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PsychologyPsychology is a diverse discipline, grounded in science, aimed to understand human behavior. While some are basic researchers who develop and test theories, others apply the discipline’s scientific knowledge to help people, organizations, and communities.
135 Martin Hall, Cheney, WA 99004
Kurt Stellwagen, Ph.D.Associate Professor153E Martin HallPhone: 509.359.7038Fax: 509.359.4366Email: email@example.com
- Ph.D., School Psychology., Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006
- Doctoral internship in clinical psychology, University of Tennessee College of Medicine (training rotations: school mental health clinic, couples counseling, pediatric neuropsychology).
- M.Ed.School Counseling., Northeastern University,1992
- B.A., Univ. of Massachusetts, 1985
Areas of Research Specialization:
- Childhood Aggression and Victimization
- Mechanisms Linking Trauma and Developmental Psychopathology
- Psychopathy in Youth
- Mechanisms Linking Social Intelligence to Antisocial Behavior.
As a developmental psychopathologist, I focus on the many cascading risk factors (e.g., biogenetic, cognitive, familial, social) that contribute to the development of psychopathology. On the other hand, I place equal importance of the examination of resiliency: that is, why do some individuals manage to thrive in life despite being exposed to a multitude of serious risk factors?
I have scheduled office hours but I also leave my office door open over 50% of the time I am at EWU. Any and all students are free to drop in and chat-about any topic-anytime my door is open.
Outside of work I enjoy fencing (my #1 passion), any type of skiing, hiking, biking, and walking my two blue heelers.