Faculty profile

Mamta Saxena

Assistant Professor
Advisement Coordinator


Contact

403 Mahar Hall
315.312.5518
315.312.5444
mamta.saxena@oswego.edu

Office hours

By Appointment

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Teaching Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Human Development, State University of New York, Oswego, NY (2016 - Present) 
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS), University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (2014 - 2016)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychology, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic CT (2013 - 2014)
  • Instructor, Parenting Apart Education Program (PAEP) Instructor (2012 - 2014) 
  • Course Instructor, Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS), University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (2011 - 2013) 
  • Lecturer, MS University, Baroda, India (2001 - 2002)
  • Teaching Consultant, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India (1998 - 2003)
  • Research Positions Research Assistant/Program Evaluator, Early Head Start Programs, University of Connecticut, CT (2010- 2013)
  • Research Assistant, Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India, (1999 - 2001)

Publications

  • Mauldin, L. & Saxena, M. (2017). Mutual exchange: Caregiving and life enhancement in siblings of individuals with developmental disabilities. Journal of Family Issues.
  • Saxena, M. (2015). Variables that can enhance and complicate adult sibling caregiving of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 12, 210-219.
  • Saxena, M., & Adamsons, K. (2013). Bioecological framework and siblings of individuals with disabilities. Journal of Family Theory & Review, 5, 300-316.
  • Saxena, M., & Sharma, N. (2000). Growing up with a mentally retarded child: A study of adolescent siblings. Journal of Personality and Clinical Studies, 16, 16-23.

Conferences

  • Saxena, M., Robinson, J., McQuade, D. (2013, December). Examination of Processes and Outcomes in EHS Play Groups through Partners in Parenting Education (PIPE) Curriculum Lens. Poster presented at the Zero to three 28th National Training Institute, San Antonio, TX.
  • Saxena, M., Bradley, A., Rua, S., Robinson, J., Barton, M., McQuade, D. Skowron, A., Michaud, S., & Aschenbrenner, A. (2012, July). Innovations in Program Evaluation: Integrating PIPE Teaching Cycle and Circle of Security Content in Parent-Child Playgroups. Poster presented at the 11th National Research Conference, Washington, DC.
  • Collier-Meek, M. A., Randall, K. G., Saxena, M., & Farrell, A. F. (2011, August). Realigning afterschool program goals and objectives: A data based approach. Poster presented at the 119th Annual Convention of American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  • Randall, K. G., Collier-Meek, M. A., Saxena, M., & Farrell, A. F. (2011, August). Quality of program and research design in afterschool programs: A systematic review of the literature. Poster presented at the 119th Annual Convention of American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  • Farrell, A.F., Collier-Meek, M.A., Randall, K., Saxena, M., & Pons, S. (2011, March). Building PBIS in afterschool programs: A collaborative partnership. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Conference on Positive Behavior Support, Denver, CO.
  • Saxena, M., Kuhaneck, M. H., & Yoo, Y. (2010, November). Programs for siblings of individuals with developmental disabilities: A research synthesis with recommendations for practice and research. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Family Relations, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Collier, M., Randall, K., Saxena, M., & Farrell, A. F. (2010, August). Assessment of program wide interventions in afterschool contexts. Poster presented at the annual meeting of American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Collier, M., Saxena, M., Farrell, A. F., Randall, K., & Sugai, G. (2010, March). Developing a tool to assess program-wide intervention in an afterschool context. Poster presented at 7th Annual Conference on Positive Behavior Support, St. Louis, MO.

Awards and honors

Tedd Carr Outstanding Poster Award (2011, Honorable Mention). Eighth International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. Denver, CO.

Education

Ph.D., Human Development & Family Studies (HDFS), College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Connecticut
MS, Child Development, University of Delhi

Other

  • Training and Certifications Certified Partners in Parenting Education (PIPE) Provider, Jan, 2013
  • Graduate Certificate in College Instruction, Jan, 2013 Facilitator, ACT/Parents Raising Safe Kids Program, Jan, 2012
  • Leadership Education in Neurodevelopment Disabilities (LEND), University of Connecticut, 2010 Certified Rehabilitation Personnel, registered to work as Rehabilitation Personnel CRR no BC/6651 in the field of Mental Retardation/Intellectual Disabilities in India, 2000