Ph.D., North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
Susan G. Forman is university professor, chair of the Department of Applied Psychology, and director of the School Psychology Program in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Prior to coming to Rutgers she was professor of Psychology at the University of South Carolina. She has also served as vice president for undergraduate education at Rutgers and as associate provost at the University of South Carolina.
Her research and scholarship focus on factors that influence intervention implementation and the effectiveness of behavioral and cognitive-behavioral interventions in educational settings. She has authored over 90 publications, including Implementation of Mental Health Programs in Schools: A Change Agent's Guide, published by the American Psychological Association. She has served on the editorial boards of many psychology and education journals, including School Psychology Review and the Journal of School Psychology. Her work has been supported by grants from the U.S. Department of Education, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Science Foundation, and the American Psychological Association, as well as a number of corporate and family foundations.
She has also served on the executive boards of the School Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association and the National Association of School Psychologists, and has served as Chair of the Council of Directors of School Psychology Programs. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and has been elected to membership in the Society for the Study of School Psychology based on her scientific contributions to the field.