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William M. Sherman



Ph.D., New York University, New York, NY


Phone: (203) 392-6877

Research Interests:

Health Beliefs & Practices
Motherhood/Fatherhood, Stress, & Work-Family Balance
Developmental Disabilities
Psychotropic Medication Prescription Practices

Teaching Interests:

Abnormal Psychology; Health Psychology; Applied Behavior Analysis; Educational Psychology; Psychology & Film

Research Projects:

Currently running: Does race/ethnicity/gender of patients affect psychiatric medication prescribing practices?

Proposed project: A comparison of the psychiatric medication prescribing practices of psychiatrists (MDs) and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs)

Recent Conference Presentations:

Suckle-Nelson, J. A., Sherman, W. M., Salabarria, J., Covino, V., & Young, A. (2015). Gender and psychiatric drug prescriptions among Intellectually Disabled individuals.  Poster presented at: The 2015 annual convention of the Association for Women in Psychology, San Francisco, CA.

Sherman, W. M., & Vancour, M. L. (2015). Academic parents still walk a tightrope. Paper presented at: The 2015 American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Conference on the State of Higher Education, Washington, D.C.

Sherman, W. M., & Vancour, M. L. (2015). Work-life balance and health-promoting behaviors of academic parents.  Paper presented at: CSCU Work Life Family Conference, New Britain, CT.