Carl W. Lejuez
Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Carl W. Lejuez is the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Connecticut, and Professor in Psychology.
Provost Lejuez received his M.A. and Ph.D., both in clinical psychology, from West Virginia University. As a first-generation college student, he earned his B.A. in psychology from Emory University. Prior to UConn, he served at the University of Kansas as the dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences for two years, then interim provost and executive vice chancellor for an additional two years. He spent most of his academic career at the University of Maryland, where he was a professor of psychology, the founding director of the Center for Addictions, Personality and Emotions Research, and an associate dean of research for the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences. His other academic positions have included assistant research professor at Brown University, and visiting faculty at the Yale Child Study Center.
His academic home at UConn is the Department of Psychological Sciences and he maintains an active research program. Trained as a clinical psychologist, his work focuses on depression, addiction, and personality disorders with a key goal of developing behavioral treatments for individuals from marginalized and underserved populations in the U.S. and abroad. He is the co-editor of the Cambridge University Press Handbook of Personality Disorders, which was published in spring of 2020.
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