Maria-Effie Stalias

Title: Substitute Lecturer

PhD: De Montfort University, U.K., 2016

Area: Cognitive and Health Psychology

Office: NSB A338


Phone: (718) 997-3251

Experience: Received my BA from Hofstra University with a double major in Psychology and Biology (2003), an MA in Psychology from Queens College (2006) and an MSc in Clinical Vocational Rehabilitation Neuropsychology from Touro College (2008) before completing my PhD in Cognitive and Health Psychology from De Montfort University (2016).   I have over 9 years teaching experience in undergraduate and graduate psychology courses at Queens College, The College of Staten Island, Lehman College and Mercy College. Currently, my professional focus in on teaching and service with the psychology department at Queens College, CUNY.

Research Interests: My doctoral dissertation focused on Early Maladaptive Cognitive Schema as predictors of post-stroke depression, and my ongoing research interests focus on early developmental influences to later life psychopathology.   As a member of the Stress in Pregnancy (SIP) Study additional interests include mother- child attachment and subsequent developmental, neurodevelopmental, and psychopathology outcomes in the child.