Amy M. Cirillo, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Psychology

508-767-7566 Kennedy Memorial Hall - Room 125

Degrees Earned

B.A., Clark University; 1990
M.A., University of Rochester; 1993
Ph. D., University of Rochester; 1998
Post-doctoral work at Harvard Medical School from 1998-2000

Undergraduate Courses Taught

Clinical Psychology
Psychology of Personality
Developmental Themes in Children’s Literature

Publications & Editorships

Dutra, L., Bureau, J. F., Holmes, B., Lyubchik, A., & Lyons-Ruth, K. (2009). Quality of Early Care and Childhood Trauma: A Prospective Study of Developmental Pathways to Dissociation. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 190. 

Lyubchik, A., Robertson, L. (2009). Empathic responding and aversive behavior to others’ emotions among sixteen-month-olds. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. 

Lyons-Ruth, K., Wolfe, R., Lyubchik, A., & Steingard, R. (2002). Depressive symptoms in parents of children under three: Sociodemographic predictors, current correlates, and associated parenting behaviors. In: Halfon N, McLearn K, Schuster M. editors. Child rearing in America: Challenges facing parents with young children. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 217-259. 

Lyons-Ruth, K., Lyubchik, A., Wolfe, R., Bronfman, E. (2002) Parental depression and child attachment: Hostile and helpless profiles of parent and child behavior among families at risk. In: Goodman, S., Gotlib, I. (Eds.), Children of depressed parents: Alternative pathways to risk for psychopathology. Washington, D. C.: American Psychological Association Press, 89-121. 

Lyons-Ruth, K., Lyubchik, A., & DiLallo, J. (2000). The impact of early home-visiting services on behavior problems and social competence in kindergarten: A three and a half year follow-up. Congress Abstracts, 7th World Conference of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Infant Mental Health Journal, 21, (4-5), 292. 

Lyons-Ruth, K., Wolfe, R., Lyubchik, A. (2000). Depression and the parenting of young children: Making the case for early preventive mental health services. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 8, 148-153.