Dr. Mazzula is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice-CUNY, the Director of the Latina Researchers Network and the Past-President of the Latino Psychological Association of New Jersey. Dr. Mazzula has worked in a variety of clinical settings, predominantly serving underserved and underrepresented populations... (more)

  • Ph.D. Counseling Psychology
  • M.Phil. Counseling Psychology
  • M.A. Community Counseling and Human Services
  • B.S. Biology (Psychology minor)

News and update

2/18/14  Professor Silvia Mazzula Receives Prestigious Grants to Diversify Academia. Read more...


9/26/13  "But You Speak So Well": How Latinos Experience Subtle Racism by Dr. Mazzula gets 10,000 views in 24 hours.  Featured in Psychology Benefits Society, a Blog by the APA Public Interest Directorate. 


8/1/13  In Hawaii for APA's 121st Convention.


04/18/13     In Washington, DC, for the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute's Latina Roundtable. 


                02/15-16/13   Speaking on Latina leadership and mentorship ~ Winter Roundtable, Teachers College, New York


01/2013    Dr. Mazzula's "Up close and Personal" Interview by the Section on Ethnic and Racial Diversity Newsletter, Society of  Counseling Psychology of the American Psychological Association. 


01/17-18/13   Speaking on mothers in the criminal justice system ~ National Multicultural Summit & Conference, Houston, TX.


10/11/12       Hosting Latina Researchers Network Social Hour ~ National Latina/o Psychological Association Conference, New Brunswick, NJ. www.nlpa.ws


 10/05/12 -     Hosting Latina Researchers Network's first Tweet Chat at 7pm ET. Hashtag #LRN & follow @LatinaRAS on Twitter.


08/02-05/12 - Presenting at APA, Div35 Session on Feminist Psychology for Change, 08/03 12-12:50pm, Orlando, FL


 06/15-17/12 - Speaking on leadership ~ CUS Leadership Conference and Convention, Washington, DC.


05/25/2012 -  Dr. Mazzula nominated for membership in the National Hispanic Science Network


 04/08/2012 -  Article on racial identity and juror decision-making accepted for publication in Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice


03/14/2012 -  Dr. Mazzula speaking at Dover High School, Dover, NJ


02/29/2012 -  Dr. Mazzula at University of Miami in March speaking on Latinas/os in the world of Forensic Psychology


Dr. Silvia Mazzula