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Oct 10 2014

TEDx Explores Harmonic Tectonics

Oct 03 2014

NYIT Students Surpass the $1 Million Mark in Combined Earnings from Internships

Sep 24 2014

TEDxNYIT: Creating Harmony in a World Experiencing Tectonic Shifts

Sep 19 2014

Dynamic, Radical Solutions Needed: 2014 Cybersecurity Conference Highlights

Sep 19 2014

NYIT Engineering Professor Wins NIH Grant for Robotics Research

Oct 23 2014

“The Year of Turkey 2014” - The Heritage of Turkish Art: Exhibition

Oct 23 2014

Relay for Life Interest Meeting

Oct 23 2014

Jar of Life - Manage Your Time Wisely

Oct 23 2014

Interdisciplinary Studies Career Panel

Oct 23 2014

Prep session for upcoming Hackaton by Juniper Networks/Comcast SDN Software Workshop and Competition

Maria LaPadula, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair
E-mail: mlapadul@nyit.edu

 

Education

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, St. John’s University, Jamaica, New York, September 1995
B.A., Psychology, Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York, May 1987
Licensed psychologist in New York since December 1996

 

Academic and Clinical Appointments

2003–Present: Chairperson and associate professor, Department of Behavioral Sciences, New York Institute of Technology
1997–2003: Assistant professor and coordinator, Department of Behavioral Sciences, New York Institute of Technology
1994-1998: Assistant psychologist, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

 

Research interests

Parenting skills, disruptive behavior disorders, online student services

 

Current Professional Activities

  • Member, American Psychological Association
  • Member, Eastern Psychological Association

 

Publications

LaPadula, M. (2003). "A comprehensive look at online student services". American Journal of Distance Education, 17, 119-128.

Mannuzza, S., Klein, R.G., Bessler, A., Malloy, P., and LaPadula, M. (1998). "Adult psychiatric status of hyperactive boys grown up". American Journal of Psychiatry, 155, 493-498.

Vinnick Kaller, L., and LaPadula Perez, M (2002). "Skillful Parenting: An interactive guide to raising great kids". Maryland: University Press of America.

 

Presentations

LaPadula, M., and Pardine, P. (2005). "Homonegativity and self-esteem maintenance among sex-typed males". Proceedings and abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, 76, 51.

LaPadula, M., Gioia, C., Pardine, P, and Calabro, W. (2003). "Sex role identity in rape myth socialization among males". Proceedings and abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, 74, 31.

LaPadula, M., and Pardine, P. (2002). "Rape myth acceptance among black and white undergraduate students". Proceedings and abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, 73, 47.

Pardine, P., and LaPadula, M. (2004). "Dimensions of personality and health behavior negligence".  Proceedings and abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, 75, 39.

 

Grants

LaPadula, M. (2002). "Online student support services: A continuation of pilot projects". Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology, New York Institute of Technology.

LaPadula, M. (2001). "Online student support services". Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology, New York Institute of Technology.

LaPadula, M. (2000). "A comprehensive look at online student services". Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology, New York Institute of Technology.

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