Meet Our Faculty /
Dr. Kathryn Bell is
a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in interpersonal violence, trauma,
behavior analysis and addictions.
As part of her
graduate training, she completed a clinical internship through the Boston
Consortium, where she worked in the Behavioral Sciences Division of the
National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the Brockton VA Medical
Center’s Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program.
Dr. Bell completed
a two-year clinical research postdoctoral fellowship within The Warren Alpert
Medical School of Brown University and then went on to her first tenure-track
assistant professor position within the Clinical Psychology doctoral program at
Northern Illinois University.
Dr. Bell is
committed to providing undergraduate clinical and research opportunities to
students interested in pursuing a career in the helping professions. Students
in her research laboratory conduct studies investigating childhood trauma,
intimate partner violence, sexual assault and addictions. In addition to her
teaching, research, and administrative work, Dr. Bell engages in clinical
practice through ForumOhio, serves as a reviewer for several specialty journals
on violence and trauma, and is a board member of the Bexley Science Scouts and
the Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services.
Clinical/Abnormal PsychologyCounseling PsychologyPsychological InternshipHistory & Systems of PsychologySocial Sciences Research Methods
Doctor of Philosophy,
Clinical Psychology, Western Michigan UniversityMaster of Arts, Clinical
Psychology, Western Michigan UniversityBachelor of Arts,
Psychology, Capital University