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Phone: 606.783.2981
Email: g.corso@moreheadstate.edu
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DAVID OLSON, Associate Professor, Associate Professor
Program/Dept: Psychology
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
Contact Info:
440 Reed Hall
d.olson@moreheadstate.edu
Phone: 606.783.2987

Bio

Dr. David Olson received a B.S. in Psychology from Tulane University and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Oklahoma State University. Prior to joining the faculty at Morehead State, Dr. Olson practiced as a Clinical Psychologist for several years in Oklahoma. He is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Kentucky. Dr. Olson’s research interests center upon various personality dispositions, including narcissism, inhibitory and approach systems (BIS/BAS), and proneness to shame and guilt. He is particularly interested in the experience of danger and threat to self and the various interpersonal, affective, and cognitive responses to said threat. Dr. Olson serves as the Director of Clinical Training for the M.S. program in Clinical Psychology and currently teaches three graduate courses – Psychotherapy I, Marital and Family Therapy, and Personality Theories. He regularly teaches undergraduate classes in Personality and in Abnormal Psychology.

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