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Tonya H. Rondinone, M.A.

Professor of Psychology, Chairperson of the Behavioral & Social Sciences Department, School of Social & Behavioral Sciences

B.A., Niagara University
M.A., Southern CT State University


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  • Phone: 203-332-5174
  • Office: BH-257


Professor Rondinone is a Professor of Psychology at HCC with over 30 years teaching experience. She teaches classes in Forensic Psychology, Psychology of Criminal Behavior, Social Psychology, and Lifespan Development. She earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology while minoring in Criminal Justice from Niagara University, and her master's degree in Psychology from Southern Connecticut State University.

Prior to arriving at HCC, Professor Rondinone was a Lecturer-in-Residence and First-Year Seminar Director at University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, where she received the Reverend John J. Stack Teaching Excellence Award. Prior to teaching full-time, Professor Rondinone was an Alzheimer’s’ unit director and consultant, dementia support group leader, juvenile group home counselor, and a research assistant at Yale University. She has also published articles in the journals, Activities Director’s Quarterly for Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia Patients, American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. Professor Rondinone is a member of APA, NEPA, EPA and the Society for Teaching of Psychology.