Dr. Cicero is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology of University of North Texas. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia and his graduate degree at the University of Missouri. Prior to joining the faculty at UNT, Dr. Cicero was an associate professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he founded and directed the OnTrack Hawaii First Episode Psychosis clinic. His research focuses on the assessment of psychotic-spectrum disorders such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and schizotypal personality disorder. Specifically, it examines the equivalence/lack of equivalence of assessment instruments across racial, ethnic, and cultural factors.