UMass Lowell will resume on-campus instruction, research and campus life for Fall 2020. View the plan for more info.
Applied cognition, applications of memory and metacognition to educational, business, legal, and training environments; Aging and cognition, memory changes associated with aging and Alzheimer's disease; Metacognition, assessments of self and other knowledge; Self-perception and aging.
Adult development & aging, adolescence, personality, cross-cultural psychology, the psychology of gender & research methods, service learning
Development of children and youth: Disability and individual differences; family and school; foster care and adoption; basic mechanisms in autism and other developmental disorders; sibling relationships among children with autism; school-to-prison pipeline.
Sexuality and mental health, sexual identity, commercial sex work, sexual violence prevention
Child Maltreatment, Psychology & Law, Memory for Trauma, Child Eyewitness Testimony, Prevention Science
Community psychology, workplace diversity and interpersonal dynamics
Clinical & community psychology; Immigrant psychology & families; Diversity; Feminism
Human sexuality, research methods, & online learning
Youth participatory action research, Critical community psychology, Conflict transformation and peacebuilding, Northeast India/South Asia
Research methods, statistics, adolescent psychopathology, emerging adulthood
Health Communication, Health Campaign Design, Health Psychology, Research Methods & Statistics
Workplace Diversity, Stereotyping and Discrimination.
Autism spectrum disorder; adolescents and young adults; adult outcome, transition; employment; college/university; mentoring
Health psychology, psychophysiology, victimization & women's health
Technology, Society & Human Values
Applied Behavior Analysis
Developmental psychology, especially language development, narrative, and life stories
Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Behavior Analysis in the treatment of autism; Experimental Analysis of Behavior; auditory & visual discrimination learning; simulation in distance-learning applications.
Psychological issues of migration, qualitative research methods, narrative analysis
Psychology and Law, Eyewitness Memory, Plea-Bargaining, Repeated Testing, Decision-Making Biases
Berkowitz’s graduate & undergraduate teaching (“Teaching is a first love”) has focused on community and social psychology.
Personality, human development, & on-line teaching. Faculty Advisor Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology
Lifespan development, applied developmental psychology, cross-cultural development & psychological assessment
Cognitive psychology, statistics, psychology of consciousness, abnormal psychology
Sensation and perception, research methods and statistics, portals of consciousness, computer applications in psychology, neuropsychology, and chaos and nonlinear dynamics applications in psychology
Community psychology and women's studies