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Academic Foundations 003
Africana Studies 014
American Studies 050
Ancient and Medieval Civilizations 060
Anthropology 070
Arabic 074
Art, Design, and Art History 080, 081, 082, 083, 085
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Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources 216
English 350, 352
English: Composition and Writing 355
Environmental Sciences 375
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French 420
Geoscience/Geology 460
Global Politics 487
Health and Society 502
Health Information Management 504
History 510, 512
Honors 525
Honors Living-Learning Community 526
International Affairs 551
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Journalism 086
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Latina/o Studies 597
Legal Studies 603
Linguistics 615
Mathematics 640
Medical Imaging Sciences 658
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 686
Music 087
Neuroscience 112
Peace and Conflict Studies 735
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies 812
Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology 819
Psychology 830
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Major Requirements for Neuroscience and Behavior
Minor in Cognitive Neuroscience
Minor in Youth Development & Juvenile Justice
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
Spanish 940
Theater 088
Translation and Interpreting Studies 942
Urban Education 300
Video Production 089
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Writing 989
Youth Development & Juvenile Justice 985
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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 School of Arts and Sciences-Newark Academic Programs and Courses Psychology 830  

Psychology 830
Department of Psychology

Smith Hall



The major and minor in psychology are offered at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College-Newark. For students who excel in the major, the opportunity is available to earn the distinction of honors in the major in psychology.


Chair: Vanessa LoBue
Gretchen Van de Walle

Graduate Director: Elizabeth Tricomi

Undergraduate Director: Ramona Ross  



Paul Boxer, B.A., Williams; Ph.D., Bowling Green

Mauricio R. Delgado, B.A., Wesleyan; M.S., Ph.D., Pittsburgh

Stephen José Hanson, B.S., Ph.D., Arizona State 

Kent D. Harber, B.A., Pitzer; Ph.D., Stanford

Barry R. Komisaruk, B.S., CUNY (City College); Ph.D., Rutgers

Vanessa LoBue, B.S., Carnegie Mellon; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia


Associate Professors:

William W. Graves, B.A., Hampshire College; Ph.D., Iowa

Luis M. Rivera, B.S., Baruch College; Ph.D., Massachusetts

Elizabeth Tricomi, B.S., Cornell; M.S., Ph.D., Pittsburgh

Gretchen A. Van de Walle, B.A., Swarthmore; Ph.D., Cornell


Assistant Professors:

Samantha J. Heintzelman, B.A., College of Saint Benedict; M.A., Ph.D., Missouri

Kimele Persaud, B.S., Delaware State; Ph.D. Rutgers

Miriam Rosenberg-Lee, B.S., McGill (Canada); M.S., Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon

Karen Smith, B.A., Ph.D, Chicago

Teaching Faculty:

Jamil Bhanji, B.S., Stanford, Ph.D., Texas

Jamie Gorman, B.A., Montclair State; Ph.D., Rutgers

Ellen L. Halpern, B.A., Rochester; M.S.C.I.S., Boston University Metropolitan College; M.A., Ph.D., New School for Social Research

Gerard A. LaMorte III, B.A., Rutgers; M.A., William Paterson; Psy.D., Eisner Institute for Professional Studies

Ramona Ross, B.A., Psy.D., Rutgers

Christina M. Zambrano-Varghese, B.A., Caldwell; M.A., Ed.M., Columbia; Ph.D., Capella

Research Faculty:

Michael W. Shiflett, B.A., California (Berkeley); Ph.D., Cornell

Emeritus Faculty:

Colin Beer, B.S., Otago (New Zealand); Ph.D., Oxford; Emeritus

Alan L. Gilchrist, B.A., Portland State; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers; Emeritus

Kenneth Kressel, B.A., CUNY (Queens College); Ph.D., Columbia; Emeritus

Harold I. Siegel, B.A., Ph.D., Rutgers; Emeritus

Please visit the departmental website for the most up-to-date information about major and minor requirements and current courses.

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