Joe Scroppo, Ph.D., J.D., is a forensic psychologist and attorney. He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Hofstra University School of Medicine. Previously, he served as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine/Bellevue Hospital, was an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, and was former Director of the North Shore University Hospital Forensic Psychiatry Program.
Dr. Scroppo has been appointed to New York's First and Second Judicial Departments' panels of certified expert witnesses in both criminal and family/juvenile proceedings and has served as an expert mental health consultant in a wide range of civil and criminal litigation cases. Dr. Scroppo has consulted for the New York City Housing Authority, the New York City Corporation Counsel, the Federal Defenders, the Mental Hygiene Legal Service, and the New York—New Jersey Port Authority Police Department, and has worked as a Senior Forensic Psychologist for the New York City Family Court and as a Supervising Psychologist at the New York City Rikers Island Jail.
Dr. Scroppo received a B.A. (cum laude) from the University of Chicago, his M.A. and Ph.D. from the Adelphi University Institute for Advanced Psychological Studies, and his J.D. (magna cum laude) from St. John's University School of Law.