Erika Oak

Erika Oak

Assistant Professor of Psychology

School of Psychology and Counseling

Contact Information


  • Child Assessment II
  • Child Assessment III
  • Psychoeducational Assessment
  • Field Placement
  • Externship in School Psychology I and II
  • Internship in School Psychology


  • Intellectual assessment
  • Achievement assessment
  • Behavioral interventions
  • Errors on cognitive assessments
  • Training issues in teaching cognitive assessments


  • BA, University of Rochester
  • MA, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • PsyD, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Academic Profile

Erika Oak is an Assistant Professor in the FDU School Psychology program.  She has a long history with FDU, as a graduate of both the MA/certification and PsyD programs here at FDU.  She taught many undergraduate and graduate courses at FDU as an adjunct while working as a School Psychologist after graduating from the MA/certification program.  She later joined the faculty in a full-time role as a Clinical Assistant Professor in 2018 and as an Assistant Professor in 2022. 

Dr. Oak works with students during their assessment sequence and is also the Coordinator of Field Experiences for the School Psychology programs. In this role, she works to ensure that master’s and doctoral students have high-quality internship experiences that prepare them for the ‘real worldâ of school psychology.

Dr. Oak is a licensed psychologist, and has a private practice in Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ specializing in children and adolescents.  Her main research interests are in psychoeducational assessment, errors made by practitioners on these assessments, and behavioral interventions.

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