Kathleen Wade Reardon, PhD
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 Title: Assistant Professor
 Dept: Psychology
 Office: UN 715
 Phone: 216-687-2544
 Email: k.w.reardon@csuohio.edu
 Web: http://sciences.csuohio.edu/psychology/multimethod-as
sessment-personality-and-psychopathology-mapp-lab
 Blog: http://sites.northwestern.edu/kwreardon/
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. UN 715, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
psychology, clinical psychology, psychopathology, abnormal psychology, developmental psychopathology, personality, temperament, personality pathology, personality disorders, aggression, violence, risk taking, relational aggression, emotion regulation, emotion dysregulation, interpersonal problems, social skills, externalizing behaviors, leadership, open science, meta science, measure development, research methods
 
Education:
Ph.D., Psychology, Northwestern University, 2019
M.A., Psychology, University of Houston, 2014
B.S., Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 2010
 
Brief Bio:
Dr. Reardon joined the Department of Psychology at Cleveland State University as an Assistant Professor in 2021. She is a core faculty member in the Clinical Psychology specialization of the Master of Arts degree.

Previously, Dr. Reardon spent two years as the Madigan Family Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Family Institute at Northwestern University, working on research with Dr. Erika Lawrence and providing clinical services for children, adolescents, and adults.

She completed her APA-accredited pre-doctoral clinical internship at the Stony Brook University Consortium Internship Program during the 2018-2019 year.

She graduated from the Clinical Psychology doctoral program at Northwestern University in 2019; she started her graduate training at the University of Houston in 2012 under the supervision of Dr. Jennifer Tackett, and relocated with her mentor to Northwestern in time for the 2015-2016 school year.

Before that, Dr. Reardon completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Pittsburgh;  after graduation she worked as a research assistant for two years conducting home visits with participant families as a part of the Pitt Parents and Children Lab under the supervision of Dr. Daniel Shaw.
 
Honors and Awards:
2018 Preliminary Finalist, Smadar Levin Poster Award from the Society of Research in Psychopathology
2018 Graduate Student Travel Award, Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science
2017 Conference Travel Grant, The Graduate School, Northwestern University
2017-2018 Leadership Fellowship, Northwestern Center for Leadership
2012-2014 Presidential Graduate Fellowship (University Fellowship)
2012-2014 McGaughran Family Scholarship
2012-2013 Houston Endowment PhD Support (Departmental Fellowship)
 
Research Interests:
My research interests include understanding the intersection of personality and psychopathology, especially conduct problems, aggression, and personality pathology from a developmental psychopathology perspective. I focus on both on adaptive and maladaptive outcomes, with a particular emphasis on the use of relational or psychological aggression. I am interested in understanding and targeting transdiagnostic vulnerabilities for externalizing problems in youth. I am also very interested in leadership development and its potential relationship to traits that are also seen in personality pathology.

I have sustained methodological interests in psychometrics, including scale construction and validity. I also have a firm commitment to open science as evidenced by hosting my materials on the Open Science Framework and preregistering my hypotheses whenever possible.
 
Teaching Areas:
Personality, Clinical Science, Psychopathology, Research Methods, Clinical Assessment, Ethics
 
Professional Affiliations:
Association for Psychological Science
North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorder
Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science
Society for Research on Adolescence
Society for Research in Child Development
Society for Research in Psychopathology
Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology