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.
Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, Violence Prevention, Program Evaluation, Psychometrics
Sexuality and mental health, sexual identity, commercial sex work, sexual violence prevention
Berkowitz’s graduate & undergraduate teaching (“Teaching is a first love”) has focused on community and social psychology.
Child Maltreatment, Psychology & Law, Memory for Trauma, Child Eyewitness Testimony, Prevention Science
Community psychology, workplace diversity and interpersonal dynamics
Personality, human development, & on-line teaching. Faculty Advisor Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology
Clinical & community psychology
Human sexuality, research methods, & distance 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.
Neuropsychology, psychophysiology & autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
Health psychology, psychophysiology, victimization & women's health
Adult development & aging, adolescence, personality, cross-cultural psychology, the psychology of gender & research methods, service learning
Lifespan development, applied developmental psychology, cross-cultural development & psychological assessment
Technology, Society & Human Values
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
Applied Behavior Analysis
Developmental psychology, especially language development, narrative, and life stories
Community psychology and women's studies
Comparative cognition, animal behavior, cognitive psychology, experimental psychology, statistics
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
Cognitive Psychology, Human Memory and Cognition, Applying Cognitive Psychology to Education, Metacognition, False Memory, Cognitive Errors
Psychology and Law, Eyewitness Memory, Plea-Bargaining, Repeated Testing, Decision-Making Biases