Keith Herman, Ph.D.
Home Mizzou School: Education, School of Counseling Psychology
16 Hill Hall, Columbia MO
Dr. Herman is a Professor in the Department of Educational, School, & Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri. Dr. Herman primarily teaches doctoral coursework in the areas of parent behavior management, developmental psychopathology, and research design. Originally trained as a counseling psychologist at the University of Florida, Dr. Herman retrained in school psychology at the University of Oregon and also completed postdoctoral fellowships at Brown University and Johns Hopkins University. Before joining the department at Mizzou, he was a faculty member in the School of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. His research takes a prevention science approach to understanding, preventing, and treating child depression. He has developed a conceptual model describing social developmental pathways to child depression with an emphasis on modifiable aspects of schooling and parenting that contribute to children’s risk. This model has informed the development of school and family interventions for children who are depressed.
- Developmental Psychopathology and School Mental Health;
- Prevention and Treatment of Child Depression;
- Parent, Family, and School Interventions;
- Teacher Stress;
- Culturally Responsive Interventions