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Div. 37 President

rodriguez-christina Christina M. Rodriguez is a professor of clinical psychology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her research has investigated theoretical and methodological advances in understanding mothers’ and fathers’ risk to engage in physical abuse that would inform prevention and intervention programs. Her research and clinical interests focus on prevention, particularly concentrating on at-risk and abusive parenting and family violence, simultaneously considering the impact of such family violence on children’s socioemotional development.

Dr. Rodriguez earned her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Florida and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Tennessee, Memphis. She began her academic career at the University of Otago in New Zealand, followed by work at the University of Utah and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is a Fellow of the APA, serves on several journal editorial boards, and is an elected member of the APA Board for Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest.

Last updated: January 2022Date created: March 2013
Membership in Division 37