Monmouth University
Associate Professor of Psychology

Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Case Western Reserve University, 2003
Department Advising Coordinator
Adjunct Coordinator

Contact Information:
Office: Howard Hall, Room 144
Phone: (732) 263-5481

Natalie J. Ciarocco is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Monmouth University. She earned her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Case Western Reserve University. Her main research focus is on the limited capacity of self-control and the role it plays in interpersonal relationships. She is also a scholar of teaching and learning coauthoring a research methods textbook, Discovering the Scientist Within: Research Methods in Psychology. She is the recipient of multiple grants from both the Association for Psychological Science (APS) and the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP) to develop teaching resources. Her current work in this area involves undergraduate professional development and best practices in the teaching of research methods. Natalie is the co-creator and editor of an online collection of peer-reviewed resources for the teaching of research and statistics as well as the co-founder and organizer of the Atlantic Coast Teaching of Psychology conference. In 2006 she won the Excellence and Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching Award from the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University.

Natalie does consulting work for corporations on large data analysis projects helping to analyze data to help inform company practices. She involves students in these endeavors whenever possible. She enjoys baking, travel, home improvement projects and spending time at home with her husband and daughter.