Experts by Field: Human Behavior and Psychology

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12/19/18

Daniel Antonius

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Expertise: terrorism, violence, aggression, CTE and behavior, mental health and the legal system

Phone: 716-898-5290

Email: danielan@buffalo.edu

12/7/16

Stephanie Anzman-Frasca

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Expertise: childhood obesity, children’s eating habits, infant and child behavior and development  

Contact: Stephanie Anzman-Frasca can be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu.

12/7/16

Richard D. Blondell

Vice Chair for Addiction Medicine

Expertise: addiction, substance abuse, opioids

Phone: 716-816-7237

Email: blondell@buffalo.edu

5/28/19

Susan K. Cahn

Professor of History

Expertise: gender and sexuality in sports, homophobia in sports, women’s history, feminist theory, history of chronic illness, history of mental illness

Phone: 716-645-8418

Email: cahn@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Claire E. Cameron

Associate Professor of Learning and Instruction

Expertise: early childhood education, childhood development, educational psychology, classroom management

Phone: 716-645-4075

Email: cecamero@buffalo.edu

12/19/18

Lora Cavuoto

Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Expertise: ergonomics, occupational safety and health, fatigue monitoring, worker quality of life

Phone: 716-645-4696

Email: loracavu@buffalo.edu

9/26/19

Yu-Ping Chang

Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Endowed Professor of Nursing

Expertise: mental health; substance abuse and addiction; family caregiving and dementia

Phone: 716-829-2015

Email: yc73@buffalo.edu

12/7/16

R. Lorraine Collins

Professor of Community Health and Health Behavior

Expertise: substance abuse, malt liquor and marijuana use, drinking restraint, smoking, women's issues

Phone: 716-829-6951

Email: lcollins@buffalo.edu

12/19/18

Catherine Cook-Cottone

Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology

Expertise: yoga, mindfulness, embodied self-regulation, eating disorders, anxiety-based disorders

Phone: 716-645-1128

Email: cpcook@buffalo.edu  

12/8/16

Steven L. Dubovsky

Professor and Chair of Psychiatry

Expertise: trauma, depression, mood disorders, psychosis, psychosomatic medicine

Phone: 716-898-5940

Email: dubovsky@buffalo.edu

12/7/16

Charles P. Ewing

Professor of Law

Expertise: crime, psychology of crime, forensic psychology, criminal trials, murder trials, insanity defense, death penalty, juvenile law, sex offenders

Phone: 716-645-2770

Email: cewing@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Gregory Fabiano

Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology

Expertise: ADHD, teen behavior, teen driving, parenting and fatherhood

Phone: 716-645-1130

Email: fabiano@buffalo.edu

12/19/18

Myles S. Faith

Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology

Expertise: childhood obesity, children’s eating habits, family health

Phone: 716-645-1124

Email: mfaith@buffalo.edu

6/21/19

Gary A. Giovino

SUNY Distinguished Professor of Community Health and Health Behavior

Expertise: nicotine addiction, smoking, tobacco policy, smoking cessation

Phone: 716-829-6953

Email: ggiovino@buffalo.edu

12/14/16

Melanie Green

Associate Professor of Communication

Expertise: persuasion, power of narrative, storytelling, online friendships, trust and deception online

Phone: 716-645-1508

Email: mcgreen2@buffalo.edu

12/19/18

Susan Green

Co-director of the Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care

Expertise: trauma, trauma-informed care in organizations and service delivery systems

Phone: 716-645-1249

Email: sagreen@buffalo.edu

12/27/18

Kim Griswold, MD

Professor of Family Medicine and Psychiatry

Expertise: health care for refugees and immigrants; trauma; survivors of torture; cultural competency in medicine; patient-centered medical homes; integrated medical and behavioral health care

Phone: 716-816-7248

Email: griswol@buffalo.edu

8/29/19

Gregory Homish

Interim Chair of Community Health and Health Behavior

Expertise: substance use and misuse; substance use among military personnel; substance use and families; emergency preparedness and response; health of emergency responders

Phone: 716-829-6959

Email: ghomish@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Timothy P. Janikowski

Associate Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology

Expertise: counselor education, clinical supervision, counselor competencies and ethics; vocational rehabilitation counseling; substance abuse

Phone: 716-645-1122

Email: tjanikow@buffalo.edu

2/21/19

Lynn T. Kozlowski

Professor of Community Health and Health Behavior

Expertise: nicotine addiction, smoking, vaping, tobacco and e-cigarette policy, FDA regulations on nicotine products

Phone: 716-829-6770

Email: lk22@buffalo.edu

8/22/18

Jessica Kruger

Clinical Assistant Professor of Community Health and Health Behavior

Expertise: binge-watching, consumption, addictive behaviors, substance use and abuse, health behavior decision-making

Phone: 716-829-6748

Email: jskruger@buffalo.edu

3/28/19

Jeffrey M. Lackner, PsyD

Chief of the Division of Behavioral Medicine

Expertise: irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), psychosocial aspects of chronic pain disorders, behavioral medicine, brain-gut interactions, impact of chronic disease on quality of life, chronic care management

Phone: 716-898-5671

Email: lackner@buffalo.edu

12/8/16

G. James Lemoine

Assistant Professor of Organization and Human Resources

Expertise: gender and leadership; leadership and motivation; servant leadership; creativity and innovation; managing under volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA)

Contact: G. James Lemoine can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

12/11/18

Kenneth E. Leonard

Director of the Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions

Expertise: alcohol, substance abuse and aggression; effects of substance use on marriage, families and relationships; interpersonal (domestic) violence; medical and recreational marijuana; prescription painkillers  

Phone: 716-887-2566

Email: leonard@ria.buffalo.edu

12/6/16

Charles Lindsey

Associate Professor of Marketing

Expertise: consumer behavior, advertising, marketing strategy and research, brand loyalty, serving and package sizes

Contact: Charles Lindsey can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

12/7/16

Patricia Logan-Greene

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Expertise: violence and victimization, juvenile justice, adverse childhood experiences, prevention of problem behaviors, forensic social work

Phone: 716-645-1533

Email: pblogang@buffalo.edu

8/22/19

Elizabeth Mazzolini

Associate Professor of English

Expertise: Mount Everest, mountaineering deaths, climbing technology, consumerism, material culture, garbage, culture of waste

Phone: 716-645-0691

Email: mazz@buffalo.edu

8/20/18

Ryan Muldoon

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Expertise: social and political philosophy, diversity, international development policy, social norms, behavior change, ethics

Phone: 716-645-0140

Email: rmuldoon@buffalo.edu

12/27/18

Amanda Nickerson

Director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention

Expertise: school violence, bullying prevention and intervention, parent and peer relationships, assessment and treatment of emotional and behavioral disorders

Phone: 716-645-1532

Email: alberticenter@buffalo.edu

12/26/18

Jamie Ostrov

Professor of Psychology

Expertise: subtypes of aggression and victimization, developmental psychopathology, media effects on children, peer relationships, applied developmental psychology

Phone: 716-645-3680

Email: jostrov@buffalo.edu

12/26/18

Lora Park

Associate Professor of Psychology

Expertise: self, self-esteem, motivation, interpersonal processes

Phone: 716-645-0228

Email: lorapark@buffalo.edu

12/26/18

Michael J. Poulin

Associate Professor of Psychology

Expertise: empathy, human generosity, stress, caregiving

Phone: 716-645-0518

Email: mjpoulin@buffalo.edu

8/28/18

Wendy Quinton

Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology

Expertise: prejudice, discrimination, stigma, social identity, student adjustment and success, international students

Phone: 716-645-0230

Email: wquinton@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Amy Reynolds

Associate Professor, Department of Counseling

Expertise: multicultural issues, college student mental health

Phone: 716-645-1112

Email: alr24@buffalo.edu

3/28/18

David Schmid

Associate Professor of English

Expertise: popular culture, cultural studies, celebrity, crime, manhood, the monstrous, contemporary British and American fiction, American literary and cultural treatments of the city

Phone: 716-645-0679

Email: schmid@buffalo.edu

12/26/18

Mark Seery

Associate Professor of Psychology

Expertise: stress, coping

Phone: 716-645-0239

Email: mdseery@buffalo.edu

6/25/19

Monica Stephens

Assistant Professor of Geography

Expertise: social media, social media and politics, digital divides, misinformation (fake news), mapping social phenomena, volunteered geographic information (VGI), Big Data, gender and the Internet

Phone: 716-645-0499

Email: mgstephe@buffalo.edu

12/26/18

Henry Louis Taylor Jr.

Director of the Center for Urban Studies

Expertise: urban development, housing, gentrification, distressed neighborhoods, shrinking cities, race and class, U.S.-Cuba relations

Phone: 716-829-5458

Email: htaylor@buffalo.edu

12/26/18

Jennifer L. Temple

Associate Professor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, and Community Health and Health Behavior

Expertise: caffeine use among kids, energy drinks, obesity

Phone: 716-829-5593

Email: jltemple@buffalo.edu

12/6/16

Paul Tesluk

Dean and Professor of the School of Management

Expertise: team design and organizational effectiveness, leadership development, organizational change and innovation

Contact: Paul Tesluk can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

12/26/18

Panayotis (Peter) K. Thanos

Senior Research Scientist at the Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions

Expertise: addiction; reward pathways in the brain; addictive disorders including drug abuse, alcoholism and obesity 

Phone: 716-881-7520

Email: pthanos@ria.buffalo.edu

2/20/19

John M. Violanti

Research Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Expertise: police stress, health and suicide, PTSD

Phone: 716-829-5481

Email: violanti@buffalo.edu

12/26/18

Hilary Weaver

Professor of Social Work

Expertise: Indigenous populations, Native Americans, refugees, cultural competence in the helping professions

Phone: 716-645-1226

Email: hweaver@buffalo.edu