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Diane R. Follingstad

Distinguished Professor Emerita
Department of Psychology
University of South Carolina


Dr. Follingstad, a Professor and ABPP in Forensic Psychology, earned her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado in 1974. Dr. Follingstad specializes in the areas of:

  • psychology and law
  • physical violence in adult relationships
  • psychological aggression
  • victimology
  • adult therapy and diagnostics
  • psychology of women

Since retiring from the University of South Carolina, Dr. Follingstad has moved to an Endowed Chair at the Center for Research on Violence Against Women at the University of Kentucky. As of July 1, 2008, Dr. Follingstad's home will be in the Department of Psychiatry at the Unviersity of Kentucky.