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EKU Psychology Department student is a published author.

Savannah Campbell

The writer, Savannah Campbell, credits her studies in psychology as being one of the cornerstones on which she bases her perceptions of the world and how she crafts her tales. Dreamer is a psychological mystery in which a young woman discovers she has abilities in lucid dreaming. Not only can Irene Gabbard control her dream content but she can also assist others within their dreams as well.

Psychology Professor Trains NYPD

Dr. Melinda Moore

On Thursday, December 17th, a training for NYPD detectives, State Patrol, and Port Authority law enforcement was held to strengthen their skills around conducting psychological autopsies on those officers who have taken their own lives or attempted suicide. Dr.

Psychology Professor Honored for Service

Ronald J Cutter Professional Service Award

Dr. Myra Beth Bundy Recently received the 2018 Ronald J. Cutter Professional Services Award presented by the Arc of Kentucky, a group that advocates for the rights of citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In presenting Dr. Bundy with the award. executive director of the Arc of Kentucky said, Dr.

EKU Psy.D. Program is granted Accreditation, On Contingency by APA

EKU Psy.D. Accreditation

The doctoral program at EKU, which was launched in the fall of 2015 was recently granted Accreditation, On Contingency status by the American Psychological Association (APA) in May of 2018. This followed a year-long process that involved a thorough self-study amd a 2-day site visit by APA. The program is focused on training clinical psychologists to work in rural and underserved populations.

Winslow Wins Acorn Award for Teaching Excellence

Winslow Wins Acorn Award

The highest honor for teaching excellence presented by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education and sponsored by Kentucky colleges and universities, the 2017 Acorn Award, was received by Dr. Matthew Winslow. 

Animal Studies Goes to the Bahamas

EKU Animal Studies trip to Bahamas

This past summer, Dr. Radhika Makecha and students from our Animal Studies program went on a study abroad trip to Bimini, The Bahamas, to learn about dolphin behavior and intelligence.  They had a great time and enjoyed seeing wild Atlantic spotted dolphins up close and personal underwater, as well as learning about wild dolphin research!

Michael Chen Joins Psychology Department

Michael Chen

Dr. Michael Chen, a Cognitive and Human Factors Psychologist, came to EKU from Florida International University where he served as a lecturer. Dr. Chen graduated from Berea College with a Bachelor’s degree (2006) and earned his Ph.D. (2015) and Master’s degree (2011) from the University of Kentucky.

Congratulations Dr. Osbaldiston

Dr. Osbaldiston has been awarded the 2015 Outstanding Undergraduate Mentor Award from the Kentucky Psychological Association last week. Congratulations, Dr. Osbaldiston!

Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology Addresses Rural Health Care Needs

Doctorate of Psychology

For more information about our Psy.D. program, please visit our Psy.D. website.

The newest doctoral degree program at Eastern Kentucky University will address a significant health care void, particularly in rural Kentucky.

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