Log In

Carolyn Marie West Edit Profile

educator , Psychologist , writer

Carolyn Marie West, American psychologist, educator, writer. Achievements include research in University of Washington, Tacoma Founder's Endowment Grant, 1998 ($5, 000). Recipient Outstanding Young Women of America Award, 1997, Outstanding Research Award in the Field of Domestic Violence in the African American Community, University of Minnesota, 2000.

Background

West, Carolyn Marie was born on January 14, 1964 in St. Louis. Daughter of Georgia Mae West.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Missouri, St. Louis, 1994.

Career

Predoctoral intern University Notre Dame Counseling Center, South Bend, Indiana, 1993—1994. Postdoctoral clinical and teaching fellowship Illinois State University Counseling Center/Psychology Department, Normal, Illinois, 1994—1995. Postdoctoral research fellow University New Hampshire Family Research Laboratory, Durham, New Hampshire, 1995—1997.

Associate professor, psychology University Washington, Tacoma, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in University of Washington, Tacoma Founder's Endowment Grant, 1998 ($5, 000).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author (editor): (book) Violence in the Lives of Black Women: Battered Black and Blue, 2002 (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Research Supplement ($63, 443), 2003), essay.

Membership

Researcher Governor Domestic Violence Action Group, Seattle, 2001—2002. Steering committee member Pierce County Commission Against Domestic Violence, Tacoma, 2000—2003. Member of American Psychological Association, Psychology for Women in Psychology (governing board member 1993-1996).

Connections

father:
Georgia Mae West. West