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Woodward, Lucinda
Assistant Professor

Email: Luwoodwa@ius.edu
Primary Phone: 812-941-2365
Secondary Phone: None

Lucinda Woodward is a professor of Psychology and International Studies at Indiana University Southeast. Her research focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder among Liberian civil war survivors. She has worked extensively with trauma counseling of Liberians living in a refugee camp in Ghana, West Africa where she implemented a treatment and reintegration program for former Liberian child soldiers. Lucinda is director of international programs at IU Southeast; every other year she takes students to Ghana, West Africa where she conducts field research on PTSD.

Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology M.A. in Social Psychology B.A. in English


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Companion animals and attachment
Category: Personality profiles
Sub Category: People to People
A/V Requirements: Computer with DVD/VCR and Projector

Research has focused on the interpersonal circumplex model of personality and human/pet relationships. Research also includes the perceived attributes of different dog breeds as assessed by humans.
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War survivors
Category: Africa
Sub Category: Our World
A/V Requirements: Computer with DVD/VCR and Projector

Extensive research on the psychological impact of war on civilians and child soldiers from Liberia.
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