Professor and Associate Vice President for Research, Faculty Development
Department of Psychological Sciences and Division of Research and Sponsored Programs
My position is split between half-time faculty and half-time administrator. My research centers on identifying individuals who may experience persistent distress after a traumatic event and developing interventions to prevent persistent distress. As an administrator, I oversee faculty and student research programming. I also chair the Institutional Review Board.
WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:
EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:
LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:
Twenty years ago, I was attracted to the beautiful campus and the extremely collegial environment. These qualities continue to make me proud to work at Kent State to this day.
ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:
This is pretty much the same answer as the one above.
North Canton, Ohio
B.A./B.S., Luther College; M.A., Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Running trails, playing pinball, attending track and cross-country meets of my four children, and, on all too infrequent occasions, getting to hang out with my wife