Carrie DiMatteo, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Department of Psychology

NYSCAS - New York School of Career and Applied Studies

Carrie DiMatteo

Carrie DiMatteo is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Touro’s New York School for Career and Applied Studies.  Dr. DiMatteo has presented widely on the psychology of self-focused attention in social interactions. Her research has combined eye tracking and online video chats to investigate “self-focus,” specifically asking why do we think about ourselves when engaging with someone else.

Areas of Expertise

Social psychology, social interactions, social media, anxiety, and self esteem


Dr. DiMatteo was awarded her PhD in Basic and Applied Social Psychology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York,