Karen Meteyer, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and Director of Research in the Department of Clinical Psychology at Antioch University New England. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Dartmouth College and her M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Dr. Meteyer’s clinical and research interests center primarily on family dynamics and mental health. She is particularly focused on parenting and other family factors as they relate to developmental outcomes in children and emerging adults in different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. In addition, she has conducted research on alcohol consumption in college students with a focus on the role of protective behavioral strategies in the prediction of binge drinking and other negative consequences associated with drinking. Her research has been published in book chapters and journals including the Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, Fathering and Family Relations. Prior to joining the faculty at Antioch University New England, Dr. Meteyer was an Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Psychology at Rivier University. She is a licensed psychologist in New Hampshire. Dr. Meteyer is active as a teacher, researcher, and practicing clinician. She has worked in diverse clinical settings including inpatient hospitals, college counseling, and community mental health and maintains an outpatient clinical practice in addition to her academic and scholarly pursuits. As a teacher, she endeavors to bring course material to life and engage students in the learning process through the application of current research and clinical examples. In addition to her teaching, she is passionate about her role as a faculty advisor and mentor.