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Maura Mitrushina, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty, Psychology

Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook; M.A., Leningrad University; M.A., Leningrad Conservatory

Before coming to the United States, Mitrushina studied musicology at the Leningrad Conservatory of Music and Psychology at Leningrad University (in the former Soviet Union). She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California , Los Angeles Neuropsychiatric Institute, holds a clinical faculty position there, and has a full-time appointment at California State University, Northridge. As an American Board of Professional Psychology diplomate in clinical psychology, Mitrushina has been involved in research on the cognitive correlates of normal aging and the dementias of different etiologies, publishing more than 50 articles in these areas. She also maintains a clinical and forensic private practice in neuropsychology.


GSEP has an active Diversity Council, comprised of faculty, staff, and students, whose aim is to promote discourse and foster multicultural proficiency. The Council developed a biannual speaker series to provide a forum for representatives of varied backgrounds and views to speak on subjects affecting the fields of education and mental health.