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Dr. Dustin Wygant

Dr. Dustin Wygant
  • Director of Clinical Training
  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology (2007), Kent State University
  • M.A., Clinical Psychoogy (2004), Kent State University
  • B.A., Psychology (2001), Miami University


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Dr. Dustin Wygant is an Associate Professor of Psychology and is the Director of Clinical Training for the doctoral program in clinical psychology. His research interests include the assessment and conceptualization of psychopathy, particularly in terms of the DSM-5 Section III trait model of personality disorders.  He is also interested in the assessment of malingering of psychological symptoms in forensic psychological evaluations and the utility of psychological testing (primarily with the MMPI-2-RF) in forensic, correctional, and medical settings. Aside from his academic position, Dr. Wygant is a licensed clinical psychologist and regularly consults with attorneys and judges on forensic assessments for the court for issues such as competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, and risk for violence.


2015 Samuel J. and Anne G. Beck Early Career Award. Society for Personality Assessment

2014 Ruric and Mary Roark Distinguished Lecture (Reflections on Psychopathy: Elucidating the Criminal Mind and Personality), College of Arts & Sciences, Eastern Kentucky University

2011 Outstanding Undergraduate Mentor Award, Kentucky Psychological Association Foundation

2010 John E. Exner Scholar Award, Society for Personality Assessment

Professional Interests

Psychopathy, MMPI-2-RF, Forensic psychology, Malingering.


Awards, Recognitions and Publications


Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
PSY 825Personality AssessmentTR 9:30am-10:45am Cammack Building 205Spring 2018
PSY 881Advanced Children's AssessmentM 9:05am-11:00am Roark Building 111Spring 2018
PSY 881Advanced Children's AssessmentW 9:05am-9:55am Roark Building 111Spring 2018
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