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Daniel Trunk, Ph.D.

Adjunct faculty, School Psychology


School of Education and Health Sciences: Counselor Education and Human Services


Email: Daniel Trunk, Ph.D.
Raymond L. Fitz Hall, Room 629


Daniel Trunk, Ph.D., is a nationally certified school psychologist currently practicing in a public school district in southwest Ohio. He has more than 10 years of experience practicing in Pre-K to high school educational settings. He teaching classes in assessment, special education, and research methods. His research professional and research interests include educational leadership, special education law, organizational behavior, and mental health needs of students in K-12 and higher education settings.

Licensures and Certifications

  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist
  • Licensed School Psychologist by Ohio State Board of Education
  • Licensed School Psychologist by Ohio Board of Psychology

Selected Publications

Russo, C. J., & Trunk, D. J. (2021).  Suicide prevention during the COVID-19 crisis. Maintaining Safe Schools, 27(9), 4-5.  

Trunk, D. J., Russo, C. J., & Trammel, J. (2020). Disability stigma on campuses: Helping students with psychiatric impairments to succeed. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 33(2), 115-128.  

Trunk, D. J., Russo, C. J., & Webb, J. (2020). Consider these strategies to end sexting. School Law Briefings, 23(12), 4. 

Trunk, D. J. (2017). Review of DSM-5 diagnosis in the schools by R. M. Tobin & A. E. House. Education Review, 24.  

Fogle-Young, E. M., Franco, S. D., Jesse, E. M., Kondritz, B., Maxam, L., McGrew, H., McMillen, C., Ridenour, C. S., & Trunk, D. J. (2017). Served through service: Undergraduate students’ experiences in community engaged learning at a Catholic Marianist university. Journal of Catholic Education, 20(2), 126-153.

Trunk, D. J., Russo, C. J., & Osborne, A. G. (2017). Preventing tragedies before they occur: The need for suicide prevention programs in schools. Education Law into Practice, 339(1), 1-10.

Trunk, D. J., & Russo, C. J. (2016). Suicide prevention hinges on partnerships, awareness. Maintaining Safe Schools, 22(10), 6. 

Russo, C. J., & Trunk, D. J. (2016). Proactive strategy, education combat school hazing. Maintaining Safe Schools, 22(9), 4.

Davies, S. C., Trunk, D. J., & Kramer, M. M. (2014). Traumatic brain injury and the transition to postsecondary education: Recommendations for student success. School Psychology Forum, 8(3) 168-181.