All Faculty

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  • Leah M Adams

    Leah M Adams

    Associate Professor

    Clinical Psychology: Psychosocial aspects of adapting to chronic disease and/or traumatic injury; HIV risk & prevention among high-risk groups; Health equity & reducing health disparities

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  • Lauren B Cattaneo

    Lauren B Cattaneo

    Associate Professor

    Clinical Psychology: empowerment, resilience, community-based learning, transformative education, civic engagement, intimate partner violence, survivor-centered services

  • Tara Chaplin

    Tara Chaplin

    Associate Professor

    Clinical Psychology: Emotion regulation and the development of psychopathology and substance use in adolescence; Parent-focused interventions; Bio-psycho-social models of emotion

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  • Christianne Esposito-Smythers

    Christianne Esposito-Smythers

    Professor

    Clinical Psychology: adolescent suicide, adolescent substance abuse, development of cognitive behavioral prevention and intervention programs for adolescent mental health problems

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  • Sarah Fischer

    Sarah Fischer

    Associate Professor

    Clinical Psychology: personality traits and psychosocial factors influencing the co-morbidity and maintenance of addictive behavior patterns

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  • James E Maddux

    James E Maddux

    Emeritus Faculty

    Clinical Psychology: Maddux's major scholarly interest is the interface of social, clinical, and health psychology, which is concerned with the ways that theory and research from social psychology can help us understand psychological adjustment, psychological disorders, and health-related behavior.

  • Robyn Mehlenbeck

    Robyn Mehlenbeck

    Director, Mason's Center for Community Health

    Professor

    Clinical Psychology: adolescent, medical, eating, diabetes

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  • Keith D Renshaw

    Keith D Renshaw

    Professor

    Clinical Psychology: Anxiety, stress/trauma reactions, and interpersonal relationships; scalable solutions to promote mental health

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  • Amanda L Sanchez

    Amanda L Sanchez

    Assistant Professor

    Clinical Psychology: Culturally responsive care; reducing mental health disparities; community-engagement, equity-informed implementation science

  • Jerome Short

    Jerome Short

    Associate Professor

    Clinical Psychology: Well-being; exercise; sleep; physical health and longevity; social support; self-compassion; mental health apps; and help-seeking.

  • Jeffrey B Stuewig

    Jeffrey B Stuewig

    Associate Professor

    Clinical Psychology: Developmental psychopathology, the moral emotions of shame and guilt, family violence, evaluation, and more generally centering around the topic of risk and antisocial behavior.

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  • June P Tangney

    June P Tangney

    Distinguished University Professor

    Clinical Psychology: * Moral Emotions and Cognitions, Self-Control, Helpful and Harmful Psychotherapy, Computer-Assisted Jail-based Interventions, Substance Misuse * Values and virtues (e.g., humility, forgiveness, self-compassion) * Self control generally, and emotion regulation specifically * Borderline Personality Disorder * Brief interventions for jail inmates * Motivational Interviewing * Mindfulness-based Interventions * Values Affirmations * Restorative Justice-themed Interventions * Reducing Substance Misuse * Reducing HIV risk behavior

  • Natasha A Tonge

    Natasha A Tonge

    Assistant Professor

    Clinical Psychology: minority mental health disparities; trust; self-disclosure; anxiety; patient-provider interactions in adults

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