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Dr. Andrea N. Burchfield

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department: Psychology
Office: Life Science



Doctorate of Philosophy, Psychology, GMU, 2018
Master of Arts, Psychology, GMU, 2012
Bachelor of Science, Psychology, RU, 2006

Research & Teaching Interests

Courses Taught:
  • Principles of Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Behavioral Disorders of Childhood
  • Behavior Modification
  • Principles of Learning Laboratory
  • Developmental Disabilities

Research Interests:
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Behavioral Interventions
  • Adapting interventions to optimize effectiveness for people with a Developmental Disability 
  • Reducing subjective experience of stress

Recent Publications

Mascitelli, A., Rojahn, J., Nicolaides, V. C., Moore, L., Hastings, R. & Christian-Jones, C. (2015, March). The Behavior Problems Inventory Short Form (BPI-S): Reliability and validity. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 28(6).

Rojahn, J., Burchfield, A., Hastings, R. & Moore, L. (2012, August). The Behavior Problems Inventory Short Form (BPI-S): Reliability and validity. Poster presented at the 120th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL. Revised version also accepted for presentation at the 121st APA Conference in Honolulu, HI

Burchfield, A., Centineo, D., & Aspelmeier, J.A. (2006, April). Mortality salience: What happens when we are reminded that we will die? Poster presented at the 14th Annual Radford University Undergraduate/Graduate Forum.  Radford, VA.