Office Location: AC-3E05
Prof. Smickle an Alumni of York College, graduated in June 1999 with a BA in Psychology. She went on to Adelphi University and completed her MA in General Psychology. Immediately after she began working as a Special Ed teacher and Dean at the Department of Education and an Adjunct Lecturer at York College. In spring 2009 she was hired as a full time Lecturer in the Department of Behavioral Sciences. Prof. Smickle has continued to assist Dr. Villegas with his ongoing research, Intracerebroventricular Infusions of Amyloid β-peptides Causing Memory Deficits and Alterations in Sleep-Wake Patterns. She has also participated in the YC Summer Research Program where she mentored a high school student with her research project, Spatial Navigation Facilitates the Encoding of LTM. Prof. Smickle's research interests are in the assignment of labels and its impact on the developing child and, the effects of early academic intervention in school-aged children.
Areas of Expertise
- Learning and Behavior
Learning disabilities, academic intervention, and assessment
Offices Held In Professional Societies
American Psychological Association: 2008 - present.
National Education Association: 2001 - present.