David Finkelman
Professor of Psychology - at SMCM since 1981

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Departments: Psychology
Office: Goodpaster Hall, Room 104
Email: dgfinkelman@smcm.edu
Phone: 240-895-4347


B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo (1972); Ph.D., University of Minnesota (1983).

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Courses Taught:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Introduction to Personality Theory Counseling
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Community Psychology
  • Crime and Punishment
  • Psychology and the Law
  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • Psychology of Language
  • Madness and Literature
  • Writing in Psychology
  • Senior Seminar
  • Advanced Personality Theory
  • St. Mary's Projects
  • First Year Seminar: Issues in Criminal Law

Research Interests

Clinical Psychology: Psychology and the law. History of psychology. Philosophical and theoretical issues in psychology.

Recent Publications

Finkelman, D. (2009, Winter). Celluloid psychology won't cure you. The River Gazzette.