Michael J Crowley, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center

Departments & Organizations

Child Study Center: Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training | Anxiety Program | Center for Translational Developmental Neuroscience (CTDN) | Developmental Electrophysiology Lab | NIMH Research Training Program in Childhood-onset Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Office of Student Research

Biography

Michael J. Crowley, Ph.D. is a child psychologist whose work focuses on key questions in social and affective neuroscience. Dr. Crowley earned his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2004, where he studied under Nathan Fox. At Maryland, Dr. Crowley’s training focused on child internalizing and externalizing disorders. He completed a child-focused clinical internship through the Brown University Clinical Psychology Training Consortium. Dr. Crowley’s post-doctoral fellowship occurred though the Yale Child Study Center Training Program in Child Neuropsychiatric Disorders under the mentorship of Linda Mayes, M.D. Dr. Crowley joined the Yale School of Medicine faculty as an Associate Research Scientist in 2008. Clinically, Dr. Crowley is interested in child anxiety and how working with parents enhances outcomes. Dr. Crowley’s work in child anxiety focuses on the neural substrates of avoidance, threat detection and worry. He is interested in treatment might lead to brain changes for these basic factors in child anxiety and how biofeedback can be used to supplement more traditional approaches. He uses dense array electroencephalography, peripheral physiology and functional imaging in his work with children and adolescents. Dr. Crowley is the recipient of a NARSAD Young Investigator award. His previous and current work occurs though support from the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Education & Training

PhD University of Maryland (2004)
MS Wesleyan University (1994)

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Contact Info

Michael J Crowley, PhD
Office Location
Nieson Irving Harris Building
230 South Frontage Road, Ste G03

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
Yale Child Study CenterPO Box 207900
230 South Frontage Road

New Haven, CT 06520-7900