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Stacy Frazier

Title: Associate Professor

Office: AHC1 249

Phone: 305-348-4818


Curriculum Vitae

Department(s): Psychology, Center for Children and Families

Stacy Frazier, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Center for Children and Families in the Department of Psychology at Florida International University. She directs a program of community-partnered and inter-agency children’s mental health services research focused on strengthening supports to schools and after school programs serving youth in neighborhoods characterized by resource poverty, gun violence, and food and housing insecurity. Extending the task-shifting literature to after school time, Dr. Frazier’s current studies are designed to support after school recreation staff to leverage teachable moments for youth to practice life and leadership skills related to communication, emotion regulation, and problem solving.  


  • B.A. Colgate University (Major: Psychology)
  • A.M. University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy Studies (Major: Child and Family Policy)
  • Ph.D. Indiana University, Psychology (Major: Clinical Science)
  • Internship: University of Chicago Hospital Department of Psychiatry
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship: NIMH T32 Fellowship in Urban Children’s Mental Health and HIV Prevention

Research Areas

  • Urban poverty and educational / health disparities 
  • Task-shifting and workforce development in community after school programs
  • Youth mental health promotion in non-specialty settings