I am an associate professor in the departments of Human Development and Psychology. My background is in Counseling Psychology and I teach courses in Abnormal Psychology, Psychology of Emotion, and Experimental Psychology. My research interests include the study of healthy and unhealthy anger in a variety of contexts (e.g., assessment and treatment of anger problems, understanding how anger is expressed online, and understanding anger in politics).
- Ph.D.: University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS.
- Emphasis: Counseling Psychology (APA-Accredited).
- Dissertation: Cognitive Processes Associated with Anger Disorders: The Development of a New Instrument.
- Dissertation Chair: Eric Dahlen, Ph.D.
- M.A.: University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS.
- Emphasis: Counseling Psychology
- Master's Thesis: Predictors of State Anger and State Hostile Thoughts Following Provocation.
- Thesis Chair: Eric Dahlen, Ph.D.
- B.A.: University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.
- Major Area: Psychology
- Minor Area: Criminal Justice
- Senior Project: The Development of an Immediate Needs Plan for Use at an Adolescent Shelter.
- Project Chair: Jean Giebenhain, Ph.D.