Dr. Patricia Weldon

Assistant Professor
Phone: 570-348-6282
Office: LAC81F
Department: School of Social Work & Administrative Studies

Dr. Weldon completed her doctorate at the University at Albany School of Social Welfare.  Her dissertation examined the influence that social supports and cultural traditions had on post-tramatic growth in adult Haitian immigrants who survived the 2010 earthquake.  She received her MSW from Boston College and a BA from Boston University.

Tricia's research interests include psychological trauma, crisis intervention, post-traumatic growth, individual and community resilience and cultural issues related to how people understand and place meaning on traumatic events.  Tricia has extensive clinical experience which influences her teaching and research.