John Stokes

John Stokes

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Psychology NY
52 Broadway


Awards and Honors

  • Society for Personality Assessment, 2009, Fellow
  • New York State Psychological Association, 2007, Distinguished Service Award
  • Pace University, 2006, President's Award for Excellence
  • 1975, Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1975, Sigm Xi

Licensures and Certificates

  • New York State Department of Education, Certified School Psychologist in New York State
  • American Psychological Association, APA Proficiency Certification in Personality Assessment The American Psychological Association, through the Society for Personality Assessment, grants proficiencies in several professional practice areas. Materials are submitted to the proficiency board. At the time of the application, only 83 psychologists (all fellows in the Society for Personality Assessment) had been awarded this proficiency certification, which can be renewed every five years.
  • New York State, Licensed Psychologist


BS, Manhattan College

MSEd, Pace University, New York
School Psychology

PhD, Fordham University
School Psychology

Research and Creative Works

Research Interest

Psychological Assessment of Children and Adolescents: Neuropsychological and Personality; Childhood Onset Psychosis and Thinking Problems; Learning Disabilities; Relationship between intellectual disabilities and psychiatric disorders

Courses Taught

Past Courses

EDU 701: School Field Exprnce & Smnr
EDU 702: Excptnl Chld: Fld Exprnc & Smr
PSY 112: Introduction to Psychology
PSY 695: Independent Stdy in Psychology
PSY 701: Doctoral Mentored Lab Class
PSY 707: Psychological Assessment II
PSY 707: Psychological Assessment III
PSY 713: Psychological Assessment III
PSY 720: Integrating Seminar
PSY 727: Learning Dis-Diag/Remediation
PSY 734: Consultation
PSY 738: School Field Exprnce & Smnr
PSY 739: Excptnl Chld: Fld Exprnc & Smr
PSY 751: Blngl Schl Clncl Chld Psych II
PSY 751: School Clinical Child Psy II
PSY 822: Sch Clinical Chld Psy Int II

Publications and Presentations


Response Character Styles in Adolescents: A replication of convergent validity between the MMPI-A and the Rorschach
Stokes, J., Pogge, D. & Zaccario, M. (2013). Journal of Personality Assessment. Vol 95 (Issue 2)

UNderstanding parent-child discrepancies in psychopathology in preadolescent inpatients: The contributions of response bias and parenting stress
Stokes, J., Pogge, D., Wecksell, B. & Zaccario, M. (2011). Journal of Personality Assessment. Vol 93 (Issue 5) , pages 527-536.

High Risk Participant Studies
Stokes, J. (2009).

Correlates of the MMPI-A Psychopathology Five (PSY-5) facet scales in an adolescent inpatient sample
Stokes, J., Sarnicola, J., Pogge, D. & McGrath, R. (2008). Journal of Personality Assessment. Vol 91 , pages 48-57.

Six year outcomes of first admission adolescent inpatients: Clinical and cognitive characteristics ad admission as predictors
Pogge, D., Insalaco, B., Bilginer, L., Stokes, J., Harvey, P. & , . (2007). Psychiatry Research. Vol 160 , pages 47-54.


Psychological Assessment of Borderline Features in Adolescents: Relationships among the MACI, PAI-A and Rorschach
Stokes, J. M., Sapoff, M., Loring, M. & Pogge, D. (2015). Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment. Society for Personality Assessment,

The Relationship between Rorschach Interpersonal Cluster Variables and Parent Ratings of Interpersonal Functioning: A configurational Comparison
Stokes, J. M., Bombe, V., Klosk, . & Pogge, D. (2015). Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment. Society for Personality Assessment,

Professional Contributions and Service

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychological Association
  • New York State Psychological Association [President, School Division; Council of Representatives]