Psychology and Social Intervention

Faculty

Core Faculty

J. Lawrence Aber

la39@nyu.edu

Willner Family Professor in Psychology and Public Policy at the Steinhardt; University Professor at New York University

Co-Director Global TIES

  social, emotional, motivational, and behavioral development of high-risk children and youth; parent development; program & policy research; neighborhood and family contexts; intervention design and evaluation  

LaRue Allen

larue.allen@nyu.edu 

Raymond and Rosalee Weiss Professor of Applied Psychology; Chair Department of Applied Psychology

Director CFPC 

urban preschool-, adolescent-, and emerging adult development; social, cultural, and ecological impacts on development; cross-cultural and cross-national research; civic engagement, financial literacy  
 

Rezarta Bilali

rb190@nyu.edu

Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology

 

intergroup conflict, mass violence, psychology of peace and conflict, media interventions for reconciliation, interventions to address violent conflict   
 

Elise Cappella 

elise.cappella@nyu.edu 

Associate Professor of Applied Psychology

IHDSC

academic and social-emotional functioning among low-income children, the social processes of schooling  
 

Erin Godfrey

erin.godfrey@nyu.edu 

Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology

 IHDSC

 

development and consequences of critical consciousness, system justification, attributions for poverty and wealth, and subjective social status among youth and families, psychology of inequality, anti-poverty policies and programs  
 

Diane Hughes

diane.hughes@nyu.edu 

Professor of Applied Psychology

CRCDE

family-, peer-, school-, and neighborhood influences on adolescents’ social/emotional development and academic outcomes of urban adolescents; intersections of race, ethnicity, culture as they influence development  
 

Pamela Morris

pamela.morris@nyu.edu

Vice Dean for Research & Faculty Affairs at Steinhardt; Professor of Applied Psychology

IHDSC

theoretically-informed interventions, strong attention to measurement of developmental outcomes for children, and cutting-edge analytic strategies on causal inference, and strong research designs   
 

Ed Seidman

edward.seidman@nyu.edu

Professor of Applied Psychology; PSI Program Director

IHDSC

 

understanding and changing social settings - classrooms, schools, and service organizations; prevention and promotion of well-being, both domestically and globally; the measurement of setting level mechanisms; adolescent trajectories.  
 

Hirokazu Yoshikawa

hiro.yoshikawa@nyu.edu 

Courtney Sales Ross University Professor of Globalization and Education at Steinhardt

Co-Director Global TIES

early childhood development, immigration, poverty, low- and middle-income countries, public policy, LGBT youth, program evaluation, research on implementation and scale