Daniel Kaplin, Adjunct Professor in Psychology, was elected as the President-Elect for New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA). Dr. Kaplin has been with the College of Staten Island for 13 years and has served as mentor many students in Master’s and Doctoral programs.
Dr. Kaplin believes that students serve as the future of psychology. Thus, as NYSPA President, Dr. Kaplin campaigned to “involve students in research and bring them into NYSPA. This allows them to appreciate NYSPA’s role in representing all members of the psychology community.” He hopes to bridge his role by bringing psychological programming to the College of Staten Island.
Aside from this role, Dr. Kaplin has served as a diversity consultant to NYSPA’s Executive Committee; President of NYSPA’s Division of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity; Secretary/Treasurer of NYSPA’s Early Career Psychologists Division; and Member-at-Large of NYSPA’s Division of Psychoanalysis.