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Michael L. Raulin

Professional Overview

Dr. Michael Raulin is an associate professor of psychology at Youngstown State University. He currently teaches undergraduate classes in research methods, statistics, abnormal psychology, abnormal psychology lab, personality, field placement, and general psychology. In addition, he has taught graduate courses in psychopathology, research methods, statistics, personality assessment, clinical assessment, and practica in anxiety disorders, personality disorders, behavior therapy, and interpersonal psychotherapy. He was a clinical associate professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo for 25 years before he moved to Ohio in 2003.

Dr. Raulin received his BS and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He did his clinical internship at the VA Medical Center in Milwaukee before joining the faculty at SUNY/Buffalo. At Buffalo, he spent 14 years as the director of the Psychological Services Center, the research and training clinic for the Ph.D. program in clinical psychology. He also headed the Ph.D. clinical psychology program for 4 years and founded and directed the department’s Anxiety Disorders Clinic for 12 years. He maintained a small private practice for 20 years with specializations in personality disorders and anxiety disorders.

Dr. Raulin’s research focused on psychopathology for most of his career, with most of his work on risk factors in schizophrenia. Recently, he has shifted some of his research to critical thinking, with a focus on measuring and improving the critical thinking of students. He has published over 45 articles or chapters and is author of an abnormal psychology text and co-author of a research methods text (now in its ninth edition, with separate Canadian and International editions). He served on the editorial board of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology and the Journal of Abnormal Psychology and reviewed papers for more than 20 different journals and grant applications for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Dr. Raulin has been active in psychological affairs, locally, regionally, and nationally. He was president of the Psychological Association of Western New York, chaired the program committees for the Society for Research in Psychopathology and the Eastern Psychological Association, and was president of the National Association of Directors of Psychology Training Clinics and secretary of Society for Research in Psychopathology. He has an excellent reputation for his teaching, with evaluations that consistently place him among the top instructors at the university. He has won awards for teaching and public service and is listed in Who’s Who in Among Rising Young Americans, Who’s Who Among Health Service Professionals, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care.

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