Major in Psychology - Child Life

Bachelor of Science Degree • School of Health Professions
and Education

Psychology-Child Life Major


DeAnna Bay

DeAnna L. Bay

Internship Coordinator

DeAnna is responsible for developing and maintaining field work sites for potential Psych-Child Life internships, placing students at proper sites and serving as the liaison between the site, student, and College to ensure quality experiences for all those involved with the program. ...More About DeAnna L. Bay


Patrice W. Hallock

, Ph.D.
Dean School of HPE

Phone: (315) 792-3738
Office: 230 White Hall

Dr. Patrice Hallock, Professor of Education, is the chair of Educator Preparation and Psychology-Child Life at Utica College. ...More About Patrice W. Hallock

Melissa Racioppa

Melissa J. Racioppa

, M.S.
Professor of Practice- Psychology Child Life

Phone: (315) 792-3459
Office: Deperno Hall 112


Jo Ellen Vespo

, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Psychology-Child Life

Phone: (315) 792-3283
Office: 202 Faculty Center

Dr. Jo Ellen Vespo pursues research in the areas of infant and child development, young children's relationships, children and stress, and other child life issues. ...More About Jo Ellen Vespo


Patrice W. Hallock, Ph.D.
Chair, Educator Preparation & Psych-Child Life
Library Concourse

(315) 792-3815
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