College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
During graduate school, Dr. Hampe was elected to the governing committee of the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) as the Member-at-large, Practice Focus. For two years, he represented graduate students to the various practice organizations, thus far the only student from a distance program elected to APA governance.
His dissertation work investigated whether people's online behavior becomes disinhibited due to their personality or the experience of being online itself.
Clinical-forensic training began with a year-long externship at the federal Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan; internship was at the Illinois Dept. of Corrections forensic facility, Dixon Correctional Center; first post-doctoral fellowship was with the Sex Offender Treatment Program at Central NY Psychiatric Center; later, he completed a second fellowship in geropsychology.
Most recently, he worked as a consulting psychologist at the Taberg Residential Center for Girls, NYS's only limited secure facility for female juvenile offenders.
Dr. Hampe's teaching career began during graduate school. A conversation at a professional luncheon led to his first adjunct appointment to CUNY - Brooklyn College. His most recent on-campus appointment was to Utica College.
Dr. Hampe was appointed contributing faculty to forensic psychology program at Walden in 2010, where he provides instruction for numerous courses & residencies and is serving on several dissertation committees as chair, second committee member, and university reviewer.