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About Harvey Burnett

Harvey Burnett is assistant professor of psychology on the campus of Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan. He joined the Department of Behavioral Sciences faculty in January 2010.
Born in Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Burnett graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn in 1991, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. In 1994, he received a Master’s of Divinity degree from Andrews University Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary.
Dr. Burnett earned his doctoral degree in 2001 from Andrews University. The title of his dissertation is: “A Study of the Relationship between Police Stress and Moral Reasoning, Coping Mechanisms, and Selected Demographic Variables.”
Dr. Burnett is a licensed psychologist and certified police officer in the State of Michigan and is currently vice president of the Michigan Crisis Response Association, Inc. He also is a member of the Berrien County Critical Incident Stress Management Board and Team and the Berrien County Crisis Negotiation Team. Dr. Burnett responded to New York City shortly after the 9-11 attacks and has participated in numerous critical incident stress interventions.
Some of the organizations that Dr. Burnett has had membership with include the American Psychological Association, International Conference of Police Chaplains, International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc., and the National Tactical Officers Association.
He is the father to Joshua, Micaela, and Rebekah Burnett.
-Michigan Crisis Response Association Board Member, MI
-Berrien County Negotiation Team Member, County of Berrien, MI
-Berrien County Child Death Review Team Member, County of Berrien, MI
-Berrien County Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Team Board Member,County of Berrien, MI
-Buchanan School Board Trustee, Buchanan area Schools Dist, Buchanan
-Redbud Area Ministries Liaison Officer, Buchanan, MI
-American Psychological Association
-International Conference of Police Chaplains
-Vice President, Michigan Crisis Response Association
-National Tactical Officers Association


2015 Present Department Chair, Andrews University Behavioral Sciences Department
2010 Present Associate Professor of Psychology, Andrews University Behavioral Sciences Department


BA Psychology, The University Of Michigan
MDiv, Andrews University
PhD Counseling Psychology, Andrews University

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Phone: (269) 471-6881


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