Category: Faculty Posts

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Faculty Spotlight: Andrea Taylor, PsyD

Dr. Andrea Taylor is an adjunct faculty member teaching a section of Multicultural Psychology in the MA program this semester.  Where did you grow up? Southfield, MI. What or who influenced you to study psychology? A genuine interest in people. What are your research and/or clinical interests? Women studies: gender

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Faculty Spotlight: Jared Smendik, PsyD

Dr. Jared Smendik (PsyD ’21) is an adjunct faculty member teaching a section of Group Processes: Theory & Practice in the MA program this semester.  Where did you grow up? I grew up in Middleville, Michigan What or who influenced you to study psychology? Psychology has also been an interest of

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Faculty Spotlight: Brooke Colman, PsyD

Dr. Brooke Colman (PsyD ’21) is an adjunct professor teaching a section on Professional and Scientific Ethics in the MA program this semester. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and attended Michigan State University for my undergraduate studies. I spent some time in Chicago,

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Faculty Spotlight: Kate Cusick, PsyD

We delighted to feature Alum Kate Cusick, PsyD (’19) in our latest Faculty Spotlight. Dr. Cusick is new to the Core Faculty. She is teaching a section of Core Concepts in the MA program and History & Systems in the PsyD program. Where did you grow up? I grew up

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Faculty Spotlight: River Farrell, PsyD

Dr. River Farrell is a adjunct faculty member teaching a section of Professional & Scientific Ethics in the MA program this semester.  Where did you grow up? I grew up in a small town in upstate NY from the time I was two until the middle of my junior year

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Faculty Spotlight: Quillian Murphy, PhD

We are delighted to introduce Dr. Quillian Murphy in our newest Faculty Spotlight. Dr. Murphy is a new Core faculty member this academic year. He is teaching Multicultural Psychology & Social Justice and Clinical Health Psychology first semester.  Where did you grow up? The Motor City! Motown! The Big D!

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Condemning Domestic Terrorism, White Supremacy, and White Nationalism

Dear MSP Students and Colleagues, I am disgusted and pained by the domestic terrorism and racist mob violence our country witnessed on Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol. This attempted insurrection, led by individuals carrying Confederate flags, erecting gallows, displaying racist and anti-Semitic words and symbols, and parading White power symbols

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Lee Bach, PhD - psychology associate

The Timeliness and Timelessness of Existential Concerns

MSP Core Faculty member Lee Bach, PhD wrote this Anti-racism statement to read in her Existential class in the MA program. Dr. Bach agreed to share her message with the wider community. In light of current events that painfully illustrate horrific abuses of power against people of color, unprecedented abuses

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Dr. Derrick Sebree, PsyD

Spring Transformations

Earth Day celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020, in the time of global crisis amid COVID-19. I think of the ecopsychological implications of this time as we approach Earth Day. With recent environmental movements of 2019, one may wonder what about 2020? It seems our lives have been immersed with

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Faculty Spotlight: Matthew Kadrich, PsyD

We are delighted to feature MSP alum Matthew Kadrich, PsyD (’16) in our latest Faculty Spotlight. Dr. Kadrich is an adjunct faculty member teaching Assessment in the MA program. Where did you grow up? My parents were in the Air Force, so we moved a lot. Mostly, I split time

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MA with ABA Student Spotlight

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