Kathryn Howell, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Memphis. She received her doctoral degree from the University of Michigan Clinical Psychology program and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Howell has extensively studied interventions for women and children who have experienced violence and other adversities, including the examination of risk and resilience pathways. Her research on resilience examines individual, relational, and community factors contributing to adaptive functioning. She currently serves as Associate Editor for the APA journal, Psychology of Violence and she is a licensed clinical psychologist with health service provider designation in the state of Tennessee.