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Dr. Dustin B. Wygant

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


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Dr. Dustin Wygant is a 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 on matters such as competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, and risk for violence.


  • 2018 Board Certified in Assessment Psychology, American Board of Assessment Psychology
  • 2015 Fellow, Society for Personality Assessment
  • 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
GRD 857KMS Clinical PSY Writ Comp Ex   Spring 2019
GRD 857NMathematics Written Comp Exam   Spring 2019
GRD 858KMS Clinical PSY Oral Comp Ex   Spring 2019
GRD 858OMath Oral Thesis Defense   Spring 2019
PSY 403Practicum in Psychology   Spring 2019
PSY 825Personality AssessmentTR 9:30am-10:45am Cammack Building 120Spring 2019
PSY 838Practicum in Clinical Psy   Spring 2019
PSY 938Doctoral Prac in Clinical Psyc   Spring 2019
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