Cathy Lau-Barraco, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology, Old Dominion University
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
Health Psychology (formerly Applied Psychological Science) Ph.D. Program
Experimental Psychology M.S. Program

Research Interests

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).