Professor Mary deYoung

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Contact

Professor Mary deYoung
2154 AuSable Hall
deyoungm@gvsu.edu
616-331-3428

Education

Western Michigan University
Ph.D. Sociology

Western Colorado University, Grand Junction
D.A. Criminology

University of Chicago
M.A. Social Sciences/Psychology

Fields

Trauma, Madness, Moral Panics

Courses

Perspectives on Madness
Child Maltreatment

Current Research Interests

Trauma, the social history of madness, collective relations such as moral panics

Biography

A social-psychologist, Professor deYoung is interested in trauma, the social history of madness, and collective reactions such as moral panics. She has published extensively on the nexus between trauma, culture and memory, and has presented scholarly papers both in this country and abroad. She is active in community organizations, and has testified often as an expert witness on sexual victimization. Prof. deYoung also is a Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress (B.C.E.T.S.).



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