• Department of Psychology
    Alumni Advisory Council

    The goal of the Alumni Council is to facilitate connections between current psychology students and past graduates who are now leaders in their respective fields. For further information, contact Dr. Lisa Dinella.


    Alan Cavaiola, Ph.D.

    Dr. Cavaiola is a Professor in the Department of Psychological Counseling here at Monmouth University. Dr. Cavaiola’s main area of expertise and research interest is in addictions counseling. Prior to teaching full-time, Dr. Cavaiola was the Clinical Director of the addictions treatment program at Monmouth Medical Center which consisted of an adolescent inpatient unit, an adolescent day treatment program, an adolescent aftercare program and an adult intensive outpatient program and adult outpatient program. He is currently a Licensed Psychologist, a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor. In addition to several journal publications, Dr. Cavaiola has co-authored five books.


    Anne Marie Havens-Price

    Anne Marie Havens-Price obtained her B.A. in Psychology from Monmouth University in 2000 and continued her education in the Psychological Counseling program, graduating with her M.A. in 2002. Anne Marie was then hired as the first Administrator of Monmouth’s Institutional Review Board and an adjunct in the Psychology department. After eight years, she moved to Philadelphia to work as IRB Administrator at the University of Pennsylvania. She soon realized that she preferred to conduct research rather than just review its ethical components. In 2006, Anne Marie accepted the position of Research Coordinator at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she has since helped to prepare grants for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and many other grants within CHOP and Penn. Additionally, Anne Marie edits manuscript submissions, monitors all consultants, and assists in managing the department’s budget and day-to-day office operations.


    Christine Hatchard, Psy.D.

    Dr. Christine Hatchard is a licensed psychologist and Specialist Professor of Clinical Psychology at Monmouth University. She has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and Human Services and a doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with a specialization in Psychological Assessment. She maintains a private practice in Eatontown, NJ and also works as forensic evaluator. In 1999 she founded Making Daughters Safe Again which specializes in mother-daughter sexual abuse and provides information and support services for survivors of this often overlooked form of child abuse.

    Jen McCarthy  

    Jennifer McCarthy

    Jennifer McCarthy is a Protocol Manager in Oncology at Bristol-Myers Squibb. She provides scientific and operational support for clinical trials conducted as part of an investigational drug or clinical biomarker development program. She has more than 10 years of clinical research experience and project management of early to late-stage development programs across multiple therapeutic areas.  Jenn also has Portfolio Management experience, including the facilitation of objective setting and measurements to drive performance and shape strategy, and the development of infrastructure and reporting systems for accurate planning, resourcing, and costing.  She has published articles in the areas of Cardiovascular and Diabetes clinical research.


    Kimberly A Green

    Since graduating in 2008, Kimberly Green has completed a Master's ('09) and Education Specialist ('11) degree program in School Psychology at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. She holds certification as a school psychologist in the state of New Jersey, as well as with the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) which is recognized in 30 states. Kimberly currently is a school psychologist working at Sparta High School in Sparta, NJ. She case manages students in the behavioral disabilities program; providing individual and group counseling in addition to developing and monitoring Individualized Education Programs.


    Rebecca McFadden

    Rebecca is a Human Resources professional with 8 years experience in global corporations. She began her career as an intern at NBC Universal where she discovered her passion for HR through her work on the cultural integration of 2 businesses. After graduating with her B.A. in Psychology from Monmouth University she joined NBC Universal in a full-time capacity as an HR Coordinator. During her 7 years with the company she held a number of HR generalist roles supporting business functions such as production operations, IT, and global real estate. During 2008-2011 she studied at New York University part-time and obtained her M.A. in Human Resources Development. In July of 2012, Rebecca transitioned into her current role as Director of Talent at L'Oreal USA where she has responsibility for all talent development initiatives for the Luxury division including recruitment, succession planning, career coaching and pipeline leadership programs.


    Natalie Nardone, Ph.D.

    Natalie Nardone graduated from Monmouth University in 2008 with a B.A. in Psychology. She pursued graduate studies at Stony Brook University, graduating with a PhD in Social and Health Psychology. She currently works at the University of California San Francisco as a research associate in an international research group conducting epidemiological and public health research on chronic diseases in the U.S. and developing countries.