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Jeremy W. Pettit

Professor; Chair, Department of Psychology

Psychology; Center for Children and Families


Office: AHC1 249A

Phone: 305-348-1671

Email: jpettit@fiu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

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Dr. Pettit conducts research on depression, anxiety, and suicidal behaviors in childhood and adolescence. He has a particular interest in the course of depression, anxiety, and suicidal behaviors over time, including interpersonal and cognitive factors that contribute to the onset, maintenance, and recurrence of these behaviors. His research also focuses on the development and evaluation of interventions for these behaviors. Dr. Pettit is the author of two books and more than 100 research articles and book chapters. His research program is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.

Research Areas

  • Etiology and course of anxiety, depression and suicidal behaviors
  • Intervention development and evaluation
  • Prevention of suicidal behaviors

Education

  • PhD, Clinical Psychology Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
  • MA, Clinical Psychology Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
  • BA, Psychology Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN