Dr. Emily Hotez
BA Psychology, George Washington University, 2011, PhD
Developmental Psychology, CUNY Graduate Center, 2016
Dr. Emily Hotez is the project director for Enhancing CUNY-Wide Capacity to Promote the Success of Student-Parents, an initiative that engages CUNY students with children in developing institutional and pedagogical policies and practices aimed at better serving the needs of student-parents.
Dr. Hotez is currently an adjunct assistant professor in the psychology department at Hunter College, where she teaches psychology, child development, and research methods classes. In this role, Dr. Hotez prioritizes student-directed work, collaboration, and critical thinking. As an adjunct at CUNY, she has had the opportunity to co-lead and evaluate a participatory summer transition program for neurodiverse students; conduct service-learning activities in the classroom; and collaborate with her peers on pedagogical book chapters and manuals for engaging diverse students in higher education. Dr. Hotez earned her B.A. in psychology from the George Washington University in 2011 and her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from the CUNY Graduate Center in 2016.