SAMPPL Lab Members
From Left: Meredith Bucher, Sri Nagarajan, Kendall Shrack, Anna James, Meg Becker, Julia Pennington, Micaela Hazlewood, Griffin Marslander, Taka Suzuki, Dr. Samuel (Alexa Banker, not pictured)
Doug Samuel is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at Purdue University. He is generally inerested in studying the intersection of personality and psychopathology, with a particular emphasis on how personality models can be used clinically. Before arriving at Purdue, he received his Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky under the mentorship of Thomas A. Widiger. He then moved to Connecticut where completed a clincal internship at Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital providing Dialectial Behavior Therapy and a post-doctoral fellowship within the Yale School of Medicine and the Veteran's Health Administration. Dr. Samuel originally hails from Indiana, growing up in Portage and getting his B.A. at Indiana University - Bloomington. In his spare time he enjoys watching college basketball, playing golf, and spending time with his wife, Michelle, and their daughters Alexis (7) and Olivia (3).
|Sarah Griffin, M.S.||
Sarah is a 6th-year graduate student in Clinical Psychology, who is currently on internship at the Yale - New Haven Psychiatric Hospital. She came to Purdue after completing her B.A. at Washington University in St. Louis.
S. A., & Samuel, D. B.
Closer Look at the Lower-Order Structure of
Griffin, S. A., Lynam, D. R., & Samuel, D. B. (in press). Understanding Representations of Impulsivity in Dimensional Models of Personality Pathology. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, & Treatment.
Griffin, S. A., Suzuki, T., Lynam, D. R., Crego, C., Widiger, T. A., Miller, J. D., & Samuel, D. B. (in press). Development and examination of hte Five Factor Model Obsessive Compulsive Inventory - Short Form. Assessment.
Samuel, D. B., Suzuki, T., & Griffin, S. A. (2016). Clinicians and Clients don't agree: Five implications for clinical science. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 125, 1001-1010.
Samuel, D. B., South, S.C., & Griffin, S.A. (2015). Factorial Invariance of the Five Factor Model Rating Form. Assessment, 22, 66-75.
|Taka Suzuki, M.S.||
Taka is a 5th-year graduate student in Clinical Psychology. He came to Purdue after completing his Master's Degree at Villanova University and his B.A. at Michigan State University.
Suzuki, T., Samuel, D. B., Pahlen, S., & Krueger, R. F. (2015). DSM-5 Alternative Personality Disorder Model Traits as Maladaptive Extreme Variants of the Five-Factor Model: An Item-Response Theory Analysis. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124, 343-354.
T., Griffin, S. A. & Samuel, D. B. (2017).
Capturing the DSM-5 alternative personality disorder traits in the
five-factor model's nomological net. Journal
of Personality, 85,
|Meredith Bucher, M.S.||
Meredith is a 3rd-year graduate student in Clinical Psychology. She came to Purdue after completing her Master's Degree at Ball State University and B.A. at Manchester College.
Bucher, M. A. & Samuel, D. B.
(under review). Development
of a short form of the Abridged Big Five-Dimensional Circumplex Model
to aid with the organization of personality traits.
Undergraduate Honors Students
Undergraduate Research Assistants
Undergraduate RA Alumni
2012 Lab Photo
Princess Wednesday Daniels-Porter
Melissa Davoust (Master's Student in
Global Health Sciences at Oxford
Amber Kinney (Master's Student in Counseling Psychology at Indiana
(Doctoral student in Clinical Psychology at the University
Olivia Trancik (Student at the IU School of Dentistry)
Katie Pendergast (Master's student at UT-Chattanooga)
Alicia Kerr (Doctoral student in biological in Translational Biology,
Medicine & Health at Virginia
Casey May (Doctoral student in Clinical Psychology
Brad Schlotter (Student at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law)
Fall 2013 Lab Photo
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