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Michelle Suzanne Hanby, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology, Sociology and Social Work, Community Development Initiatives

Assistant Professor
M.S. Program Director, Counseling Psychology, Research Director of Community Development Initiatives
  • Ph.D. (2008) Clinical Psychology, Developmental-Clinical specialization, University of Maine
  • M.A. (2005) Psychology, University of Maine
  • B.S. (2001) Psychology, Virginia Tech           
  • Undergraduate: Abnormal Psychology
  • Graduate: Psychopathology, Counseling Theories and Applications, Psychological Assessment, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy             

My interests lie in the prevention and treatment of aggressive and disruptive behavior in children and adolescents. In particular, I am interested in improving the implementation of evidence-based practices for disruptive behavior problems. My main interests are in:

  1. increasing parent engagement and acceptability of treatment
  2. improving the accessibility and availability of services.                 
  • Hanby, M.S.R., Fales, J., Nangle, D.W., Serwik, A.K., & Hedrick, U. (in press). Social Anxiety as a Predictor of Dating Aggression. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
  • Rivera, M.S., Nangle, D.W., & (2012). Peer interventions. In R.J.R. Levesque (Ed.), Encyclopedia of adolescence. New York: Springer.
  • Canady, B.E., Rivera, M.S., Gerdes, J.  Ford, A., Johnson, K., & Nayak, N. (2011). Developing cultural awareness during internship: Teaching how to learn about communities. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 5, 30-37.
  • Rivera, M.S., Dickstein, S., Seifer, R., Shepard-Umaschi, S. (2011, May).  A New Look at the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale – Revised. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Psychological Science, Washington, DC. 
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