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Dr. Eric R. McCurdy

Assistant Professor
Elston Hall, Room 401A

M.A., Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Akron
B.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Dr. McCurdy is originally from Western Massachusetts, having grown up near Amherst. After graduating from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, he lived in Boston before moving to Ohio to complete his doctorate in Counseling Psychology. He has been teaching at SUNY Schenectady since 2018 and is enjoying being back in the Northeast. Dr. McCurdy has worked clinically in college counseling centers, a community mental health center, and a children's hospital. He has co-authored articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Counseling Psychology and Health Psychology, and has co-authored entries in The Handbook of Sexuality Related Measures (4th ed.) and The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender. Dr. McCurdy's current research is focused broadly in the area of gender, with ongoing projects examining masculinity, women's vocational experiences, and the higher education experiences and preferences of transgender and gender non-conforming students. He currently coordinates the Psychology and Sociology programs at SUNY Schenectady, advises the Pride Alliance student organization, and teaches a wide range of courses in Psychology.