Department of Psychology

University of Mississippi

Carey Bernini Dowling

Instructional Assistant Professor of Psychology

Field: Clinical Psychology

Phone: (662) 915-6686 |


Ph. D., Stony Brook University, 2011
M.A., Stony Brook University, 2008
B.A., James Madison University, 2003

Research Areas:

  • Promotion of optimal development of children and adolescents
  • Parenting and its impact on the development of externalizing behavior disorders in children
  • Prevention of externalizing behavior disorders, including parenting interventions
  • Effective parenting strategies, especially preemptive parenting strategies
  • Dissemination of effective parenting strategies as primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention
  • Assessment of parenting
  • Teaching strategies for undergraduate education

Courses Taught:

  • Life-Span Development
  • Psychology of Parenting
  • Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
  • Child Development
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Survey in Developmental Psychology
  • Implications and Applications of Psychological Studies
  • Research and Writing in Psychology