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Rhee, Soo H Associate Professor


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research overview

  • My research areas are the development and etiology of substance use disorders and externalizing disorders, and the comorbidity among these disorders.


  • development and etiology of substance use disorders and psychiatric disorders, comorbidity among substance use disorders and psychiatric disorders


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courses taught

  • PSYC 3102 - Behavioral Genetics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2021
    Introduces the basic principles of genetics, covers how these principles can be used in the study of behavior, and evaluates the evidence for genetic influences on behavioral characteristics.
  • PSYC 4541 - Special Topics in Psychology- Social Science
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Examines individual or social dimensions of human behavior. Students will develop expertise in basic theories, as well as in measurement techniques and data interpretation regarding issues of societal significance. Students will consider applications of that knowledge, ranging from the development of new theory to solving problems. Particular section content is determined by instructor. PSYC 4541 and/or PSYC 4551 may be taken 3 times with different topics, for a total of 9 credits
  • PSYC 5112 - Concepts in Behavioral Genetics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2020
    Examines selected topics in greater detail than is possible in the comprehensive undergraduate course in behavioral genetics (PSYC 3102). Topics covered may include inheritance of behavioral characteristics from perspectives of pharmacogenetics, transmission genetics, biochemical genetics, and evolutionary genetics. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours. Instructor consent required.
  • PSYC 5423 - Research Problems in Clinical Psychology
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Provides an overview of fundamental research methods relevant to clinical psychology, including literature synthesis, hypothesis formulation and study design, measure selection, and data analysis. Students will gain specific experience writing scientific papers and funding proposals. Instructor consent required.
  • PSYC 6603 - Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021
    Covers a range of topics important for professional development in clinical psychology, including preparation and delivery of research presentations, preparation of grant proposals/manuscripts and practicum experience (i.e., interviewing and assessment, treatment planning, intervention and documentation). Intended to prepare students for careers as research scientists and clinicians. May be repeated up to 10 total credit hours. Instructor consent required.


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