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Department ofPsychology


Get to know Dr. Westley Clark!

Dr. Westley Clark, Dean’s Executive Professor, holds appointments in Public Health and, since 2015, also in Psychology. He is teaching classes such as American Health Systems, Evidence Based Public Health, Health Policy, and Psychology of Organizations. His research focuses on understanding cocaine and alcohol abuse. He recently published an article together with former Psychology and Public Health double major Matt Davis. In 2018, Matt Davis wrote about his yearlong research program with professor Dr. Westley Clark:

“Over the last year, I worked closely with Dr. H. Westley Clark. During my mentorship with him, we co-authored several publications together, one of which was even featured as the cover article of a journal [see link above]. In addition to the publications, I attended several talks he gave across the Bay Area and networked with leading professionals in the addiction community. The countless hours I've spent working with Dr. Clark have been enriching and empowering, and have expanded my knowledge in unbelievable ways. As a result of my time with him, I now have a clear direction of what I want for my life, and know the actionable steps I must take to accomplish it. I am incredibly grateful to have had these life-changing experiences over this past year.”

We are so grateful to have Dr. Clark as a part of our Psychology Department Faculty.