|Present||Executive Director, University of Kentucky ‐ Center for Research on Violence Against Women|
|Present||Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Kentucky ‐ College of Medicine|
|Present||Professor, Joint Appointment, Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky ‐ College of Arts and Sciences|
|Present||Women’s Circle Endowed Chair, University of Kentucky ‐ Center for Research on Violence Against Women|
Honors and Awards
- Linda Saltzman Memorial Intimate Partner Violence Researcher Award – 2012 Award by the Institute on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma
- Distinguished Contributions in Forensic Psychology, 2009 Award by the American Association of Forensic Psychology (American Board of Forensic Psychology)
- Fellow, Division 41, American Psychological Association
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Using Item Response Theory to Improve Alcohol Dependence Screening for ...
Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment (2013)
Background: Alcohol-dependent college students rarely seek treatment, despite the availability of efficacious interventions. Overly simplistic screening procedures, failing to account ...
Factors Predicting Relationship Satisfaction, Investment, and Commitment When Women Report ...
Journal of Family Violence (2012)
Relationship satisfaction, investment, and commitment in women experiencing extensive psychological abuse were examined to determine predictive factors. Participants were the ...
Does Context Matter in Determining Psychological Abuse? Effects of Pattern ...
Journal of Family Violence (2010)
This study explored contextual influences in determining whether psychologically aggressive actions constitute abuse. One hundred and thirty-one undergraduates completed measures ...
Third-Party Information in Retrospective Assessment of NGRI: Impact of Source ...
Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice (2009)
Experimental conditions utilizing three types of third-party information (TPI) that supported or countered a psychologist's opinion regarding insanity were compared ...
Rethinking Current Approaches to Psychological Abuse: Conceptual and Methodological Issues
Aggression and Violent Behavior (2007)
Numerous ways in which we currently approach conceptualizing and measuring “psychological abuse” are highly problematic and likely inaccurate for understanding ...
Defining Psychological Abuse of Husbands Toward Wives: Contexts, Behaviors, and ...
Journal of Interpersonal Violence (2000)
Little consensus exists regarding which particular behaviors constitute psychological abuse. In this study, a national sample of psychologists rated behaviors ...