Professor Litchman is on the faculty of the Department of Psychology and has been affiliated with Princeton since 2002. He has taught courses in Abnormal Psychology and Developmental Psychology. He also teaches a Freshman Seminar on adolescent psychopathology and cross cultural comparisons of adolescence. In addition to teaching he is a licensed psychologist with a private practice in clinical psychology and specializes in working with children and adolescents. He is also certified as a school psychologist and as such works as a consultant for several school districts, creating individualized educational programs for children who are eligible for special services.
On campus he is involved with the training of Princeton students who wish to work with Down’s Syndrome children during the annual Down’s Syndrome Conference. Professor Litchman’s research interests are currently in the area of Asperger’s Syndrome, exploring new ways to facilitate social competency in adolescents who suffer from this condition. He frequently gives talks and holds roundtable discussions for student organizations and for eating clubs on a variety of clinically related issues of interest to Princeton undergraduates. He is also one of the two members of his department who assists students who would like to pursue graduate school in any of the clinically related areas of psychology. Outside of academia he is a faculty fellow for the varsity football team, a devoted Boston Red Sox fan and enjoys spending as much time as he can at his vacation home in Buenos Aires.