Education and Interests

Received her B.A. degree at Trenton State (now the College of New Jersey. Her majors at Trenton State were Art and Psychology. She has worked as an art therapist and in Outpatient Rehabilitation. She received her Doctorate degree from SUNY in Social Psychology.

Dr. Perdue has been at CCSU since 1992, and while here, she has also done research in eating disorders, self concept and Identity development, and sexual identity development. Her interests are focused on how sexual identity development is internalized and directed towards other women and how women take care of themselves.




Be good in math, science and writing, because these are elements in succeeding in a doctorate program. Enjoying writing and finding a good editor/proofreader us also important. Know that mathematics and statistics are another language.