L Kevin Chapman, PhD

Associate Professor

Director, Center for Mental Health Disparities

Education

  • B.S., Psychology, Centre College, 2000
  • M.S., Clinical Psychology, Eastern Kentucky University, 2002
  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, The University of Louisville, 2006

Research Interests

  • Assessment and treatment of anxiety and related disorders in African American adults and children
  • Factor structure of anxiety and related constructs in African American adults and children
  • Cultural factors in the etiology and maintenance of fears and phobias
  • Mental health and wellness in historically under-served families (ethnic and cultural minorities; the poor)

Selected Publications

  • Chapman, L. K., Petrie, J., Vines, L., & Durrett, E. (2012). The co-occurrence of anxiety disorders in African American parents and their children. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26, 65-70.
  • Owen, J. J., Chapman, L. K., Quirk, K., Inch, L. J., France, T., & Bergan, C. (in press). Processes of change in relationship education for lower-income African American couples. Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy.
  • Chapman, L. K., Vines, L., & Petrie, J. (2011). Fear factors: Cross validation of specific phobia domains in a community-based sample of African American adults. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25(4), 539-544.
  • Chapman, L. K., & Steger, M. F. (2010). Race and religion: Differential prediction of anxiety symptoms by religious coping in African American and European American young adults. Depression and Anxiety, 27, 316-322.
  • Chapman, L. K., Williams, S. R., Mast, B. T., & Woodruff-Borden, J. (2009). A confirmatory factor analysis of the Beck Anxiety Inventory in African American and European American young adults. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 387-392.
  • Chapman, L. K., Kertz, S. J., & Woodruff-Borden, J. (2009). A structural model analysis of psychological distress and perceived control on worry in among African American and European American young adults. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 69-76.
  • Chapman, L. K., & Woodruff-Borden, J. (2009). The impact of family functioning on anxiety symptoms on African American and European American young adults. Personality and Individual Differences, 47, 583-589.
  • Chapman, L. K., Kertz, S. J., & Zurlage, M., & Woodruff-Borden, J. (2008). A confirmatory factor analysis of specific phobia domains in African American and Caucasian American young adults. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 22 (5), 763-771.
  • Meyer, B., Chapman, L. K., & Weaver, C. (2008). Case studies in Abnormal Behavior (8th ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Harvison, K. W., Chapman, L. K., Ballash, N. G., & Woodruff-Borden, J. (2008). Anxiogenic patterns in mother-child interactions. Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 30 (2), 137-152.
  • Kertz, S. J., Smith, C. L., Chapman, L. K., & Woodruff-Borden, J. (2008). Maternal sensitivity and anxiety: Impact on child outcome. Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 30 (2), 153-171.

Courses Often Taught

  • PSYC 687 - Diversity, Clinical and Community and Clinical Outreach Skills and Research (Graduate)
  • PSYC 366 - Multicultural Psychology (WR) (Undergraduate)
  • PSYC 582 - Introduction to Clinical Psychology (Undergraduate)