Inside Books: Mary McRae On Race and Culture in Group Dynamics

Mary B. McRae is an associate professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology.McRae teaches Group Dynamics, Cross-cultural Counseling, Program Development and Evaluation and offers a seminar in Counseling Psychology at the masters and doctoral level. Her latest book, written with Ellen Short is Racial and Cultural Dynamics in Group and Organizational Life: Crossing Boundaries (Sage […]

Macinko Awarded $435,000 to Study Black-White Mortality Disparities

James Macinko, associate professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Nutrition Food Studies, and Public Health, has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Child Health and Development titled, ‘Explaining Black-White Differences in Avoidable Mortality in the USA, 1980-2006.’ The $435,000 award will be shared between Macinko and the project’s co-Principal Investigator, Irma Elo, professor […]

That Pain in Your Wrist, Hand, and Index Finger: Occupational Therapist, Jane Bear-Lehman, Weighs In

Jane Bear-Lehman is an associate professor and chair of Steinhardt’s Department of Occupational Therapy. She is a co-investigator in a National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Aging (NIH/NIA) grant studying the cognitive and physical bases of disablement in adults. A specialist in orthopedic and upper limb rehabilitation, she currently serves on the editorial board for […]

Positive Reviews for Halkitis’ Book, Methamphetamine Addiction

Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, gave Perry Halkitis’ new book, Methamphetamine Addiction: Biological Foundations, Psychological Factors, and Social Consequences (APA, 2009) a starred review. G.A Blevins of Governors State University wrote: ‘This book is a well-written, well researched, and comprehensive review of the current methamphetamine epidemic that is ravaging the U.S….a timely, useful reference […]