Kathy McCloskey

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Professor of Psychology


College of Arts and Sciences
860.768.4442 E 117L

PhD, Columbia Pacific University

PsyD, Wright State University

Kathy A. McCloskey, PhD, PsyD, ABPP-CL, is a research psychologist, a licensed clinical psychologist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology, and a professor at the University of Hartford Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology in Hartford, CT. She is the co-author of three books (Backs Against the Wall: Battered Women’s Resistance Strategies, A Sexuality and Gender Diversity Training Program, and Treating Traumatic Stress in Adults), and has published over 80 peer-reviewed scholarly papers over her 30-plus year professional career. For ten years, she also worked as a civilian scientist for the United States Air Force as a licensed ergonomist (e.g., research psychologist).  Her specialties include feminist psychology, multicultural and diversity issues, intimate partner violence, trauma, forensic populations, program evaluation, psychometrics, and the training of doctoral-level clinical psychologists.