Assistant Professor of Psychology
Professional Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Multi-cultural practice and research, esp. for Trauma and Recovery, Attachment models; Interdisciplinary scholarship in Sexuality
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Division Leadership; Research, curriculum, and policy initiatives related to student professional development and academic achievement; Mentoring new faculty; Teaching theoretical and applied psychology courses.
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Family Interventions,Foundations and Systems in the Helping Professions,Theories of Personality,Behavioral Science Research Methods
Education: BS, St. Lawrence University; PhD, SUNY-Buffalo
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions: Barone, K.A. (2011) Holistically Informed: A Scientist-practitioner Offers the Perspective of Inclusion over Exclusion in Two Undergraduate Psychology Courses. Journal of Pedagogy, Pluralism and Practice.
Fun Facts: Coordinated the gospel choir on campus for over 15 years; occasionally sings in class to show how music can be incorporated into talk therapy. Once started a challenging faculty meeting by teaching everyone a song!
I believe there’s an in-road into almost every subject for every student – the key is to discover it. My goal is to help the student unlock their passion for learning by finding the thing that most interests them.
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