Deanna Hamilton, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor
412-365-1176
Eastside

Joined Chatham:  2006

ACADEMIC AREAS OF INTEREST

Positive Psychology, Psychological Well-Being, Innovative Teaching

PERSONAL AREAS OF INTEREST

Running, Raising my dog, Spending time with friends

EDUCATION
  • BA, Psychology & English Literature, Northwestern University (Evanston, IL), June 1997
  • MA, Clinical Developmental Psychology, Bryn Mawr College (Bryn Mawr, PA), May 2001
  • PhD, Clinical Developmental Psychology, Bryn Mawr College (Bryn Mawr, PA), May 2005
AWARDS 
  • Chatham University Buhl Professorship, 2019
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Educator Award, Chatham University 2018
  • 40 Under 40 Professors Who Inspire, NerdWallet 2015
  • Faculty Technology Fellow, Chatham University 2015-2017
ORGANIZATIONS
  • Association for Women in Psychology
  • American Psychological Association
  • Pennsylvania Psychological Association
PUBLICATIONS
  • Novalis, S. & Hamilton, D. (Spring 2020).  Suicide Awareness and Prevention for Occupational Therapy Practitioners.  Course book created for CE credits.  Elite Professional Education (formerly Western Schools).
  • Hamilton, D.  (2019).  Counseling Collegiate Student-Athletes:  Developmental Considerations. In MJ Loughran (Ed.), Counseling and Psychological Services for College Student-Athletes (p. 15-31). Morgantown, WV:  Fit Publishing.
  • Isacco, A., Sahker, E., Krinock, E., Sim, W., & Hamilton, D.  (2016).  How Religious Beliefs and Practices Influence the Psychological Health of Catholic Priests.  American Journal of Men’s Health, 10, 325-337.
  • Goreczny, A., Hamilton, D., Lubinski, L., & Pasquinelli, M.  (2015). Development of counselor self-efficacy across graduate training.  The Clinical Supervisor, 34(1), 78-97.
  • Loughran, M. J., Hamilton, D., & Magistro, C. (2014). Psychology ethics education in a peer-facilitated laboratory setting. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 8(4), 285-291.
PRESENTATIONS
  • Brinkman, B., Hamilton, D., Brinkman, K., Meade, K., & Deal, M. (March 2020).  Teachers’ perceptions of girls’ experiences of discrimination in schools.  Symposium Presentation at the annual conference of the Association for Women in Psychology, Austin, TX.
  • Brinkman, B. Hamilton, D., Brinkman, K.  (Feb 2019).  Constructing “Dangerous” Bodies: Dress Codes and the Sexualization of Girls.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Girls Studies Association, Notre Dame, IN.
  • Brinkman, B., Brinkman, K., & Hamilton, D.  (Dec 2018).  Hate Speech Protected as Free Speech: Barriers to Gender Equity in Schools.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Gender and Education Association, New Castle, Australia.
  • Yurish, L., Hamilton, D., & Deal, M.  (March 2018).  An Examination of the Relationship between Athletic Identity and Well-Being in Division III Female Athletes.  Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Women in Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.