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Andrew Futterman, Ph.D.



  • B.A. - Wesleyan University
  • Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology/Aging & Development) - Washington University, St. Louis
  • Pre-doctoral Internship (Clinical Psychology & Aging) - Hutchings Psychiatric Center
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship - Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship - Department of Endocrinology, Gerontology, and Metabolism, Stanford University School of Medicine

Courses Taught

  • PY 101 - Introductory Psychology
  • PY 203 - Psychology of Personality
  • PY 291 - Research Methods I
  • PY 418 - Psychodiagnosis and Psychology, Aging, and Health
  • PY 420 - Psychology, Religion, and Aging


  • Holland, J. M., Futterman, A., Thompson, L. W., Moran, C., & Gallagher-Thompson, D. (2013). Difficulties accepting the loss of a spouse: A precursor for intensified grieving among widowed older adults. Death Studies, 37(2), 126-144. [doi]
  • Futterman, A., Holland, J. M., Brown, P. J., Thompson, L. W., & Gallagher-Thompson, D. (2010). Factorial validity of the Texas Revised Inventory of Grief-Present scale among bereaved older adults. Psychological Assessment, 22(3), 675-687. [doi]

Areas of Specialization

Scholarly interests include assessment, depression in later life, response to late-life spousal loss, and religious involvement in later life.


Principal Investigator, National Institute of Aging/National Institutes of Health, Grant #AG11438-01, "Religiosity, social support, and response to stress in later life."