Dr. Maya Rookard-McPherson

Maya Rookard-McPherson, Ph.D.

  • College: College of Arts and Sciences
  • Department: Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Associated Majors and Graduate Programs: Psychology (Traditional or Online)
  • Maya.Rookard-McPher@fvsu.edu
  • 478-825-6638
  • Office Location: Bond 134

MAYA ROOKARD-McPHERSON, PH.D.

Dr. Rookard-McPherson, a United States Air Force veteran and native of South Carolina with 15 years of experience in the field, is a Psychological Anthropologist whose work to date has focused on research, education, and acute psychology. Her doctoral research and writing was centered in the self-perceived stress/well-being of Correctional Officers within the State Correctional System.

MAYA ROOKARD-McPHERSON, PH.D.

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Mercer University, 2019.

M.S., Troy University, 2009.

B.S., Columbia College, 2006.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Collaborative Learning Pedagogy, Abnormal Psychology & Psychological Care, Race & Gender Relations in Psychology, Critical Thinking and Mental Development.