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Barbara Mowder

Associate Chair, Psychology Department

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Psychology - NYC

  • @New York City
    41 Park Row 1307
Office Hours

Fall 2013

Office Hours

Fall 2013

Office Hours

Fall 2013


Barbara Mowder is the Director of Graduate Psychology Programs at Pace University-NYC. In addition to writing about parent role development, she established the Parent Child Institute (PCI) at Pace University in 2010 to facilitate research on parenting, parent-child interactions, and child development outcomes. Research conducted through the PCI has been presented at national and international conferences and published in outlets such as the Journal of Child and Family Studies and the Journal of Early Childhood and Infant Psychology.


PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1976
School Psychology

MA, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1971

BA, University of Colorado-Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, 1970


  • New York State, Psychologist
    Licensure as a NYS psychologist.
  • New York State, School Psychologist
    Permanent certification as a school psychologist in New York State.


Early childhood and infant psychology, parenting and parent role development, parenting behaviors and child developmental outcomes, promoting empathy and violence prevention.

Intellectual Property

Copyright: Parent Behavior Questionnaires


National Association of School Psychologists[Various]

New York Association of School Psychologists

New York State Psychological Association

School Psychology Educators Council of New York State[Former President]

Society for Research in Child Development

Trainers of School Psychologists[Various]

Consortium of Combined and Integrated Doctoral Programs in Psychology[Chair]

Association of Early Childhood and Infant Psychologists[Founding Member and First President]

American Psychological Association[Fellow of APA]

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