Dr. Paul Flaspoher is an assistant professor of clinical psychology at Miami University. He received a Ph.D. in Clinical-Community Psychology from the University of South Carolina and has a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Xavier University. In addition to applied work in community development and program evaluation, Paul’s research interests are in two complementary areas: basic prevention research on coping mechanisms and the development of social, emotional, and academic competencies in early childhood and applied research and evaluation with school- and community-based efforts to enhance the education, health, and well-being of children and families. Paul currently teaches courses in Community Psychology to graduate and undergraduate students. As a Peace Corps Volunteer, Paul taught Mathematics, English, and Science to high school students in the West African countries of Ghana and Liberia.