Psychology - Human Services Studies

    Psychology - Human Services Studies

    Division

    Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Program Type

    Major

    Additional Information

    Many courses have prerequisites which are listed in the course description. Please be sure that necessary prerequisites have been taken before enrolling in any course.

    In addition, students will select three(3) courses chosen from within one of the concentrations within GIS in conjunction with a Government and International Studies Advisor.

    Psychology - Human Services Studies Recommended Series of Courses

    AT BLOOMFIELD COLLEGE EACH COURSE UNIT IS EQUIVALENT TO 4 CREDITS, .5 COURSE UNIT IS EQUIVALENT TO 2 CREDITS.

    FOUR (4) GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES MUST BE TAKEN AT THE 200 LEVEL OR HIGHER

    *SOC 490/491 WILL SATISFY THE ONE (1) WRITING INTENSIVE REQUIREMENTS

    GROUP II: GIS 235, SOC 211, SOC 212, SOC 213, SOC 230, SOC 234, SOC 235, SOC 236, SOC 241, SOC 243, SOC 243, SOC 249, SOC 251, SOC 257

    GROUP III: PSY 317, SOC 305, SOC 308, DOC 309, SOC 314, SOC 316, SOC 333, SOC 336, SOC 369, SOC 370

    GROUP IV: SOC 412, SOC 413, SOC 414, SOC 415, SOC 416, SOC 417, SOC 418, SOC 433

    Zachary Aidala
    Dr. Zachary Aidala
    Associate Professor, Honors Program Coordinator
    Year Joined: 2014
    • B.S.
      Binghampton University;
    • M.A.
      Hunter College, City University of New York;
    • M.Phil. Ph.D.
      The Graduate Center, City University of New York
    Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1105
    Office: 59 Fremont Street, Room 207
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    Courses Taught:

    PSY 100: Introduction to Psychology

    PSY 231: Animal Behavior

    PSY 245: Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

    PSY 310: Research Methods I

    PSY 323: Biopsychology

    PSY 333: Special Topics: Neuropsychology

    PSY 333: Special Topics: Sensation and Perception

    PSY 350: Drugs and Behavior

    PSY 433: Special Topics: Psychopharmacology

    PSY 450: Senior Research Seminar

    HON 498: Honors Seminar

    Biography

    I am broadly trained in the fields of neuroscience, behavioral ecology, sensory ecology, and neuroethology. Following my undergraduate training, I worked as a research assistant studying the relationship between social behaviors and disease transmission in American crows. I then switched to laboratory-based research for my Masters thesis, where I examined the neurophysiological effects of environmental mold exposure on memory and cognition. For my doctoral research, I trained as a visual ecologist/neuroethologist and used both field-based and laboratory-based research techniques to investigate behavioral and sensory co-evolution among avian brood parasites and their hosts. I currently serve on the editorial board for Ornithology. You can find my publications on Google Scholar.

    I thoroughly enjoy teaching and have taught and mentored students on a wide variety of topics and courses. I am always interested in working with students on research projects that extend beyond the classroom and have mentored numerous students on varied research projects of their choosing.

    Subject(s): Online Psychology, Psychology
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    Dr. Peter Kardos
    Associate Professor
    Year Joined: 2015
    • M.A.
      Budapest University of Economic Science, Budapest;
    • M.A. Ph.D.
      New School for Social Research
    Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1288
    Office: 59 Fremont Street, Room 205
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    Peter Kardos, Ph.D

    Ph.D., The New School for Social Research

    What I teach:

    • Social Psychology
    • Cross-Cultural Psychology
    • Statistics
    • Research Methods
    • Diversity Training

    Dr. Kardos is an assistant professor of psychology. He is a social psychologist most interested in intra- and intergroup relations and collective responsibility processes. His research investigates how group membership shapes people’s perception, emotion and behavior. His work also examines social networks and the capabilities that enable people to maintain their social relationships.

    Subject(s): Online Psychology, Psychology
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    Dr. Elissa Koplik
    Professor
    Year Joined: 1990
    • B.S.
      Brooklyn College of C.U.N.Y;
    • M.A. Ph.D.
      Fordham University
    Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1646
    Office: 59 Fremont Street, Room 202
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    Subject(s): Online Psychology, Psychology
    Dunja Trunk
    Dr. Dunja Trunk
    Interim Coordinator of Psychology, IRB Chairperson, Professor
    Year Joined: 2007
    • B.A.
      Indiana University of Pennsylvania;
    • M.S. Ph.D.
      University of Florida
    Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1647
    Office: 59 Fremont Street, Room 203
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    Dunja L. Trunk, Ph.D

    B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida

    What I teach:

    • Introduction to Psychology
    • Human Cognition/Learning
    • Developmental Psychology
    • Adolescence
    • Adulthood and Aging
    • Research Methods
    • Death and Dying
    • Political Psychology

    Research Interests:

    Factors impacting memory and learning in young and older adults

    Subject(s): Online Psychology, Psychology
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    Chanta Blue
    Adjunct Lecturer
    Year Joined: 2013
    • B.A.
      Spellman College;
    • M.A.
      Rutgers University
    Phone: 973-748-9000 ext.
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    Subject(s): Psychology
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    Jeffrey Bogdan
    Adjunct Lecturer
    Year Joined: 2020
    • M.A.
      New York University
    Phone: 973-748-9000 ext.
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    Subject(s): Psychology
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    Melissa Pace
    Adjunct Lecturer
    Year Joined: 2011
    • B.A.
      Manhattan Community College;
    • M.S.
      St. Johns University - Stn Isl
    Phone: 973-748-9000 ext.
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    Subject(s): Psychology
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    Marlee Wanamaker
    Adjunct Lecturer
    Year Joined: 2019
    • B.S.
      F.D.U. - Teaneck;
    • M.A.
      Montclair State University
    Phone: 973-748-9000 ext.
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    Subject(s): Psychology
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    Dr. K. Denise Dennis
    Professor Emerita
    Year Joined: 1999
    • B.A.
      University of California at Berkeley;
    • M.S. Ph.D.
      North Carolina State University
    Phone: 973-748-9000 ext.
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    Subject(s): Online Psychology, Psychology
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    Dr. Terry Glover
    Professor Emerita
    Year Joined: 1989
    • B.A.
      Allegheny College
    • Ph.D.
      The City University of New York
    Phone: 973-748-9000 ext.
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    Subject(s): Psychology
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    Dr. Rashmi Jaipal
    Professor Emerita
    • B.S.
      London University;
    • M.A.
      Teachers College, Columbia University;
    • Ph.D.
      New School for Social Research
    Phone: 973-748-9000 ext.
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    Subject(s): Psychology

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