Psychology Faculty

Psychology Department



There are four full time members of the Psychology Department and their offices are located on the first floor of Parker Hall. Our curriculum also benefits from the expertise of our adjunct professors. Faculty mailboxes are located in the Social Sciences office in 211 Parker Hall.  The Social Sciences administrative assistant is Kristen Whitaker. Phone: 718-390-3253 (Fax: 718-420-4158).



Amy Eshleman

Professor, Psychology Department

718-420-4278 Parker Hall 112

Interests: social psychology, prejudice, stigma, gender, behavioral economics

Steve Jenkins

Associate Professor, Psychology Department

718-420-4990 Parker Hall 104

Interests: Sleep, health psychology, cognitive-behavioral therapy, multiculturalism/diversity, and positive psychology

Laurence J. Nolan

Professor/Chair, Psychology Department Parker Hall 101

Interests: human eating behavior, habit formation, biopsychology

Mark Wagner

Professor, Psychology Department Parker Hall 108

Interests: sensation & perception, psychophysics, environmental psychology, philosophy of mind.

Professor Emeritus


Miles Groth

Professor Emeritus, Psychology Department

Interests: existential-phenomenological and humanistic psychology, psychology of men and boys, psychotherapy, continental philosophy

Academic Administrative Assistant


Kristen Whitaker

Academic Administrative Assistant, Sociology, Psychology, History & Culture and Economics

718-390-3253 Parker Hall 211

Adjunct Professors


Amanda Arcieri

Adjunct Faculty, Psychology Faculty mailbox: Parker Hall 204

Interests: Social psychology, prejudice and stigma.

Dana Davino

Adjunct Faculty, Psychology Department Faculty mailbox: Parker Hall 204

Christopher Flanigan

Adjunct Faculty, Psychology

Counselor, Health & Wellness Campus Hall 127 (Center for Health & Wellness x3158)

Interests: Expressive Arts Therapy; Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling; Sex Therapy & Intervention

Joseph Pantone

Adjunct Faculty, Psychology Faculty mailbox: Parker Hall 204

Interests: Mental health & wellness

Denise Rossilli

Adjunct Faculty, Psychology Faculty mailbox: Parker Hall 204

Interests: Faculty diversity in education

Carolyn Taverner

Director, Early Childhood Center Wagner College Early Childhood Center, Campus Hall

Interests: Childhood development; Grief & bereavement


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