Department of Psychology

Clinical Psychology Research Center


Thank you for your interest!

At this time, Dr. Hatchard is only accepting applicants in their Sophomore or Junior year who are also interested in interning for Making Daughters Safe Again (MDSA),

Fall 2016 applicants must be able to attend weekly lab meetings from 1-2:30pm on Tuesdays.

Benefits include:

  1. research mentoring in both quantitative and qualitative methods

  2. experience administering and scoring clinical instruments

  3. experience with data collection and observing clinical work

  4. possible opportunities for research and clinical presentations - students have traveled and co-presented with the Research Center every year!

  5. letter of recommendation for employment and graduate school

To apply, submit the following information and materials to

Dr. Hatchard at

  1. name and student ID number, year in college

  2. Career goals

  3. Area(s) of research interest

  4. why you are interested in joining our research team AND MDSA

  5. CV or Resume

  6. Final Paper from PY320 and/or PY220

  7. If you are interested in course credit for lab work

Dr. Hatchard may contact you for an interview

The mission of the Clinical Psychology Research Center is to conduct innovative, ethical research and engage in scholarly activities to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of Clinical Psychology and its role as an interdisciplinary and applied science. We strive to create a collaborative and supportive environment for all members of the team and to provide  exemplary mentoring to undergraduate research assistants to prepare them for graduate study and professional careers.

Mission Statement

We are located in H116 on the ground level of Howard Hall

Click here to learn more about the team.

Research Areas

Dr. hatchard

  1. Trauma

  2. Racial Identity

  3. Personality Assessment

  4. Forensic Psychology

  5. Eating Disorders

Dr. Goodwin

  1. Internet Fandom

  2. Relational Aggression


Our Team


Dr. Christine Hatchard

Principal INvestigator

Dr. Jamie Goodwin

dr. hatchard’s Research assistantS

Amanda Aynes

Richard Felicetti

Genesis Gonzalez

Juliana Thomas