About the Department

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Departmental Structure
The Department contains four main graduate Divisions: Adult, Child, Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience, and Health.


The Clinical Psychology Program extends across the four divisions

Faculty


People

-43 full time faculty
-Faculty with secondary appointments for faculty whose primary appointments are in other departments, including Biomedical Engineering, Epidemiology, Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Public Health.
- stats on lecturers etc.


Teaching

The faculty teach courses, supervise research, and serve on thesis and dissertation committees.


Research

-The faculty currently obtain over $17 million per year in external funding in support of research activities of various kinds.
-The faculty (and their graduate students) are very productive, publishing approximately 100 journal articles, chapters, and books per year.
-Faculty present at national and international professional conferences and by invitation at other universities.


Graduate Students

 

Typically about 75 Ph.D. graduate students (80% women; 30% minorities) from all areas of the United States and several foreign countries are in residence at any one time, with an additional 15 to 20 on internship.
All graduate students are fully funded. All doctoral programs strongly emphasize research while providing training in the various subfields.

Diversity

Diversity in Action

The greater Miami area is one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse metropolitan areas in the country. Our department values and celebrates cultural diversity of all kinds, including race, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, language, nationality, immigration status, socioeconomic status, religion, age, and disability. Our philosophy on diversity informs our policies for recruitment, retention, and development of faculty, staff, and students, as well as our curriculum and field placements. Our standing Diversity and Equity Committee, comprised of faculty, staff, and students, meets monthly and demonstrates our ongoing commitment to diversity. Initiatives include Our Stories Series, Annual Multicultural Potluck and Award Celebration, faculty trainings, speaker series, and student town hall meetings. Research activities, coursework, clinical training, and community events all promote open dialogues about issues of diversity and equity. Accessibility to the diverse communities of Miami through clinical practica further enhances our students’ development into culturally competent practitioners, clinicians, and/or researchers.