Degrees and Training

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship –National Crime Victims Research & Treatment Center, Medical University of South Carolina – Charleston, SC, 2017-2019

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology – Ohio University – Athens, OH, 2013-2017

Predoctoral Clinical Internship – Charleston Consortium (MUSC & Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center) – Charleston, SC, 2016-2017

M.S., Clinical Psychology – Ohio University – Athens, OH, 2010-2013

B.S., Psychology – University of Georgia – Athens, GA, 2005-2008

Teaching Interests

Abnormal Psychology

Biological Psychology

Research Supervision

Clinical Supervision

Research Interests

– Risk and protective factors for social anxiety and posttraumatic stress disorders

– Roles of learning/generalization, attention, and executive functioning in fear pathology

– Early risk assessment and prevention methods for anxiety-related disorders

– Sociocultural modifiers of social fear learning (e.g., discrimination; stereotype threat; cultural belief systems) and social fear expression (e.g., submissive versus aggressive behaviors; substance use; prejudicial bias)

Recent Publications

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