Ph.D., Public Administration, The University of Akron, 2010; MS, Psychology, Mississippi State University, 1998.
Deric R. Kenne, Ph.D. has over 15 years of experience as a researcher and practitioner in the fields of mental health and substance use in both academic and nonprofit settings. He has helped secure over $7.6 million in state and federally-funded research and service grants and has authored or co-authored numerous articles. His teaching experience includes graduate and undergraduate courses in general psychology, program evaluation, behavioral statistics, drug abuse and policymaking. He has interests in adult and adolescent substance abuse prevention and treatment, community-based interventions,mental health, policy and evaluation. His current research activities include projects examining mental health and substance use among college students, mental health awareness training and suicide prevention, barriers to treatment and health services access among opiate-using pregnant women, and electronic cigarette use, awareness, and perception of harm.
- Substance Abuse & Treatment
- Mental Health
- Program Evaluation