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 Anxiety and Behavioral Health Services and serves as a reviewer for several specialty journals on violence and trauma.
Clinical/Abnormal PsychologyCounseling PsychologyPsychological InternshipHistory & Systems of PsychologyFirst Year Seminar - Science and PseudoscienceClinical Research MethodsSocial Sciences Research Methods
Doctor of Philosophy,
Clinical Psychology, Western Michigan UniversityMaster of Arts, Clinical
Psychology, Western Michigan UniversityBachelor of Arts,
Psychology, Capital University