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May 24, 2023
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Faculty Mentors – 2021 Applications
Each first-year graduate student is matched with a clinical faculty member who will serve as an advisor and research mentor during the initial years of the program. The faculty mentor will work closely with the student to develop and guide research projects.
To facilitate this pairing, we strongly recommend that each applicant select one or two core faculty in the Clinical Psychology Program, based on shared research and clinical interests, and describe in the application why they would like to be part of these research teams.
Although a close fit between student and faculty interests is not always possible, given the focus of the program and the number of core faculty, all faculty have experience working with students whose interests may not specifically align with theirs. In these instances, the faculty strive to support students in developing an excellent program of learning. Below is a list of the core faculty members who will accept one or more new students for Fall 2021 admissions:
Dr. Corbett’s current research interests are in the areas of mental health issues of minority deaf individuals, ethical issues important when conducting research in small communities, and psychological stress in sign language interpreters.
Dr. Corbett’s research team has projects including:
Dr. Day’s current research interests include: adaption of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) to make it accessible for deaf individuals, adaptations of psychological measures for deaf individuals, and removing biases in training for graduate students from diverse backgrounds.
Students on Dr. Day’s research team have recently completed or are in the process of developing their projects on the following topics:
Dr. Miller joined the core faculty in Fall 2018. Her research interests include trauma and post-traumatic growth; grief/bereavement; applications of research and science on the psychology of human-animal interaction; gender and sexuality; disability and psychosocial identity; and social and multicultural psychology.
Dr. Pick’s research and clinical interests include neuropsychological syndromes and disorders experienced by deaf, hard of hearing, and DeafBlind individuals across the lifespan; the development and adaptation of assessment tools for culturally and linguistically diverse people; anxiety disorders; and trauma.
Dr. Pick’s research team has projects including:
Dr. Wagner joined the core faculty in Fall 2019. Her current research interests include:
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