Deborah (Debbie) O'Donnell
Associate Professor of Psychology - at SMCM since 2002

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Departments: Psychology
Office: Goodpaster Hall, room 135
Phone: 240-895-4345


B.A., Bates College (1994); M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University (1999,2000,2002).

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

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Research Interests

Clinical Psychology: childhood trauma, correlates of risk and resilience, psychology of violence, relation between cultural context and child development. 

"I am a child clinical psychologist and am very interested in children, how they interact with the world and develop, and how children who grow up in challenging environments deal with their unfolding lives. I examine these processes in a number of ways in a variety of contexts, and always welcome student involvement in my research."  Learn more about student involvement in my research...

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