Vincent J. Adesso, Ph.D., ABPP, is professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His research interests focus on understanding the role of social learning in the causes and consequences of alcohol consumption. Much of his work has examined the effects of alcohol expectancies on behavior after drinking. Currently, he is working to develop a college-level intervention for binge drinking.
Maria E. A. Armento is a graduate student in the clinical psychology program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her main research interest is in depression most specifically in the area of treatment outcome. She is presently working on a project exploring the effectiveness and feasibility of a brief behavioral activation treatment for depression for clinically depressed cancer patients within a primary care setting.
Todd C. Buckley, Ph.D., is a research scientist at the VA Boston Healthcare System and an assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at the Boston University School of Medicine. His research interests include the interface between psychopathology and physical health, with a particular focus on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In addition, he has completed descriptive psychopathology studies and treatment outcome trials with PTSD patient populations. He has authored/coauthored 33 journal articles and book chapters in these areas of investigation.
Robert Bare currently is a graduate student in the clinical psychology program at the University of Tennessee and is completing his internship at the Federal Correctional Instution in Butner, North Carolina. His research interests are in the areas of psychopathy and the relation of psycopathic behaviors to anxiety and depressive mood states.
Ron A. Cisler, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Health Sciences and director of the Center for Urban Population Health at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He also is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin Medical School and Aurora Healthcare, Inc. His research interests lie broadly in assessment and intervention of alcohol problems.