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Director, Developmental Psychopathology Lab, Associate Professor of Developmental Psychopathology, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
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Dr. Kostas A. Fanti is the Director of the Developmental Psychopathology Lab (DPL) and Associate Professor of Developmental Psychopathology at the Department of Psychology, University of Cyprus. He received his bachelor degree from the University of New Orleans, USA, and his Master and PhD from Georgia State University, USA. Dr Fanti is the principal investigator on multiple local and international grants investigating the development of child and adolescent psychopathology. His research and scientific interests have a developmental psychopathology and cognitive-neuroscience focus. Specifically, he investigates how individual, environmental, and biological factors influence maladaptive behavior and especially antisocial behavior from preschool to adolescence. His current research focuses on novel cognitive neuroscience informed treatments for children and adolescents at risk for conduct disorder. He published more than 150 journal articles, books and chapters. He is an ad hoc reviewer in multiple journals and he is a member of the editorial board of Social Development, Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, and the Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment. He participates in various US, European and International organizations and scientific committees. Dr Fanti received multiple awards, such as the Jevon S. Newman Early Career Award’ from the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy for his contributions in understanding this phenomenon across development. In the department of psychology he teaches courses on Developmental Psychology, Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, and Antisocial Behavior. 

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