COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
UMBC campuses are closed, but courses are now online and employees are working remotely.
Skip to Main Content

Retirement Celebration for Dr. Carlo DiClemente

Dr. Carlo DiClemente joined the UMBC community as Professor and Chair of the Department of
Psychology in 1995, continuing in that role until 2006. He also served as Director of the Human
Services Psychology program from 1995-2000 and again from 2010-13, and has mentored a
multitude of master’s and doctoral students. He has maintained a consistent record of external
funding since his arrival. Although he retired from his faculty position in June 2018, he
continues to oversee his HABITS Laboratory and is Director of three Centers on campus: the
MDQuit Tobacco Resource Center, the Center for Community Collaboration, and the Home
Visiting Training Center at UMBC.

Dr. DiClemente’s accomplishments and awards are numerous and significant. He co-developed
the Transtheoretical Model of behavior change, and has authored more than 150 scientific
publications on motivation and behavior change with a variety of health and addictive
behaviors. During his tenure at UMBC, Dr. DiClemente was named the first Lipitz Professor of
the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in 2007, was Presidential Research Professor from
2011-14, and was appointed to the National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Addiction (NIAAA)
Advisory Council in 2015. He has received achievement awards from many organizations,
including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the American Psychological Association, the
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, and the American Society of Addictive

Please join us in celebrating Dr. Carlo DiClemente’s distinguished career and his many contributions to the Department of Psychology

When:   Monday, October 1, 2018 from 4 – 6pm

Where:  7th floor of the Albin O. Kuhn Library