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Robin Montvilo

Horace Mann Hall (HM) 304
(401) 456-8015
(401) 456-8574
rmontvilo@ric.edu

Academic Background

B.S., Psychology, Brooklyn College, 1972

B.S., Nursing, Rhode Island College, 1982

M.S., Psychology, Fordham University, 1974

Ph.D. , Psychology (Concentration in Experimental), Fordham University, 1976

Neuropsychology Internship, Mount Sinai Hospital (NY), 1974-1975.

Specializations

  • Teaching: Adult Development and Aging, Lifespan Human Development, Research Methods.
  • Research: Interpersonal Perception, Ethical Dilemas in Medical Decision Making.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Bowen, F.P., Kamienny, R.S., Burns, M.M., & Yahr, M.D. (1975) Parkinsonism: Effects of L-dopa
treatment on concept formation. Neurology, 25, 701-704.

Montvilo, R.K. & Montvilo, J.A. (1981) The effect of retinal location on cone critical flicker
frequency. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 53, 947-957.

Malloy, T.E., Sugarman, D.B., Montvilo, R.K., & Ben-Zeev, T. (1995) Children's interpersonal
perceptions: a social relations analysis of perceiver and target effects. Journal of
Personality and Social Psychology, 68, 418-426.

Malloy, T.E., Yarlas, A., Montvilo, R.K., & Sugarman, D.B. (1996) Agreement and accuracy in
children's interpersonal perceptions: a social relations analysis. Journal of Personality
and Social Psychology, 71, 692-702.

Sugarman, D.B., Montvilo, R.K., & Matarese, C.J. (1996) Neonatal euthanasia: attributions of
students and nurses. Journal of Social Issues, 52(2), 189-205.

Kennedy, M.J., & Montvilo, R.K. (2000) Effects of age and contact on attitudes toward aging and
the elderly. The Gerontologist, 40, 147.

Montvilo, R.K., Malloy, T.E., & Sugarman, D.B. (2001) A social relations analysis of interpersonal
perception in children. In R. Roswith & S. Neil (Eds.), A matter of life: Psychological
theory, research and practice. Berlin: Pabst Scientific Publishers. Pp. 352-354.

Montvilo, R.K., Filinson, R., & Ciambrone, D. (2005) Writing: An interdisciplinary approach to
healthy aging and lifelong learning. Paper presented at the Gerontological Society of
America. Orlando, Florida. November 20, 2005.

Montvilo, R.K. (2007). Physical and mental health. In Ciambrone & Phua (Eds.), experiencing
aging: A social gerontology reader. New York: Linus Publications. Pp. 89-91.

Montvilo, R.K. (2007). Miscarriage. In Magill's Medical Guide (4th ed.). Pp.1777-1779.
Pasadena: Salem Press.

Montvilo, R.K. (2007). Multiple births. In Magill's Medical Guide (4th ed.). Pp.1799-1804.
Pasadena: Salem Press.

Montvilo, R.K. (2007). Osteonecrosis In Magill's Medical Guide (4th ed.). Pp. 2011-2012.
Pasadena: Salem Press.

Montvilo, R.K. (2007). Preeclampsia and eclampsia In Magill's Medical Guide (4th ed.). Pp. 2214-
2216. Pasadena: Salem Press.

Montvilo, R.K. (2007). Pregnancy and gestation. In Magill's Medical Guide (4th ed.). Pp. 2216-
2222. Pasadena: Salem Press.

Montvilo, R.K. (2008). Drug confirmation tests. In A. Embar-Seddon & A. D. Pass (Eds.), Forensic
Science. Volume 1,395-397. Pasadena: Salem Press.

Montvilo, R.K. (2008). Drug enforcement administration. . In A. Embar-Seddon & A. D. Pass

Montvilo, R.K. (2008). Mandatory drug testing. . In A. Embar-Seddon & A. D. Pass (Eds.),
Forensic Science. Volume .Pp.707-708. Pasadena: Salem Press.

Montvilo, R. K. (2009). Antipsychotic Medications. In N. A. Piotrowski (Ed.),Salem Health:
Psychology and Mental Health. . Pp. 160-161. Pasadena: Salem Press.

Montvilo, R. K. (2009). Antianxiety Medications. In N. A. Piotrowski (Ed.),Salem Health:
Psychology and Mental Health. Pp.156-158. Pasadena: Salem Press.

Montvilo, R. K. , Desjarlais, J., Russo,E., Warot, S., & Lewis,B. (2010) Alternative Strategies
of Learning for Continuing Education: Internet versus Traditional Conference Format.
Proceedings of the International Technology, Education, and Development Conference,
3, 711-720.

Montvilo, R. K., Ladd, G. T., Desjarlais, J., Sales, C. & Depres, H. (2011). Attitudes toward
gambling in mature adults. Paper presented at meeting of the American Psychological
Society. Washinton, D. C. May, 2011.

Ladd, G. T., Montvilo, R. K., Despres, H., & Desjarlais, J. (2011). Senior Adult Gambling
Behaviors: An Age Group Comparison. Paper submitted for presentation at meeting of
the National Council on Problem Gambling. Boston, MA. June, 2011.

Montvilo, R.K. (2011). MDMA/Ecstasy. In R. Montvilo (Ed.), Salem Health: Addictions and
Substance Abuse. Salem Press: Pasadena, California. In Press.

Montvilo, R.K. (2011). N.I.D.A. In R. Montvilo (Ed.), Salem Health: Addictions and
Substance Abuse. Salem Press: Pasadena, California. In Press

Professional Activities

Director, Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies Program

Steering Committee Member, Institute for Addiction Recovery

INBRE Grant Recipient - Student Research Training Grant

Cabinet Member, Rhode Island Time Bank

R.N., Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Women & Infant Hospital

Member, Women's Health Council of Rhode Island

Courses Taught

PSYC 230 Human Development
PSYC 339 Psychology of Aging
PSYC 460 Seminar in Psychology
PSYC 593 Directed Reading

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