Laura Kati Corlew

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Title
Associate Professor of Psychology
Telephone
(207) 262-7752
Address

Lewiston Hall Room 223
UMA Bangor Campus

Bio

Dr. Corlew joined the UMA Social Science Program faculty in 2014. She teaches a variety of courses in Psychology (PSY) and Social Science (SSC). She has served as Faculty Coordinator of Civic Engagement since 2015, and has coordinated UMA campus community gardens and advised UMA garden clubs since 2016. She is currently the Coordinator of the UMA Bangor Community Garden and Labyrinth.

Dr. Corlew’s areas of interest and expertise include the psychology of disaster and climate change, poverty, food insecurity, discrimination, and social justice. Students are invited to engage in research and community work through the Psychology in Context Student Research Lab (PiC Lab), which Dr. Corlew founded in 2019.

Dr. Corlew also serves as the Coordinator for the Trauma-Informed Emergency Management graduate program, launching Fall 2021.


Education

2010-2012  – Ph.D. in Community and Cultural Psychology
Department of Psychology, University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa Hawaiʻi

2009-2011  – Graduate Certificate in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance
Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa

2007-2009  – M.A. in Community and Cultural Psychology
Department of Psychology, University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa

2008 – Quentin Burdick Rural Health Practicum
East Hawaii Community Mental Health Center – Honokaʻa Clinic

1997-2002 – B.S. in Psychology
Department of Psychology, Middle Tennessee State University. Minors: Spanish, Speech Communication

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