People

Department Leadership

Philip M. McCabe

Professor
Chairman, Department of Psychology

pmccabe@miami.edu

(305) 284-5507
I am a Professor of Psychology and Biomedical Engineering, and the Chairman of the Psychology Department at UM. Before I became the Chair, I served as the Director of the interdepartmental Undergraduate Neuroscience Program.  I did my undergraduate studies and also received my Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Illinois at...

Jill Ehrenreich-May, Ph.D.

Professor
Associate Chair, Department of Psychology
Director, Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment Program

j.ehrenreich@miami.edu

(305) 284-6476
Dr. Jill Ehrenreich-May is a Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies in the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami. Dr. Ehrenreich-May's research is concerned with the development and evaluation of transdiagnostic programs for youth presenting with or at risk for anxiety, depression and related concerns. She...

Debra Lieberman

Assoc. Professor
Assistant Chair for Academic Affairs (Psychology Department)

debra@miami.edu

(305) 284-1566
Dr. Debra Lieberman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami. Her research aims to understand how evolution has shaped the social mind. To this end Dr. Lieberman applies theoretical tools from evolutionary biology to develop hypotheses regarding function, generates information-processing models that...

Michael Alessandri, Ph.D.

Professor of Clinical
Executive Director, UM Center for Autism & Related Disabilities
Assistant Chair, Community Outreach And Engagement

malessandri@miami.edu

(305) 284-6558
Dr. Michael Alessandri is the Executive Director of the University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD). Dr. Alessandri has been a professor at UM since 1996 and has worked with individuals with autism and their families since 1981 in various capacities. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of...

Kiara R Timpano, Ph.D.

Professor
Director, Adult Division, Department of Psychology

k.timpano@miami.edu

(305) 284-1592

Amanda Jensen-Doss, Ph.D.

Professor
Director, Child Division, Department of Psychology

ajensendoss@miami.edu

(305) 284-8332
Dr. Amanda Jensen-Doss is the principal investigator and faculty advisor of CIELO Lab. She is a Professor and the Director of the Child & Family Division in the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami. Her research seeks to characterize and improve youth clinical care, particularly by testing the benefits of employing...

Neil Schneiderman

Professor
Director, Health Division, Department of Psychology
James L. Knight Professor of Health Psychology

nschneid@miami.edu

(305) 284-5467

Aaron Heller

Associate Professor
Director, Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Division

axh825@miami.edu

(305) 284-9498
Dr. Heller is a clinical psychologist and affective neuroscientist. His work integrates neuroimaging, and real-time mobile health (mHealth) methods to track emotion and behavior in humans to better understand the bio-behavioral mechanisms that give rise to the development of depression and anxiety. His work uses computational and data-driven...

Annette M. La Greca, Ph.D.

Professor
Director of Clinical Training
Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics
Cooper Fellow and Provost Scholar

alagreca@miami.edu

(305) 284-9146
I am a Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics and the Director of Clinical Training for the Department’s APA Accredited Clinical Program.  I received my PhD in Clinical Psychology from Purdue University after completing a clinical internship at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.  I then joined...

Faculty

Yanerys Leon, Ph.D.

Research Asst. Professor