Community + Behavioral Health - Faculty

Core Faculty in Community and Behavioral Health

Veronica Tichenor, Ph.D.
Community and Behavioral Health Program Coordinator

Interests and Awards
Dr. Tichenor’s teaching and research interests include gender and power dynamics in families, motherhood/fatherhood and identity, the links between adverse childhood experiences and health/wellbeing, and complementary and alternative healing modalities. Dr. Tichenor has received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the SUNY Poly (SUNYIT) Student Association’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Select Publications
“Sibling Abuse”: chapter in The Social Dynamics of Family Violence, 3rd Ed., edited by Angela Hattery and Earl Smith. Routledge (2019).

Tichenor, Veronica, McQuillan, Julia, Greil, Arthur, Bedrous, Andrew, Clark, Amy, Shreffler, Karina. 2017. “Variation in Attitudes toward being a Mother among Women in the United States.” Sociological Perspectives 60, 3:600-619.

Alexander Bulson, Joanne Joseph, Mary Krenitsky Perrone, and Veronica Tichenor. “Enhanced Student Performance as Evidenced by Partnering Writing Facilitation with Courses in the Disciplines” Impact: The Newsletter of The Assessment Network of New York. Volume 3, Issue 3, Fall 2014.

Veronica Tichenor, Julia McQuillan, Arthur L. Greil, Raleigh Contreras, and Karina Shreffler. 2011. “The Importance of Fatherhood to U.S. Married and Cohabiting Men,” Fathering 9:232-2.

Earning More and Getting Less: Why Successful Wives Can’t Buy Equality. Rutgers University Press, 2005.

Joanne Joseph, Ph.D.

Interests and Awards
Dr. Joseph is a social/clinical psychologist with diverse interests in the areas of adverse childhood experiences, trauma, resilience and physical health. Her current research focuses on the effects of adverse childhood experiences on pregnancy outcomes, epigenetics, PTSD in military veterans and bullying. Dr. Joseph is the recipient of a number of teaching and service awards including the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching and the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Service. As a practicing clinician, Dr. Joseph regularly consults for health care agencies and K-12 schools.

Select Publications
Thistleton, W., Wormuth J., Joseph J. 2012. A Cottage Model for Eldercare. Health Environments Research and Design Journal. Vol 5, No 3 99-114.

Bankert, E., Joseph, J., & Sellers, K. 2010. Chapter: Global initiatives for service-based learning among faculty and students. In Global Giving Through Teaching: How Nurse Educators are Changing the World, NLN Foundation and Springer Publishing.

The Resilient Child: Preparing Today's Youth for Tomorrow's World, 1994. Insight Books.


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