Loyola University Maryland


Samantha H. Rukert, Psy.D.


Office: HU042H
Telephone: 410-617-2823
Email: SRukert@loyola.edu


  • B.A. (Psychology, concentration in Clinical Psychology), Smith College
  • M.S. (Clinical Psychology), Antioch University New England
  • Psy.D. (Clinical Psychology), Antioch University New England

Scholarly Interests:

Correctional mental health, behavioral emergencies, mental health and substance abuse training for first responders and law enforcement.


Rukert, S. H. (2007). Professional Psychology Trainees’ Perspectives on Poverty and the Poor.
       Poster Presentation  conducted at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention,
       San Francisco, CA.

Mangione, L., Borden, K., Pantesco, V., Bergeron, D., Hodges, K., Pasquale, G., & Rukert, S. 
       (2004). The Power of group interventions: Student and supervisor perspectives on group
        therapy in a training clinic.
Symposium conducted at the New England Psychological
       Association Annual Meeting, Providence, RI.

Russell, G.M. & Rukert, S. (2004). Multiple pathways to activism: The case of heterosexual
       allies. In Voices of Heterosexual Allies—Public Discourse, Activism, and Research.
       Symposium conducted at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention,
       Honolulu, HI.

Course Offerings:

PY101: Introductory Psychology
PY202: Psychopathology
PY415: Psychological Systems & Theory
PY615: Advanced Psychopathology
PY705: Ethics & Legal Issues in Psychology
PY819: Historical & Philosophical Bases of Psychology

Nadine Whint


Nadine chose Loyola’s Psy.D. program to better understand and support the children she encountered as a social worker