Psychology Department Faculty
Michael Colbert (Department Chair)
Dr. Colbert has been teaching at Camden County College (CCC) since 1998. He was hired as a full-time professor in 2009 where he also serves as chairperson of the Psychology Department, advisor to Psi Beta National Honor Society in Psychology, and works with local high schools regarding the college's dual credit program. Dr. Colbert received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Old Dominion University, Master of Arts in Clinical-Counseling Psychology at LaSalle University, and a Master of Science and Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and has a private practice specializing in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. He is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC). Dr. Colbert teaches multiple psychology courses in a variety of formats, including live (traditional), online, and hybrid. In 2010, he developed and teaches the Department's Basic Psychology Honors course, which continues to flourish. A major tenet of Dr. Colbert's teaching philosophy includes the belief that 'they (students) don't care how much you know until they know how much you care'. He spends a great deal of time getting to know the students and adapting classroom instruction in order to meet the ever-changing needs of the diverse population served at CCC.
Dr. Curtis has been teaching at the college since its opening in 1967. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at Mount St. Mary's College, a Bachelor of Sacred Theology degree at St. Mary's Seminary & University, a Master of Education at Loyola University and a Doctorate of Philosophy Degree from Walden University. He is a licensed clinical psychologist and certified school psychologist.Additionally, he is certified in neuropsychology (retired) by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology and is certified in clinical hypnosis (retired) by the American Board of Clinical Hypnosis. He has been recognized by Who's Who in America and Who's Who in Education as well as by other sources. Dr. Curtis teaches a variety of classes including Educational Psychology, Abnormal Psychology and Basic Psychology in both traditional and online formats.
Dr. English has been teaching in the Psychology Department for over 2 decades. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Virginia State University in 1974. She earned Master in Education degree from Rutgers University at Camden in 1977 and her Doctorate in Philosophy with a concentration in Psychological Educational Processes from Temple University in 1991. She has been the recipient of Humanitarian Award presented by the African American Studies Department at Temple University and has been recognized five times by Who's Who Among American Teachers.Dr. English teaches primarily at Camden County College's Camden City campus. She is the instructor for various courses including Child Psychology and Basic Psychology taught in both the traditional classroom and online settings.
Dr. Mitchell has been teaching at Camden County College for over 20 years. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1968 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. He earned his Master of Science degree in General Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Psychology from the University of Memphis in 1971 and his Doctorate of Philosophy in Experimental Psychology in 1979. His area of specialization is social psychology and organizational psychology. Dr. Mitchell teaches several different content areas in psychology including Basic Psychology, Social Psychology and Death and Dying.
Dr. Allyson Meloni
Madison Hall/214 H
Dr. Meloni has been teaching at Camden County College since 2010, when she began as an adjunct professor in the Psychology Department. She became a full time faculty member in 2013. Dr. Meloni earned dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Spanish from Dickinson College in 2004. She graduated from Rutgers University with a Master of Arts degree in Psychology in 2007 and earned her Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Experimental Psychology from Rutgers University in 2009. Her areas of interest are forensic and social psychology. Her research has focused understanding social and cognitive variables that affect jury decision making.She is an active researcher and is a member of the Eastern Psychological Association, New Jersey Psychological Association, and the Association of Psychological Science.Dr. Meloni teaches various courses within the CCC Psychology department including Basic Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Abnormal Psychology in both the traditional face to face classroom and online formats.Her teaching philosophy focuses on creating an interactive learning environment that engages both the learner and the teacher.
Mrs. Arline Barker