Dr. Amy J.L. Baker is director of research at the Vincent J. Fontana Center for Child Protection of the New York Foundling. She is the author of Adult Children of Parental Alienation Syndrome as well as a forthcoming textbook on child welfare research methods to be published by Columbia University Press. She has authored or co-authored 50 academic articles and has been published in numerous scholarly journals. Areas of research expertise include parent-child attachment, early intervention, parent involvement, mental health of youth, and child welfare.
Baker, who earned her doctorate in Developmental Psychology from Teachers College of Columbia University, has been quoted and referenced in The New York Times, Women's World, The Washington Post and numerous radio shows and newspapers. She lives in Teaneck, NJ and is the mother of 20-year-old and 3-year-old daughters.
Her website is http://www.amyjlbaker.com/.