Educational Background
Ph.D., Psychology, 1996
(experimental psychopathology)
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts

M.A., Psychology, 1992

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts

B.A., Psychology, 1988
Stanford University
Stanford, California

Teaching Interests
I teach health psychology, behavior disorders in children, research methods, personality psychology, and abnormal psychology.

Research Interests
Research interests are in clinical and health psychology with particular emphasis on eating disorders.  Focus has been on disordered eating, dieting, and obesity in women and men of diverse ethnic backgrounds, and in particular on investigating barriers to treatment seeking and health care utilization in these populations.  Current project aims to develop and test culturally appropriate guided self-help programs to treat binge eating and obesity in Hispanic and African American women.

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