Psychology

Marya Howell-Carter

Chair Email Knapp Hall, Room 48
Dr. Marya Howell-Carter is an Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Psychology at Farmingdale State College.  She is a NY licensed clinical psychologist with a specialization in adolescent, young adult and family psychotherapy.  Her teaching responsibilities include Individual and Group Counseling, Abnormal Psychology, Psychology of Women, and Cross-Cultural Psychology.  Her current research interests and publications are in the areas of pedagogy; career development; mindfulness, sleep and stress in college students; and perceptions of people from multiracial backgrounds.  Marya is the APA liaison for Continuing Education and the NY State CE Coordination for the Westchester Center for Psychological Education. Marya lives in Westchester County, NY with her husband of 29 years.
 

Courses Taught

Introduction to Psychology
Psychology of Women
Abnormal Psychology
Multicultural Psychology
Individual and Group Counseling
Internship/Senior Project

Education

  • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology (Adolescent and Family Therapy), Northwestern University, 1998
  • M.A., Counseling Psychology, Northwestern University, 1995
  • B.S.Ed, Human Development and Social Policy (Counseling Psychology), Northwestern University, 1990

Publications

  • Felice Lichaw, Marya Howell-Carter, Meagan Voulo and Michael R. Harris, Unmasking within-group prejudice, internalized oppression, and privilege: A case study" in S.K. Anderson and V.A. Middleton (Eds.), Explorations in Diversity: Examining the Complexities of Privilege, Discrimination, and Oppression. Third Edition (Revised Edition), New York, New York: Oxford University Press (2018), pp. 368.
  • Marya Howell-Carter, Jennifer Gonder, Jennifer Pellegrino, Brittani Catapano and Kimberly A. Hutzel, The Psychology Department MAP: A Comprehensive, Systematic Approach to Career Development Advisement, Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2016, 1-22.
  • Marya Howell-Carter, Jennifer Gonder and Matthew J. Faulhaber, Proceedings of the 28th Annual Farmingdale State College Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations Conference. in , : Education Resources Information Center (2014), 56.
  • Jennifer Gonder, Marya Howell-Carter and Jessica E. Anderson, Proceedings of the 27th Annual Farmingdale State College Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations Conference. in , : Education Resources Information Center (2013).
  • Marya Howell-Carter, Jennifer Gonder and Zahra Mushtaq, Proceedings of the 26th Annual Farmingdale State College Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations Conference. in , : Education Resources Information Center (2012).
  • Felice Lichaw and Marya Howell-Carter, Unmasking within group privilege: A case study in S.K. Anderson and V.A. Middleton (Eds.), Explorations in Privilege, Oppression and Diversity, 2nd Edition (Revised Edition), : Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning (2011), pp. 193-202.
  • Marya Howell-Carter and Jennifer Gonder, Proceedings of the 25th Annual Farmingdale State College Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations Conference. in , : Education Resources Information Center (2011).
  • Marya Howell-Carter, Jennifer Gonder, Michael Goodstone and Rommel Robertson, The accuracy of instructor perceptions of student interest and learning: An exploratory study, Psychology of Learning and Teaching, 10(3) 2011, 239-245.
  • Marya Howell-Carter and Jennifer Gonder, Proceedings of the 24th Annual Farmingdale State College Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations Conference. in , : Education Resources Information Center (2010).

Presentations

  • Nicole M. Patino and Marya Howell-Carter, “The Effects of Exposure to Nutrition Labels in College Students with Self-Reported Disordered Eating Experiences.” Poster presented at the SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference, on April 26, 2019.
  • Marya Howell-Carter and Jennifer Gonder, “Psychology Department MAP: A comprehensive, systematic approach to career development and advisement.” Presentation to the Advising SUNY Conference, Albany, NY on February 23, 2018.
  • Jennifer Gonder and Marya Howell-Carter, “Model Advisement Procedures (MAP) for Undergraduate Psychology Majors.” Poster accepted at the 29th Annual Association for Psychological Science Convention: STP Teaching Institute, Boston, MA on May 25, 2017.
  • Marya Howell-Carter, Haaziq T. Walker, Brittany Genao, Nimra Sana and David Brocker, “Feedback and Task Performance.” Poster presented at the SURC: SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference, Suffolk Community College, Suffolk Community College on April 21, 2017.
  • Jennifer Gonder and Marya Howell-Carter, “Psychology Department MAP.” Poster presented at the Farmingdale State College Celebration of Scholarship, Farmingdale State College on November 10, 2016.
  • Meagan Voulo, Carolyn E. Bradley and Marya Howell-Carter, “The Effects of Expressive Writing and Mindfulness Techniques on Test Anxiety Levels in College Students.” Poster presented at the Launching SUNY Initiatives on Mindfulness & Health Conference, Buffalo, NY on March 4, 2016.
  • Marya Howell-Carter and Jennifer Gonder, “Psychology Department “MAP”: A Comprehensive, Systematic Approach to Academic Advisement and Career Development.” Paper presented to the Vancouver International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, Vancouver, BC, CA on July 24, 2015.
  • Marya Howell-Carter, Jennifer Gonder, Jennifer Pellegrino, Brittani Catapano and Kimberly A. Hutzel, “Psychology Department MAP: A Comprehensive, Systematic Approach to Career Development and Advisement.” Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY on May 22, 2015.
  • Penelope Cruz Perez, Marya Howell-Carter, Jennifer Gonder and Christina Dorvilier, “Own Race Bias.” Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY on May 22, 2015.
  • Marya Howell-Carter and Kimberly A. Hutzel, “Psychology Department “MAP”: A Comprehensive, Systematic Approach to Academic Advisement and Career Development.” Paper presented to the WEB DuBois Undergraduate Student Research Conference, Farmingdale, NY on April 24, 2015.
  • Marya Howell-Carter and Jennifer Gonder, “Psychology Department “MAP”: A Comprehensive, Systematic Approach to Academic Advisement and Career Development.” Paper presented to the Farmingdale State College Teaching of Psychology Conference, Tarrytown, NY on March 27, 2015.

Awards & Honors

  • Farmingdale CARES Service Award. Award given for exceptional service to the FSC community., 2015.
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