University of Miami - Doctoral

Department of Educational and Human Development

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Ph.D. Community Well-Being Program 

Other Community Psychology Degrees: Undergraduate track (BSED), Master's


At A Glance

Full-time Faculty: 8

Full-time Faculty Identifying as Community Psychologists: 7

# of Students Admitted Each Year: 4

Available Student Assistantships: Tuition wavers for 5 years and graduate fellowships for 3 years are guaranteed.

The Program

 The program focuses on training researchers.

Community Psychology Faculty and Research Interests

  • immigration & refugees
  • community-based participatory research
  • critical community psychology
  • well-being
  • social justice
  • acculturation
  • developing culturally effective mental health interventions for people of color
  • forensic psychology
  • developing assessments & online interventions

RadioActive Podcast Episodes:   

Refugees, Migration, Acculturation and Traumatic Stress – Dina Birman

Surfacing and Shifting Power – Scot Evans

What is Community Psychology? – Laura Kohn-Wood

Dismantling the Caricature of “Other” – Ashmeet Oberoi

The Road to You Know Where is Paved with Good Intentions – Ed Tricket