Anthony Perillo

  • Anthony Perillo Office

    104 Uhler 

    Office Phone

    724-357-2374

    Email

    anthony.perillo@iup.edu

    Spring 2019 Office Hours

    Tuesday 10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

    Wednesday 9:00–11:00 a.m. 

    Thursday 10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

    How I Became Interested in Psychology

    As a criminology undergrad, I loved learning about what contributes to harmful behaviors and thinking patterns. Once I decided law school was not the route for me, I lucked out having some great mentors who showed me the different ways psychology can impact mental health and public safety issues simultaneously.

    Areas of Interest

    • Clinical decision-making in forensic settings
    • Practices in sexual violence prevention
    • Effectiveness and consequences of sexual violence legislation

    Current Research

    • Cognitive and legal influences on forensic clinician decision-making
    • Perceptions of sexual assault allegations
    • Sexually Violent Predator commitment decisions

    More information about Professor Perillo’s research and lab

    Degrees/Schools

    PhD, 2014, CUNY Graduate Center: Clinical Psychology

    MPhil, 2012, CUNY Graduate Center: Psychology

    MA, 2010, John Jay College of Criminal Justice: Forensic Psychology

    BA, 2004, University of Florida: Criminology

    Courses Taught

    Undergraduate

    Abnormal Psychology

    Forensic Psychology

    Graduate

    Advanced Psychopathology

    Psychological Assessment II

    Forensic Psychology

    License and Other Credentials

    Licensed for the Independent Practice of Psychology:  Pennsylvania and North Carolina

    Certified Forensic Interviewer:  ChildFirst Pennsylvania

    Certified Health Services Provider (Psychologist), North Carolina