Anthony Perillo

  • Anthony Perillo Office

    104 Uhler 

    Office Phone



    Spring 2021 Office Hours

    • Tuesday: 9:00–10:30 a.m.
    • Wednesday: 9:00–11:00 a.m.
    • Thursday: 9:00–10:30 a.m. 
    • Other hours by appointment
    • All office hours are via Zoom ID 853 511 9350

    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


    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


    Abnormal Psychology

    Forensic Psychology


    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