People Within the Psychology Department



Research Faculty / Visiting Faculty / Post-Doctoral Fellows

Graduate Students



Christina M. Balderrama-Durbin
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Christopher Bishop
Professor of Psychology and Chair of Psychology

Nicole Cameron
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Meredith Coles
Professor of Psychology; Director, Binghamton Anxiety Clinic

Cynthia Connine
Professor of Psychology and Linguistics

Terrence Deak
Professor of Psychology

Marvin Diaz
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Patricia DiLorenzo
Professor of Psychology; Director of Integrative Neuroscience 

Peter Donovick
Professor of Psychology

Alice Friedman
Associate Professor of Psychology

Peter Gerhardstein
Professor of Psychology

Brandon Gibb
Professor of Psychology; Director of Clinical Training

Jennifer Gillis 
Associate Professor of Psychology

Albrecht Inhoff
Professor of Psychology

J. David Jentsch
Professor of Psychology

Matthew Johnson
Professor of Psychology

Celia Klin
Associate Dean of Harpur College; Associate Professor of Psychology

Kenneth Kurtz
Associate Professor of Psychology; Area Coordinator for Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Sarah Laszlo
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Mark F. Lenzenweger
Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Donald Levis
Bartle Professor,  Psychology

Stephen Lisman
Professor Emeritus, Distinguished Teaching Professor of Psychology

Steven Lynn
Distinguished Professor of Psychology; Director of the Psychological Clinic

Yao-Ying Ma
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Richard Mattson
Associate Professor of Psychology; Director of Graduate Studies in Psychology

Ann Merriwether
Lecturer, Psychology

Ralph Miller
Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Vladimir Miskovic
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Joe Morrissey
Instructor of Psychology

Richard Pastore
Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Linguistics

Raymond Romanczyk
Distinguished Service Professor of Psychology; Executive Director - Institute for Child Development

Maria-Teresa Romero
Associate Professor of Psychology; Director, Undergraduate Studies in Psychology

Lisa Savage
Professor of Psychology; Area Coordinator for Behavioral Neuroscience

Linda Spear
Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Norman Spear
Professor Emeritus, Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Gregory Strauss
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Cyma Van Petten
Professor of Psychology

Matt Windsor
Visiting Assistant Professor

David Werner
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Deanne Westerman
Associate Professor of Psychology

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Psychology Department - Main Office Staff

Name Position Email Phone
Gina Fleming Secretary to Chair 607-777-2370
Mary Ellen Gates Secretary to Graduate Director and
Clinical Program 607-777-2334
Barbara Luka Undergraduate Academic Advisor 607-777-4100
Anne Paludi Secretary to Psychological Clinic 607-777-2103
Pam Turrigiano Assistant to Chair 607-777-2554

Research Support Staff / Administrative Support Staff

Name Position Email Phone
Quinton Banks Lab Tech - Di Lorenzo lab   607-777-6395
James Esposito Research Staff - Miller lab 607-777-2607
Molly Deak Histologist   607-777-6851
Wayne Kashinsky      Electrical Engineer 607-777-6976
Michael McHale Instrument Repair Specialist 607-777-6437
Penny Evans Administrative Assistant - LAR 607-777-3836
Jamie Silverio Administrative Assistant at
Institute for Child Development 607-777-2829
Teri Tanenhaus Secretary to N. Spear 607-777-2663
Paul Zatley Lab Tech - N. Spear lab 607-777-4759

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Research Faculty / Visiting Faculty / Post-Doctoral Fellows

Robert Drake, Ph.D. PostDoc Fellow P. Di Lorenzo Lab 777-6395
Amy Perkins, PhD.  PostDoc Fellow T. Deak Lab 777-2000
Tamara Fitzwater, PhD. Research Scientist T. Deak Lab 777-2000
Mallory Stites, Ph.D. PostDoc Fellow S. Laszlo Lab 269-7271
Elena Varlinskaya, Ph.D. Research Professor N. Spear and L. Spear 777-7164
Lindsey Vedder, Ph.D. PostDoc Fellow L. Savage Lab 777-4383

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Graduate Students


Michelle Accardi Clinical Psychology Lynn
Jessica Baltman Clinical Psychology Lynn
Colleen Bancroft Cognitive & Brain Sciences Gerhardstein
Summer Bottini Clinical Psychology Romanczyk
Laura Bragdon Clinical Psychology Coles
Davis Brigman Clinical Psychology Johnson
Katie Burkhouse Clinical Psychology Gibb
Jenna Carter Behavioral Neuroscience Westerman
Nicole Chambers Behavioral Neuroscience Bishop
Colleen Cleere Clinical Psychology Lynn
Lindsey Collins Clinical Psychology Coles
Nolan Conaway Cognitive & Brain Sciences Kurtz
Liam Condon Clinical Psychology Lynn
Melissa Conti Behavioral Neuroscience Di Lorenzo
Carol Dannenhoffer Behavioral Neuroscience L. Spear
Alexander Denman-Brice Behavioral Neuroscience Di Lorenzo
Stacy Ellenberg Clinical Psychology Lynn
Olga Escanilla Behavioral Neuroscience Di Lorenzo
James Evans Clinical Psychology Lynn
E. Cope Feurer Clinical Psychology Gibb
Lauren Fishbein Clinical Psychology Romanczyk
Hayley Fivecoat Clinical Psychology Johnson
Stephanie Freitag Clinical Psychology Lenzenweger
Katherine Frost Clinical Psychology Strauss
Ashwin Gautam Clinical Psychology Lynn
Jonathan Gore-Langton Behavioral Neuroscience Spear
Julie Gregg Cognitive & Brain Sciences Inhoff
Danielle Gunraj Cognitive & Brain Sciences Connine
Joseph Hall Behavioral Neuroscience Savage
Andrea Hanley Clinical Psychology Gibb
Natalie Hansen Cognitive & Brain Sciences Connine
Daniel Hipp Cognitive & Brain Sciences Gerhardstein
Garrett Honke Cognitive & Brain Sciences Kurtz
Dominika Hosova Behavioral Neuroscience L. Spear
Kenneth Houghton Cognitive & Brain Sciences Klin
Laura Johnson Clinical Psychology Gillis-Mattson
Heather Johnsson Clinical Psychology Lenzenweger
Yushi Kawasumi Behavioral Neuroscience Savage
Yelina Khvatskaya  Clinical Psychology Lenzenweger 
Esther Kim Behavioral Neuroscience L. Spear
Paul Knowlton Clinical Psychology Levis
Anastacia Kudinova  Clinical Psychology Gibb 
Karl Kuntzelman  Cognitive & Brain Sciences Van Petten
Marissa Langett Behavioral Neuroscience Cameron
Kathryn Lanza Behavioral Neuroscience Bishop
Peter Lemons  Clinical Psychology Lynn
Dennis Lovelock  Behavioral Neuroscience Sabeti
Anne Malaktaris  Clinical Psychology Lynn 
Reed Maxwell  Clinical Psychology Lynn
Tarah Midy  Clinical Psychology Johnson 
Lindsay Morra Clinical Psychology Strauss
Hanna Morton Clinical Psychology Romanczyk
Jacob Nota  Clinical Psychology  Coles
Anny Okrainets Behavioral Neuroscience Deak 
Sarah Olsen Cognitive & Brain Sciences Connine
Edwin Ortiz Clinical Psychology Mattson
John Patterson Cognitive & Brain Sciences Kurtz
Robert Perez Cognitive & Brain Sciences Miller
Cody Polack Cognitive & Brain Sciences Miller
Daniel Popoola  Behavioral Neuroscience Cameron
Kathryn Przybysz Behavioral Neuroscience Diaz
Lyman Rhodes Cognitive & Brain Sciences Miskovic
Siara Rouzer Behavioral Neuroscience Diaz
Ivan Ruiz Clinical Psychology Strauss
Maria Ruiz-Blondet Cognitive Psychology Laszlo
Jessica (Sweatt) Saalfield Behavioral Neuroscience L. Spear
Elizabeth Sacchi Cognitive & Brain Sciences Laszlo
Stanislav Sajin Cognitive & Brain Sciences Connine
Megan Savage Clinical Psychology Lenzenweger
Jessica Schubert Clinical Psychology Coles
Bradley Seymour Cognitive & Brain Sciences  Inhoff
Daniel Silliman Cognitive & Brain Sciences Kurtz
Sean Snoddy Cognitive & Brain Sciences  Kurtz
Sara Sullivan Clinical Psychology  Strauss
Diane (Patterson) Thornhill Cognitive & Brain Sciences  Miller
Aliona Tsypes Clinical Psychology Gibb
Laura Turner Clinical Psychology Romanczyk
Sri Siddhi Upadhyay Cognitive Psychology Klin
Julie Usala Clinical Psychology Lisman
Jennifer Vetter Clinical Psychology Gillis-Mattson
Alexandra Vizgaitis Clinical Psychology Lenzenweger
Andrew Vore Behavioral Neuroscience Deak
Samantha Wagner Clinical Psychology Mattson
Michael (Goldman) Weiss Behavioral Neuroscience Di Lorenzo
Kayla Whearty Clinical Psychology Strauss
Kaylie Wiseman Clinical Psychology Romanczyk
Mary Woody Clinical Psychology Gibb
Robin Zimmer Behavioral Neuroscience Savage

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Last Updated: 2/8/16