Cathy Lau-Barraco, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor , Department of Psychology
Director, Behavioral Alcohol & Related Studies Laboratory (BARS Lab)
Education & Training
Ph.D. - Clinical Psychology, University of Central Florida
Postdoctoral Training - Research Institute on Addictions, SUNY Buffalo
Licensed Psychologist (New York #017852)
ODU Program Affiliation
Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology
Applied Experimental Psychology Ph.D. Program
Experimental Psychology M.S. Program
My research focuses broadly on the psychosocial determinants of and intervention for problematic alcohol and other substance use, with a particular emphasis on the emerging adulthood developmental period (i.e., 18 to 25 years). Read more.