Family Court Review

An Interdisciplinary Journal 

Sponsored by AFCC — Association of Family
and Concilition Courts

Published in cooperation with the
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Editor in Chief

Barbara Babb, University of Baltimore School of Law

Former Editors
Meyer Elkin (1963-1986)
Stanley Cohen (1986-1991)
Hugh McIsaac (1991-1996)
Andrew Schepard (1996-2015)

Family Court Review
Editorial Board, 2022-2023

Members Serving through 2025

Chioma Ajoku, J.D., PH. D., ABPPCuny Graduate Center
Brooklyn, NY
Amy Applegate, J.D.Clinical Professor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law Bloomington, IN
Rachel Birnbaum, Ph.D., RSW, LL.M.Professor
King’s University College at Western, CAN
Naomi Cahn, J.D.George Washington University School of Law Washington, D.C.
Gary A. Debele, J.D., M. A.Attorney, Messerli Kramer Minneapolis, MN
Leslie M. Drozd, Ph.D.Independent Practice Newport Beach, CA
William Fabricius, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University Tempe, AZ
Gregory Firestone, Ph.D.College of Public Health University of South Florida Tampa, FL
Jay Flens, PsyD, ABPPPrivate Practice
Valrico, FL
Theo Liebmann, J.D.Professor, Child Advocacy Clinic, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
David Martindale, Ph.D.Private Practice
Forensic Psychological Consulting
Jennifer McIntosh, PhD, AMProfessor of Systemic Practice & Family Therapy, La Trobe University / The Bouverie Center
Paul Meller, Ph.D.Associate Professor Department of Psychology
Hempstead, NY
Forrest S. Mosten, J.D.Mediator ,Collaborative Lawyer, and Adjunct Professor, UCLA School of Law Los Angeles, CA
Leonard Ngaosuvan, Ph.DFaculty of Education Kristianstad University
Kelly Browe Olson, J.D., L.L.M.Director of Clinical Programs and Associate
Professor, U.A.L.R. Bowen School of Law Little Rock, AR
Stacey Platt, J.D.Clinical Professor of Law, Loyola University
Chicago School of Law Chicago, IL
Shely Polak PhD, MSW, RSW, Acc. FM.Clinic Director Mackenzie Clinic: Family Counseling and Social Work Services
Aaron Robb, Ph.D., LPC- SForensic Counseling Services Frisco, TX 75033
Michael Saini, Ph.D., M.S.W.Associate Professor and Chair of Law and Social Work, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
Robert A. Simon, Ph.D.Independent Practice Del Mar, CA
Bruce Smyth, Ph.D.Associate Professor Australian Demographic and Social Research Institute, Australian National University Australia
Philip Stahl, Ph.D., A.B.P. P.Self-Employed Independent Practice San Diego, CA
Irwin Sandler, Ph.D.Professor, Dept. of Clinical Psychology Arizona State University Tempe, AZ
Nancy Ver Steegh, J.D., M.S.W.Professor of Law, Justice Helen M. Meyer Distinguished Chair in Child Protection Mitchell Hamline School of Law
St. Paul, MN
Amy Wilson, Ph.D.Clinical Psychologist Charlottesville, VA
Sharlene Wolchik, Ph.D.Professor, Psychology Arizona State University Tempe, AZ

Members Serving through 2024

Nicholas Bala , J.D., L.L. M.Faculty of Law, Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario
Alexandra CramptonAssociate Professor,
Dept. of Social and Cultural Sciences 626 N 14th St
Milwaukee, WI 53233-2211
Milfred “Bud” Dale, Ph.D (ABPP), J.D.Licensed Psychologist and Attorney Topeka, KS
Gloria Danziger, J.D., M. Phil.Former Senior Fellow
Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Courts
University of Baltimore School of Law Baltimore, MD
Lindsey Sank Davis, Ph. D.William James College Newton, MA
Charlene E. Depner, Ph.D.Assistant Division Director, Center for Families, Children & the Courts, CA Administrative Office of the Courts San Francisco, CA
Anthony J. Ferraro, Ph.D., CFLEDepartment of Applied Human Sciences Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS
Barbara Fidler PhD, AccFMPsychologist
Toronto, Ontario
Barbara Glesner Fines, J.D., L.L.M.Dean, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law Kansas City, MO
Vicki Lens, J.D., Ph.D.Professor, Hunter College, Silberman School of Social Work, City University of New York, NY
Mary Lund, Esq.Attorney at Lund & Strachan / Private Practice Clinical Psychologist, Mediator, Evaluator
Santa Monica, CA
Melinda Stafford Markham, Ph.D., CFLEApplied Human Sciences Department Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS
Kathleen McNamara, Ph. D., PLLCPsychologist
Fort Collins, CO
Gabriela Misca, Ph.D.Institute of Health and Society University of Worcester Worcester, England
Daniel O’Leary, Ph.D.Distinguished Professor, Clinical Psychology
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY
Daniel Pickar, Ph.D., ABPPChild & Family Clinical and Forensic Psychology (Independent Practice)
Santa Rosa, CA
Sol Rappaport, Ph.D., ABPP Counseling ConnectionsBoard Certified in Clinical & Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Brittany Rudd, PhdInstructor of Psychology and Director of Implementation Science and Systems- Involved Youth Research Program in
Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D.University of California Santa Cruz, CA
Jana Singer, J.D.Professor, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Baltimore, MD
Matthew J. Sullivan, Ph. D.Forensic Family Psychology
Santa Cruz, CA
President of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, 2019-2020
Jeffrey Wittmann, Ph.D.Child Custody Forensics Albany, NY
Robert A. Zibbell, PH.D.Monument Beach, MA

Members Serving through 2023

Robin Deutsch, Ph. D.Director, Center of Excellence for Children, Families and the Law, Massachusetts School of Professional
Psychology Boston, MA
Lyn Greenberg, Ph.D., A. B.P.PForensic and Clinical Psychology Board Certified, Couple and Family Psychology Los Angeles, CA
Joanna Grossman, J.D.Ellen K. Solender Endowed Chair in Women and the Law, SMU Dedman School of Law, Dallas, TX
Clare Huntington, J.D.Professor, Fordham University School of Law
New York, NY
Amy Holtzworth- Munroe, Ph.D.Indiana University Bloomington, IN
Carolyn Kaas, J.D.`Associate Professor of Law / Associate Dean of Experiential Education / Co- Directorm Center on Dispute Resolution /
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Jessica Greenwald O’ Brien, PhDWilliam James College Director of the Center of Excellence for Children, Families and the Law
Newton, MA
Patricia Papernow, PhDPsychologist
Hudson, MA
Hon. Cathy Hollenberg SerretteJudge, 7th Judicial Circuit, Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, MD

Ex-Officio Members

Robert E. EmeryDepartment of Psychology Gilmer Hall University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Peter Salem, M.A.Executive Director, AFCC Madison, WI
Andrew Schepard, J.D.Sidney and Walter Siben Distinguished Professor of Family Law and Director of the Center for Children, Families and the Law
Hempstead, NY
Janet R. Johnston, Ph.D.Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University
San Jose, CA