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Kenneth E. Carter, PhD, ABPP

Ken Carter PhD, ABPP earned his BA from Emory University in 1989 and PhD from the University of Michigan in 1993. Additionally, he received postdoctoral training at both Alliant and Fairleigh Dickinson Universities. Currently, he is a Professor of Psychology at Emory University. Dr. Carter has lectured across the United States as well as acting as a consultant and expert for: NPR, BBC, CNN, NBC News, and The Wall Street Journal.


Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

University of Michigan
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology

August 1989 - May 1993
Ann Arbor, Michigan

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University of Michigan
A.M. in Clinical Psychology

August 1989 - December 1990
Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Emory University
B.A. in Psychology

August 1987 - May 1989
Atlanta, Georgia

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Oxford College of Emory University
A.A.

August 1985 - May 1987
Oxford, Georgia

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POST DOCTORAL
TRAINING

Fairleigh Dickenson University
Postdoctoral M.S. in Clinical
Psychopharmacology

August 2006 - May 2007
Teaneck, New Jersey

Alliant International University
Clinical Psychopharmacology

May 2005 - August 2006
San Francisco, California

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CERTIFICATIONS Licensed Psychologist #1886 State of Georgia
American Board of Professional Psychology
Board Certified in Clinical Psychology
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APPOINTMENTS Oxford College of Emory University

Professor of Psychology

September 2012 - Present
Oxford, GA

Oxford College of Emory University
Associate Professor of Psychology

September 2000 - September 2012
Oxford, GA

Oxford College of Emory University
Assistant Professor of Psychology

September 1994 - September 2000
Oxford, GA

Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention
Senior Research Scientist, Epidemic
Intelligence Service

August 1993 - August 1994
Atlanta, GA

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ADMINISTRATIVE
EXPERIENCE

Co-Chair, Oxford Forward Task Force
Office of the Provost, Emory University

2015 - Present

President (Elect and Past), Senate
Emory University

2009 - 2011

Chair (Elect and Past) Faculty Council
Emory University

2009 - 2011

Chair, History and Social Sciences
Oxford College, Emory University

2006 - 2007

Editor in Chief, Journal of Cognitive-
Affective Learning

Oxford College, Emory University

2003 - 2008

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SERVICE Selected Oxford College and Emory University Service

Oxford QTM Search Advisory Committee (Chair) 2013-2014
Provost Search Advisory Committee 2012-2013
Oxford Faculty Advisory Committee 2010-2014
University Faculty Council Executive Committee 2010-2011
Provost Faculty Advisory Committee 2010-2011
Faculty Advisory Board | Emory Board of Trustees (chair) 2010-2011
Oxford College Faculty Advisory Committee 2010-2011
Oxford College Honors Implementation Committee 2010-2011
University Academic Leadership Committee 2010-2011
University Faculty Counselors Committee 2010-2011
University Faculty Council 2007-2009
Oxford Anthropology Search Advisory Committee (chair) 2007-2008
University Senate 2007-2009
Oxford College Dean Search Advisory Committee 2004-2005
University Teaching Fund Committee 2001-2007
Previous service include: Emory Ethics Center Board of Advisors, Advisory
Council on Teaching, Emory Master Teacher Program, Faculty Advisory Board
of the Emory University Board of Trustees (chair), Search Advisory Committee
for Director of Student Activities, Search Advisory Committee for Director of
Counseling Center, Information and Technology Committee (Chair), Library
and Visual Aids Committee (Chair), Advisory Council for Teaching Learning
and Professional Development (member), Faculty Development Committee,
Campus Life Committee (Chair), Oxford Institutional Review Board (Chair),
Advisory Council for Teaching Learning and Professional Development

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COURSES TAUGHT Introduction to Psychology
Clinical Psychopharmacology
Research Methods in Psychology
Personality of Theories
Psychopathology
Clinical Practicum in Psychology
Special Topics in Psychology (Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology).

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CLINICAL
EXPEREINCE AND
TRAINING

Clinical Supervisor, Positive Impact Health Centers
August 2010 - present
Clinical Supervisor, Emory University Psychological Center
August 1996 - Spring 2000
Training, evaluation, and clinical responsibility for psychology graduate
students at Emory’s University sponsored practicum site. Included assessment,
intervention, and ethical aspects of psychological practice.
Psychotherapist, Atlanta Center for Cognitive Therapy
October 1993 - October 1995
Mark Gilson, Ph.D., Supervisor
Individual couples and group psychotherapy. Involved in training program in
cognitive-behavior and interpersonal psychotherapy as well as
psychoeducational outreach activities.
Intern Psychologist, University of Michigan Mood Disorders Program
Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical Center
July 1992 - July 1993
James Coyne, Ph.D., Supervisor
Provided patient evaluation, individual and couples therapy in an outpatient
unit serving a full range of patients with affective disorders including persons
with unipolar and bipolar disorders. Participated in several aspects of ongoing
collaborative research projects. Utilization of a variety of psychological and
psychosocial assessment tools including the Structured Clinical Interview for
the DSM-III-R (SCID) and Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression. Participated
in research and methodological discussions and clinical conferences.
Intern Psychologist, Counseling Services, University of Michigan, Ann
Arbor, Michigan
May 1991 - May 1992
Jerry Dowis, Ph.D., Supervisor
Susan Krantz, Ph.D., Supervisor
Provided long and short term counseling for a diverse population of
undergraduate and graduate students. Performed initial intake assessment, crisis
management, treatment, and referral for walk-in and scheduled clients.
Received supervision individually and in a group setting. Explored professional
development and clinical issues in weekly team meetings. Organized and
presented outreach activities in residence halls.

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SELECTED MEDIA
INTERVIEWS

Speaker, consultant, and panel participant for events and organizations at the
local level and national level including: NPR, BBC, CNN, Reader’s Digest, The
Atlanta Journal, The Wall Street Journal, BottomLine, NBC News (Today
Show), and the Connect With Kids (CWK) Network.

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SELECTED INVITED
TALKS

Invited talks and trainings on psychological concepts such as thrill-seeking,
psychopharmacology, and psychopathology at the local level and national level
including: US Army Medical Command at Fort Bragg, Good Therapy.com,
Howard University Counseling Service, PeaceWay Counseling and Mediation
Services, Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy and Education, East Texas
Behavioral Healthcare Network, Phoenix House Clinics, Anchor Hospital,
Crescent Pines Hospital, Georgia State University Counseling Center, Positive
Impact Clinics, Columbia County Department of Human Services, United
States Army Family Advocacy Program, Pennsylvania Department of
Corrections, Eagle Ranch, Burke Center, Bluebonnet Trails Community
Services, Behavioral Health Professionals of Northwest Ohio, Martin Army
Community Hospital at Fort Benning, Oxford College Counseling and Career
Services

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SCHOLARSHIP Carter, K. (forthcoming). Buzz! Understanding Thrill Seekers and the High
Sensation Seeking Personality. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications
Carter, K., Seifert, C. (2017). Learn psychology: An introduction Revised
First Edition. Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.
Carter, K., & Seifert, C. (2013). Navigate Scenarios: Learn Psychology
GameScape. Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.
Carter, K.E. & Smith, C. (August, 2013). Synaptic snacks: Using food to
teach neuroscience. Poster presented at the American Psychological
Association Convention, Honolulu, HI.
Hardy, J.A., Friginal, E., Römer, U., & Carter, K.E. (January, 2013).
Understanding the ‘personality’ of psychology student writing. Poster presented
at the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Pete Beach, FL.
Carter, K.E. (August, 2012). The revised classroom learning assessment
survey (CLAS). Poster presented at the American Psychological Association
Convention, Orlando, FL.
Carter, K., Seifert, C. (2012). Instructors guide to Learn psychology: An
introduction. Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.
Carter, K., Seifert, C. (2012). Learn psychology: An introduction. Boston,
MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.


Carter, K.E., Pearcy, S, & Hobbs, S (2011, February). Teaching the drugs &
behavior/psychopharmacology course: Challenges & solutions. Paper
presented at the 23nd Southeastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology,
Atlanta, GA.
Giordano, P., Maxwell, S., Carter, K. (2011, February). Teaching
undergraduate courses in clinical or counseling: Challenges & solutions.
Paper presented at the 23nd Southeastern Conference on the Teaching of
Psychology, Atlanta, GA.
Carter, K. & Howard. E. (November 2010). Customizing and Enhancing
Content to Achieve Learning Objectives. Vista Workshop. MBS, St. Louis,
MO.
Carter, K., (2010, November) Ethics in Clinical Practice when Working with
Clients taking Medication. Invited talk at The Psychology Clinic for
Assessment, Therapy, and Research, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.
Carter, K., McKibben-Sanders, J, & Nunez, A. (2010). Duloxetine for
generalized anxiety disorder (protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic
Reviews 2010. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008339
Carter, K. (2009). Philosophy for psychopharmacologists [Review of the book
Philosophy of psychopharmacology, by Dan J. Stein]. PsycCRITIQUES,
54(31). doi: 10.107/a0016349
Carter, K. (2007). The practice guidelines of the fellows of the American
Neuropsychiatric Association [Review of the book Guide to neuropsychiatric
therapeutics, by C. Edward Coffey, Thomas W. McAllister, & Jonathan M.
Silver (Eds.)]. PsycCRITIQUES, 52(48). doi: 10.1037/a0009046
Carter, K., Ojo, R, Sachwana, M. (2007). Bupropion for depression (protocol).
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007. doi:
10.1002/14651858CD006720
Carter, K. (2006, January). The classroom learning assessment scale. Poster
presented at the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St.
Petersburg Beach, FL.
McNeill K., Haines, B., & Carter. K. E. (2005). Supporting new models for
scholarly publishing: A “blueprint” for launching an open access journal. In H.
Thompson (Ed.), Twelfth National Conference of the Association of College
and Research Libraries (pp. 196-201). Chicago: American Library Association
2005.
Carter, K. E. (2004, October). Outlets for the scholarship of teaching and
learning. Panel presentation presented at the Georgia Governor’s Teaching


Fellows Reunion and Conference, Athens, GA.
Carter, K. E. (2004, October). Journal of Cognitive Affective Learning.
Keynote address at the Georgia Governor’s Teaching Fellows Reunion and
Conference, Athens, GA.
Carter, K. E. , McNeill K. & Haines, B. (2004, October). Open access and
digital preservation. Symposium presented in Atlanta, GA.
Carter, K. E. (2004, August). Famous last words: Professor’s casual
comments and student anxiety. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the
American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.
Haines, B., McNeil K., & Carter, K. (2004, April). The Journal of Cognitive
Affective Learning. Poster presented at the 5th Colloquium on the Scholarship
of Teaching and Learning, San Diego, CA.
Lewis, S., Carter, K., & Patrick, H (2004). Assessing impact: Self-assessment.
In B.L. Cambridge (Ed.), Campus progress: Supporting the scholarship of
teaching and learning (pp. 151-154). Washington, D.C., The American
Association for Higher Education.
Carter, K. E. (2004, January). The grim sleeper: Five sleep disorders that
make for scary slumbering. mental_floss magazine 3(1).
Lewis, S. A., Carter, K. (2003, August). An analysis of classroom activity
assessment. Poster presented at the Society for the Teaching of Psychology,
American Psychological Association Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Lewis, S. L., & Carter, K. (2003, January). Finding the time to study our
teaching: Where and how to begin. Participant idea exchange at the National
Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg Beach, FL.
Carter, K. E. (2003, January). Exam comments and student distress. Poster
presented at the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology St.
Petersburg Beach, FL.
Carter, K. (1999). Student study guide companion website to Psychology 6/e
by Wade and Tavris. Prentice Hall. URL http://www.prenhall.com/wade.html
Carter, K. (1997, August). A contextual approach to the assessment of coping.
In J. Cranford & K. Carter (Chairs), Contextual influences on coping: Recent
theoretical and empirical advances. Symposium conducted at the 104th annual
meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
Carter, K. (1996, August). The red flag of smoking II: Smoking as a risk
marker for sexual behaviors in adolescence. Poster presented at the 104th
annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario,
Canada.


Carter, K., Coyne, J. C., & Sonnega, J. R. (1995, August). Martial style and
coping with congestive heart failure: A couples perspective. In S. Mann
(Chair), Marital illness and interaction. Symposium conducted at the 103rd
annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY.

Sonnega, J. R., Coyne, J. C. & Carter, K. E. (1995, August). Me-ness and we-
ness: Marital congruence in coping with congestive heart failure. In S. Mann

(Chair), Marital illness and interaction. Symposium conducted at the 103rd
annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY.
Prince J. E., Gilson, M. & Carter K. E. (1995, January). Practice changes for
the new clinical climate. Workshop presented at the 1995 Midwinter
Convention of the Georgia Psychological Association, Amelia Island, FL.
Carter, K. E., Anda, R. F., Escobedo, L. E., & Casper, M. L. (1994, August).
Smoking as a risk marker for suicidal behaviors in adolescence. Poster
presented at the 102nd annual meeting of the American Psychological
Association, Los Angeles, CA.
Coyne, J. C., Sonnega, J. R., & Carter, K. E. (1993, August). Couples coping
with congestive heart failure: A contextual approach. In J. Harvey (Chair),
Coping with major stressors and trauma. Symposium conducted at the 101st
annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.
Spenser, S., Carter, K. E., & Steele, C. M. (1993, August). Increasing
African-American’s academic performance by reducing vulnerability to
stereotype evaluation. In E. Wurf (Chair) Social cognition and attribution.
Symposium conducted at the 101st annual meeting of the American
Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Carter, K. E. (1992, August). Subverting stigma vulnerability in a wise
environment. In J. Jonetis (Chair), Psychological mediators of academic
underachievement and intervention programs. Symposium conducted at the
centennial meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington,
D.C.
Carter, K. E., (1992, June). Stigma vulnerability. Paper presented at the
Conference of International Social Psychology, Warsaw, Poland.
Carter, K. E. (1989, April). Benefits of emotional intimacy. Paper presented at
the meeting of the Georgia Undergraduate Sociological Association, Atlanta,
GA.
Carter, K. E. (1988, January). Perceived stress and emotional intimacy. Paper
presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Sociological Association,
Gainesville, GA.

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PROFESSIONAL
AFFILIATIONS

American Psychological Association
Association for Psychological Science
APA Division 2: Teaching of Psychology
Neuroscience Education Institute
American Association for the Advancement of Pharmocotherapy
American Board of Professional Psychology