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Monica Kearney

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Monica Kearney
Partner Faculty Fellow
Lecturer of Psychology
Thematic Cluster: Identity & Intersectionality
3123C Biology-Psychology Building

Monica Kearney holds a PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park and is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Maryland. Her research focuses on the relationship between gender roles and dating violence and college student’s abilities to recognize warning signs of dating violence. She is also interested in understanding Black women’s body image and exercise behaviors. Dr. Kearney has taught classes centering around developing basic helping skills, the psychology of women, multiculturalism in psychology, and understanding the experiences of men, the concept of masculinity, and the impact of gender roles on mental health.