulted in a course to be offered in Fall 2018.
Strategic Planning Input Committee, Fall 2015
This team of high-level administrators and chosen senior faculty worked intensively to meet a 30-day deadline set by new president Christine Riordan for “Adelphi Now,” the list of data sources to be incorporated into our 3-year strategic planning process and some preliminary findings based on those data. Specific contribution, in collaboration with Associate Provost for Administration Lawrence Hobbie, was the Environmental Scan, a compilation of graphs and Geological Information Service maps of demographic statistics, labor projections, and social health indicators suggestive of enrollment challenges and opportunities for Adelphi over the next three years. Chairs were Sam Grogg, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Elizabeth Cohn, Director of the Center for Health Innovation.
Moodle Review Committee, Fall 2015 - Present
This committee of faculty, selected by our Faculty Center for Professional Excellence for commitment to and facility with our course management system and distance learning technologies, collaborates with Adelphi’s programmers and designers to improve the online learning experience for instructors and students.
Faculty Senate, Fall 2011 – Spring 2013
At-large representative from the professional schools and library for a two-year term to this body of faculty broadly accountable under the Articles of Governance for the overall development of the university.
Health and Wellness Committee, Fall 2008 – Spring 2012
Represented the School of Social Work to this active, engaged multidisciplinary committee that serves as a resource for health programming, dining services, recreation and fitness, and opportunities for self development offered to students. Advised data collection and interpretation for a campus-wide survey of undergraduate health issues.
Reviewer and Judge, Long Island Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, February 29, 2008
As one of several faculty reviewers and judges recruited by Adelphi Chemistry Professor Stephen Goldberg for this unique event for Long Island high school students, evaluated manuscripts for inclusion in the program during the months leading up to the event and, on February 29, served on the panel of judges for student presentations in the Psychology division and joined the panel of all judges to select finalists from all fields for the national event.