Martha M Mendez-Baldwin, PHD

Martha M Mendez-Baldwin, PHD

Assistant Professor

Department : Psychology

Email : martha.mendezbaldwin@manhattan.edu

Phone : 718-862-7257

Office : MEM 408

Education

PHD, Fordham University
MA, Fordham University
BS, Manhattan College

Research

I am an Applied Developmental Psychologist. My specialty area is child and adolescent development. I do research on the following topics:

  • Child abuse
  • Parenting
  • Bullying
  • Adolescent Drinking & Driving
  • Impact of Same Gender High Schools
  • Impact of Therapeutic Equestrian Riding

Publications & Professional Activities

  • Mendez-Baldwin, M.M., Spiros, K., & Thomas, D. (April 4, 2011). Expect Respect: A Self-Esteem Program for Adolescent Girls. Poster presented at the 39th annual Hunter College Psychology Convention and the 15th annual N.E.U.R.O.N. Conference, New York, NY.
  • Mendez-Baldwin, M.M., Flanagen, M. & O’Gara, A. (April 17, 2010). Self-Esteem and Sports: Basketball, Dance, and Horseback Riding. . Poster presented at the 38th annual Hunter College Psychology Convention and the 14th annual N.E.U.R.O.N. Conference, New York, NY.
  • Mendez-Baldwin, M.M., Pisco, J.L., Meyerhoefer, T., & Colon, K. (April 2009) The experience of attending a same sex high school: A comparison of boys and girls. Poster to be presented at the 37th annual Hunter College Psychology Convention and the 13th annual N.E.U.R.O.N. Conference, New York, NY
  • Mendez-Baldwin, M.M., Grabell, N., & Lindsley, C. (March 2008). Teachers’ perceptions of bullying among early elementary school children. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
  • Mendez-Baldwin, M.M., & Pisco, M.J. (March 2007). An examinations of adolescents’ attitudes toward drinking and driving and alcohol related behavior. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Mendez-Baldwin, M.M., Lowe, S. & Lodge, D. (March 2006). Verbal memory, puzzles, and Piagetian tasks: Comparing the abilities of preschooler. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Baltimore, MD.
  • Mendez-Baldwin, M.M., & Dolev, R. (March 2006). An Examination of Parenting Responses to Terrorism in Israel, North Ireland, USA, & Scotland. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological, Baltimore Association, MD.
  • Mendez-Baldwin, M.M. (March 2005). An Examination of the Cognitive Abilities of Preschool Aged Children. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
  • Dolev, R., Zeedyk, M.S., Plunkett, S., Harris-Wyatt, Ayalon, O., Muldoon, O., Mulholland, P., Harris-O’Brien, D., Mendez-Baldwin, M., & Pelach-Galil, R. (September, 2004). The effects of exposure to terrorism on parents and their children: A cross cultural study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the British Psychological Society: Developmental Section, Headingley, Leeds.
  • Dolev, R., Zeedyk, M.S., Plunkett, S., Harris-Wyatt, Ayalon, O., Muldoon, O., Mulholland, P., Harris-O’Brien, D., Mendez-Baldwin, M., & Pelach-Galil, R. (July, 2004). A cross-national study of parenting behaviors and attitudes toward the threat of terrorism. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Lund, Sweden.
  • Mendez-Baldwin, M.M., McLean, L., Jeleneck, M., & Kaplan, M. (April, 2004). The effects of a parenting workshop for Head Start Parents on parenting stress and an evaluation of parenting stress in parents of low-income status. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Washington D.C.
  • Mendez-Baldwin, M.M. & Busch-Rosnagel, N. (2003). Changes in parental sense of competence and attitudes in parents involved in a Head Start Program as a result of participation in a parent education workshop. NHSA Dialog: A Research-to-Practice Journal for Early Intervention, Volume 6 No 2 (pp. 331-344).

Professional Memberships

American Psychological Association

 

Grants

Manhattan College Summer Grant

Courses Taught/Teaching

PSYC 150      Roots: Psychology 

PSYC. 203.    Arches Program General Psychology

PSYC 203    Introduction to Psychology I

PSYC 209      Introduction to Psychology II
PSYC 310      Psychology of Developmental Disorders and Delays
PSYC 345      Psychology of Childhood
PSYC 346      Psychology of Adolescence
PSYC 360      Independent Study
PSYC 375      Internship

PSYC 330.     Special Topics: Applied Developmental Psychology
PSYC 429      Research in Psychology
PSYC 430      Research in Psychology
PSYC 460      Independent Study
PSYC 475      Internship