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Department of Psychology

University of Mississippi

Carey Bernini Dowling

Carey Bernini Dowling
Clinical Faculty
Instructional Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of Undergraduate Studies Internship Coordinator
Peabody 201A
(662) 915-6686


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

Research Link

Dr. Dowling’s research interests are broadly related to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, the prevention of externalizing behavior problems through parenting interventions, and the promotion of optimal development in children, adolescents, and their families.

Research Areas:

  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Intervention and prevention efforts to maximize optimal development across the life-span
  • Effective parenting strategies, especially preemptive parenting strategies
  • Dissemination of effective parenting strategies as primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention

Courses Taught:

  • Psychology of Parenting
  • Learning
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • General Psychology

Dr. Dowling does not accept graduate students.