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Chirico, Donna

Chirico, Donna

Professor & Interim Dean for Arts and Sciences
Dean of Arts and Sciences
Areas of Expertise:
  • Development of Transcendent Imagination
  • Educational Attainment Among Nontraditional College Students
  • Statistics in Sports
Field research is Ladakh, northern India studying moral and spiritual development constitutes the foundation for Professor Chirico's present research exploring the nature of transcendent imagination as it relates to aspects of psychological development. One connection is the role of the imaginative process in educational attainment among Americans of Italian decent; A central goal of this work to is to come to understand the function of esoteric or transcendent imagination as it relates to personal development, attainment of valued goals, and the formation of personal identity. (Here is a recent piece on Italian American identity:http://www.i-italy.org/node/13090.) Professor Chirico is also an expert in the application of statistical analysis in sports who explores the use of statistical paradigms in sports betting and choices made by fantasy sports league participants. (Here is a recent interview on the topic: https://www.york.cuny.edu/student/yorktv/audio/chirico-krfc-radio/view.)
Education:
DegreeInstitutionFieldDates
EDD Columbia University Teachers College Religion and Education 2000 
MS Fordham University at Lincoln Center Counseling Psychology 1980 
BA York College of The City University of New York Psychology 1979 

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Chirico, Donna
 

Chirico, Donna
Professor & Interim Dean for Arts and Sciences
Dean of Arts and Sciences