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Faculty Profile

Stefan E Schulenberg

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Psychology
PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY, DIRECTOR OF INTERDISCIPLINARY MINOR IN DISASTER SCIENCES AND DIRECTOR OF THE CLINICAL- DISASTER RESEARCH CENTER
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203 KINARD HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-3518
Joined UM: August 13, 2002

Areas of Expertise

  • DISASTER MENTAL HEALTH
  • FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY
  • MEANING/PURPOSE IN LIFE
  • POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
  • POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
  • PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENTS AND INTERVENTIONS
  • RESILIENCE AND POSTTRAUMATIC GROWTH

Brief Bio

Stefan E. Schulenberg received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, with a specialization in Clinical-Disaster Psychology, from the University of South Dakota in 2001. He is a licensed psychologist in the state of Mississippi, a Professor in the University of Mississippi's Psychology Department, and a Logotherapy Diplomate. Dr. Schulenberg is the Director of the University of Mississippi's Clinical-Disaster Research Center (UM- CDRC), an integrated research, teaching, and training center with emphases in disaster mental health and positive psychology. Dr. Schulenberg's research interests include disaster mental health, perceived meaning/purpose in life, positive psychology, and psychological assessment. He served as a mental health consultant on a National Science Foundation research grant issued in response to Hurricane Katrina and conducted evaluation research funded by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health relating to the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. He conducts workshops and provides training on disaster preparedness, psychological first aid, disaster response, meaning and purpose in life, resilience, and posttraumatic growth. Dr. Schulenberg has served as a disaster mental health volunteer and supervisor in the American Red Cross, and has worked previously with various other volunteer organizations, such as Mississippi's Disaster Response Network, United Way, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. He teaches the graduate cognitive assessment course for the University of Mississippi's doctoral program in clinical psychology. At the undergraduate level, Dr. Schulenberg teaches courses in disaster mental health, positive psychology, psychology and law, and abnormal psychology. He oversees the multidisciplinary minor in Disaster Sciences (https://catalog.olemiss.edu/liberal-arts/ba-distr-sci), a joint effort involving many different constituents on campus.

Degrees

BS
PSYCHOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON/HOUSTON, TEXAS (1995)
MA
PSYCHOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA/VERMILLION,SOUTH DAKOTA (1998)
PHD
PSYCHOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA/VERMILLION, SOUTH DAKOTA (2001)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
Honors - Big Idea Task Force
Task Force
Incident Response Team (IRT)
Other Kind of Committee
VCRSP-Gulf Restoration Task Force
Task Force