Keri Brown Kirschman

Assistant Professor; Chair; Director of the Undergraduate Program in Psychology
Full-Time Faculty
College of Arts and Sciences: Psychology


Dr. Kirschman received her Ph.D. in Clinical Child Psychology from The University of Kansas in 2003. She joined the UD faculty following a 2-year fellowship in pediatric psychology at the Columbus Children's Hospital. She teaches courses in child psychology and introduction to clinical psychology. Other teaching interests include developmental psychopathology, psychotherapy, and abnormal psychology. Dr. Kirschman began her term as department chair in July, 2014.


  • Ph.D. The University of Kansas, 2003

Research Interests

  • Pediatric injury prevention and health promotion
  • Psychosocial aspects of burn injury
  • Positive psychology and child development
  • Program evaluation

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