Kevin R. Carriere, M.P.P., Ph.D. is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania. He received a B.A. in Psychology from Clark University, and a M.P.P. and Ph.D. in Psychology from Georgetown University. He completed his post-doctoral work through the James Marshall Fellowship Program as a Policy Advisor to Congresswoman Debra Haaland (D-NM-01). He also serves on SPSSI’s Policy Committee.
Dr. Carriere’s interests include protections of human rights and civil liberties, political reconciliation, social justice, labor unions as a means of engagement with policy and culture-changing process, and considerations of the policy problems of prison wages and fees. He also carries a line of work in theoretical psychology, examining the meaning-making processes of collective action, imagination of futures, and threat as a motivator for social activists. He is also the Editorial Director of Culture & Psychology.