Anthony Perillo Office

104 Uhler

Office Phone


Office 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
  • Biased clinical judgment
  • Practices in sexual violence prevention

Current Research

  • Cognitive and legal influences on forensic clinician decision-making
  • Perceptions of best practice in forensic evaluations
  • Person-first language in forensic mental health
  • Perceptions of sexual assault allegations

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