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Psychology educator

Robert Amerigo Rosellini, American Psychology educator. Achievements include research on the varied effects of controllability and predictability of stress on psychological and physiological functions. Grantee National Institute of Mental Health, 1978-1979, National Science Foundation, 1979-1982, National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1989-1992; recipient FacultyRsch. award State University of New York, 1985-1986, 93-94.

Background

Rosellini, Robert Amerigo was born on October 14, 1946 in Lucca, Tuscany, Italy. Son of Romeo and Michelina (Petroni) Rosellini. came to the United States, 1958.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1970; Doctor of Philosophy, DePaul University, 1974.

Career

National Institute of Mental Health postdoctoral fellow, Department Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1974-1977; assistant professor, Department Psychology, State University of New York, Albany, 1977-1983; associate professor, Department Psychology, State University of New York, Albany, 1983-1988; professor psychology, Department Psychology, State University of New York, Albany, since 1988; chairperson, Department Psychology, State University of New York, Albany, 1989-1992; director, Minor in Computing, State University of New York, Albany, 1986-1989.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on the varied effects of controllability and predictability of stress on psychological and physiological functions.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Ethoexperimental Analysis of Behavior, 1989, The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, 1989, Affect, Conditioning, and Cognition: Essays on the Determinants of Behavior, 1985, Psychopathology: Experimental Models, 1977. Contributor articles to numerous professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Psychological Society. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, APA (fellow division 6), Society for Neurosci., Eastern Psychological Association, Midwestern Psychological Association, Psychonomic Society.

Connections

Married Joanne Marie Horwath, June 20, 1970. Children: Michael PierLuigi, Anthony Joseph.

father:
Romeo Rosellini

mother:
Michelina (Petroni) Rosellini

spouse:
Joanne Marie Horwath

children:
Michael PierLuigi Rosellini

Anthony Joseph Rosellini