PhD, University of Maryland, College Park, 1978
MA, University of Maryland, College Park, 1974
Crisis intervention. Resilience. Psychology of terrorism. Disaster mental health. Psychological first aid. Crisis leadership.
Honors and Awards
Susan Hamilton Award for building disaster relief coalitions, 2013.
Author 2008 Gold Medal Award Book of the Year, Foreword Magazine;
Fellow, American Psychological Association;
Honor Award, American Red Cross;
Leadership Award, American Red Cross;
Certificate of Honor, Baltimore City Police Department;
Honorary Professor, Universidad de Flores, Buenos Aires;
Professor's Medal, Weiner University, Lima Peru;
Fellow, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine;
ABPP - American Brd Prof Psychology;
Past president, Maryland Psychological Association;
University of Maryland's 50th Anniversary Outstanding Alumni Award, School of Health and Human Performance