Department of Psychology
 

Nnamdi Pole, PhD

 

General Information

Name: Nnamdi Pole, Ph.D.
License: Michigan Psychologist License #:012319
Home Address: 20 Paradise Road, Northampton, MA 01060
Home Telephone: (734) 347-6785
Office Address: Department of Psychology, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01060
Office Telephone: (413) 585-3936
FAX: (413) 585-3786
E-mail:  npole@email.smith.edu
Ethnic Background: African American
Citizenship: United States of America
Updated: September 19, 2008

Professional Interests


Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Psychophysiology, Police Stress, Emotion research,
Minority mental health, Psychotherapy process research

Academic Positions

2008-           
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Smith College

2006-2008           
Mentoring Faculty
NIMH Training Program in Violence and Mental Health Research
Institute for Research on Women and Gender

2001-2008           
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Michigan

1999-2001   
Visiting Scholar
Institute for Personality and Social Research
University of California, Berkeley

Education

2001
Postdoctoral Fellow
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Research Program
University of California, San Francisco
Department of Psychiatry

1999           
Ph.D., (Clinical) Psychology
University of California at Berkeley
Minor: Statistics
           
1995 
M.A., (Clinical) Psychology
University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, California
 
1992 
B.A., Psychology, Highest Honors
B.A., Biological Sciences,
Rutgers College, Rutgers University
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Honors and Awards

African American Mental Health Research Scientist Consortium (2007)
Selected to participate in an NIH funded workshop and program dedicated to increasing the number of African American independent investigators submitting NIH grants.

APA Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions by a Graduate Student (2003)
Prize awarded by the American Psychological Association in recognition of a record of sustained and outstanding contributions as a graduate student.

APA Kenneth and Mamie Clark Award (2002)
Prize awarded by the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students for outstanding contributions to the professional development of ethnic minority graduate students.

Anxiety Disorders Association of America Career Development Award (2002)
Prize awarded in a national competition of junior faculty members interested in anxiety disorders.

Sheldon J. Korchin Prize in Clinical Psychology (1997)
Prize awarded to the Berkeley dissertation proposal which best exemplifies the spirit of the Boulder Model, striving to blend clinical and research perspectives.

Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award (1997)
Annual award given to five Graduate Student Instructors in the Psychology Department on the basis of performance as viewed by both students and faculty.

Teaching Effectiveness Award (1997)
Winners of the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award were invited to submit essays describing an actual teaching problem, its solution, and the evaluation of the solution in a University-wide competition. Fifteen prizes were awarded.

First Place, APA Division 29 Student of Color Paper Competition (1996)
Award given in recognition of best paper submitted in a national contest. Papers were required to address an issue in minority mental health (e.g., intervention, assessment, training, research, etc.). My paper addressed training in ethnocultural competence.

First Place, Donald K. Freedheim Student Development Award (1995)
Award given by APA Division 29 (Psychotherapy) in recognition of the best paper submitted in a national contest. Papers were required to address an issue in psychotherapy (e.g., intervention, assessment, training, research, etc.). My paper addressed research on psychotherapy process.

Central Jersey Network of Black Women Outstanding Achievement Award (1994)
Award given in recognition of outstanding scholarship and leadership in Central New Jersey’s Black community.

American Psychological Association Honorary Minority Fellow (1993)
Awarded a three year fellowship in a national competition. Declined the fellowship because it conflicted with Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship.

Louise Patterson Academic Achievement Award (1993-1997)
Award given annually at UC Berkeley to African American students with outstanding academic achievement.

CIC Fellowship (1992)
Awarded a five year graduate fellowship in a national competition. Declined the award because it did not apply to UC Berkeley.

Highest honors in psychology (1991)
Distinction offered on the basis of outstanding honors thesis.

Dean's Award for Excellence (1991)
Award given by the Dean of Rutgers College for demonstrated academic excellence.
           
Cap and Skull Society (1990)
Rutgers University honor society that admits 18 juniors annually based on excellence in leadership.
           
Rutgers College General Honors Program (1987-1992)
Admits 400 students annually from a pool of 8,000 applicants. Emphasizes interdisciplinary seminar education. Coordinated the honors residence hall for three years. Graduated with college honors.

Research Grants

Co Investigator, Mental health in newly arrived Iraqi refugees to the United States: A comparative study of institutional risk and resiliency factors. National Institute of Mental Health. Pending.

Co Investigator, Imagery-Based Trauma-Resiliency Training: Implications for Police Mental Health. National Institute of Mental Health. Pending.

Principal Investigator, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Retired Police Officers, University of Michigan, OVPR Faculty Grants and Awards, May 2005-August 2008, $14,962.

Principal Investigator, Posttraumatic Stress in Retired Police Officers, University of Michigan Rackham Faculty Grant, December, 2003 – August 2008, $15,000.

Psychophysiological Consultant, Prospective Study of Traumatic Stress in Police Officers, National Institute of Mental Health, #2 R01 MH56350-04, September 2001 – present, $18,000.

Principal Investigator/Postdoctoral Fellow, Regulation and Recognition of Emotion in PTSD, National Institute of Mental Health, #1 F32 MH12666-01, September 2000 – August 2001, $63,332.

Principal Investigator/Postdoctoral Fellow Supplement, Posttraumatic Stress in Police Officer, National Institute of Mental Health, #5 R01 MH56350-03. September 1999- August 2000, $36,745.

Principal Investigator, Effects of Emotion in Psychotherapy, National Institute of Mental Health, #1 R03 MH058474-01, April 1998 – March 1999. $26,614.

Fellowships, Scholarships, & Other Grants

Conference on Innovations in Trauma Research Methods Travel Stipend (2006)
Conference on Innovations in Trauma Research Methods Travel Stipend (2004)
Graduate Opportunity Program Dissertation Fellowship (1999)
Graduate Division Summer Fellowship (1997)
Social Science Research Grant (1997)
Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration Travel Grant (1997)
Psychology Department Graduate Student Research Grant (1997)
Graduate Opportunity Program Fellowship (1996-1997)
Society for Psychotherapy Research Travel Grant (1995)
Instructional Minigrant (1995)
Classroom Technologies Grant (1995).
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship (1993-1996)
Graduate Opportunity Program Fellowship (1992-1993)
E.J. Bloustein Scholarship (1991-1992)
Henry Rutgers Scholar Honors Thesis Grant (1991)
Rutgers University Scholarship (1991-1992)
J.D. Carr Scholarship (1987-1991)

Publications and Presentations

Publications (in reverse chronological order):

Pole, N., Neylan, T.C., Otte, C., Henn-Hasse, C., Metzler, T., & Marmar, C.R. (in press). Prospective prediction of PTSD symptoms using fear potentiated auditory startle responses. Biological Psychiatry.

Pole, N. & Gross, M.M. (in press). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In J. O’Brien (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Gender and Society. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Pole, N. & Triffleman, E. (in press). Racial and ethnic factors. In G. Reyes, J. Elhai, & J. Ford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Psychological Trauma. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Pole, N. (2008). Predictors of PTSD symptoms in police officers: From childhood to retirement. In D. Delahanty (Ed.), The Psychobiology of Trauma and Resilience Across the Lifespan (pp. 47-67). New York, NY: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 

Kulkarni, M. & Pole, N. (2008). Psychiatric distress among Asian Americans following the Northridge earthquake. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 196, 597-604.

Pole, N. (2008). Prototypes: A new paradigm for studying control mastery therapy. News From the San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group, Clinic, and Training Center.  

Pole, N. (2008). Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In C.M. Renzetti & J.L. Edleson. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence (pp.521-523). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Peterson, C., Park, N., Pole, N., D’Andrea, W., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2008). Strengths of character and post-traumatic growth. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 21, 214-217.

Pole, N., Ablon, J.S., & O’Connor, L.E. (2008). Using psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and control mastery prototypes to predict change: A new look at an old paradigm for long-term single case research. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 55, 221-232.

Pole, N., Gone, J., & Kulkarni, M. (2008). Posttraumatic stress disorder among ethnoracial minorities in the United States. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 15, 35-61.

Pole, N. (2007). The psychophysiology of posttraumatic stress disorder: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 133, 725-746.

Pole, N., Otte, C., Neylan, T.C., Metzler, T.J., Best, S.R., Henn-Haase, C., & Marmar, C.R. (2007). Associations between childhood trauma and emotion-modulated psychophysiological responses to startling sounds: A study of police cadets. Journal of Abnormal Psychology . 116, 352-361.

Levenson, R.W., Soto, J.A., & Pole, N. (2007). Emotion, biology, and culture. In S. Kitayama, & D. Cohen (Eds.), Handbook of Cultural Psychology (pp. 780 – 796). New York: Guilford Press.

Pole, N., Kulkarni, M., Bernstein, A, & Kaufman, G. (2006). Resilience in retired police officers. Traumatology, 12, 207 – 216.

Pole, N. (2006). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. In Y. Jackson (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology (pp. 359-367). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Pole, N. (2006) Moderators of PTSD-related psychophysiological effect sizes: Results from a meta-analysis. Psychobiology of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Decade of Progress. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1071, 422-424. 

Marmar, C.R., McCaslin, S., Metzler, T., Best, S., Weiss, D.S., Fagan, J., Liberman, A., Pole, N., Otte, C., Yehuda, R., Mohr, D., & Neylan, T. (2006). Psychobiology of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Decade of Progress. Predictors of posttraumatic stress in police and other first responders.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1071, 1-18.

Pole, N., Kulkarni, M., D’Andrea-Merrins, W, & Gross, M. (2006). Highlights of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America 26th Annual Conference. Medscape Psychiatry and Mental Health, 11(2).

Pole, N. & Bloomberg-Fretter, P. (2006). Using control mastery therapy to treat major depression and posttraumatic stress disorder. Clinical Case Studies, 5, 53-70.

Pole, N., Cumberbatch, E., Taylor, W.M., Metzler, T., Marmar, C.R., & Neylan, T. (2005). Comparisons between high and low peritraumatic dissociators in cardiovascular and emotional activity while remembering trauma. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 6, 51-67.

Taylor, W., Pole, N., & Odera, L. (2005). Trauma, alexithymia, and PTSD symptoms: Does gender matter? Depression and Anxiety, 22: 242.

Pole, N., Best, S.R., Metzler, T., & Marmar, C.R. (2005, October). Hispanics at greater risk for PTSD. Clinician’s Research Digest, 23(10), 3.

Pole, N., Best, S.R., Metzler, T., & Marmar, C.R. (2005). Why are Hispanics at greater risk for PTSD? Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 11, 144-161.

  1. Article featured on Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology website.

Neylan, T., Brunet, A., Pole, N., Best, S.R., Metzler, T.J., Yehuda, R., & Marmar, C.R. (2005). PTSD symptoms predict waking salivary cortisol levels in police officers. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 30, 373-381.

Otte, C., Neylan, T.C., Pole, N., Metzler, T., Best, S., Henn-Haase, C., Yehuda, R., & Marmar, C.R. (2005). Association between childhood trauma and catecholamine responses to psychological stress in police academy recruits. Biological Psychiatry, 57, 27-32.

Pole, N. (2004). In the Line of Fire: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Police Officers. ADAA Reporter, 15, 3-4.

Pole, N. (2003). Nnamdi Pole APA/APAGS Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions by a Graduate Student. American Psychologist, 58, 979-981.

Pole, N., Neylan, T., Best, S.R., Orr, S.P., & Marmar, C.R. (2003). Fear-potentiated startle and posttraumatic stress symptoms in urban police officers. The Journal of Traumatic Stress, 16, 471-479.

Pole, N., Treuting, J., & Levenson, R.W. (2003). Teaching about culture, ethnicity, and mental health. In P. Bronstein & K. Quina (Eds). Teaching Gender and Multicultural Awareness: Resources for the Psychology Classroom. Washington, D.C.: APA Books.

Tsai, J.L., Pole, N., Levenson, R.W., & Munoz, R.F. (2003). The effects of depression on the emotional responses of Spanish-speaking Latinas. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 9, 49-63.

Pole, N., Ablon, J.S., O’Connor, L.E., & Weiss, J. (2002). Ideal control mastery technique correlates with change in a single case. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 39, 88-96.

Pole, N., Best, S.R., Weiss, D.S., Metzler, T., Liberman, A.M., Fagan, J., & Marmar, C.R. (2001). Effects of gender and ethnicity on duty-related posttraumatic stress symptoms among urban police. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 189, 442-448.
Pole, N. (2001). Making the case for single case research. Psychologist Psychoanalyst, 10(5), 19-21.
Maslach, C., Silver, L., Pole, N., & Ozer, E. (2001). Making the first time a good time: Microteaching for new TAs. In L.R. Prieto &  S.A. Meyers (Eds.), The Teaching Assistant Handbook: How To Prepare TAs for their Responsibilities. Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.

Dimas, J., Harris, J., Madison, S., Park, T., Pole, N., Renfro, R., Tsai, J., & Levenson, R.W. (2000). Culture, ethnicity, and mental health (pp. 1-2). In Model Strategies for Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention, and Training in Higher Education. American Psychological Association Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs.

Pole, N. & Jones, E.E. (1998). The talking cure revisited: Content analyses of a two year psychodynamic psychotherapy. Psychotherapy Research, 8(2), 171-189.

Pole, N. (1996). Confessions of a closet clinician. Psychotherapy Bulletin, 31(1), 7-9.
                                   
Wagner, G.C., Fisher, H., Pole, N., Borve, T., & Johnson, S.K. (1994). Effects of monoaminergic agonists on alcohol-induced increases in mouse aggression.  The Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 11, 185-191.

Manuscripts Under Review/Revision:

Pole, N., Kaloupek, D.G., & Keane, T.M. (under revision). Elevated PTSD among Hispanic Americans: An examination of psychophysiological and psychometric evidence in Vietnam Veterans. Journal of Abnormal Psychology.

Lilly, M.M. & Pole, N. (under review). Gender and PTSD: What can we learn from female police officers? Journal of Anxiety Disorders.

Weiss, D.S., Brunet, A., Best, S.R., Metzler, T.J., Liberman, A., Pole, N., Fagan, J.A., & Marmar, C.R. (under review). The critical incident history questionnaire: A method for measuring total cumulative exposure to critical incidents in police officers. Journal of Traumatic Stress

Manuscripts in Progress:

Pole, N., Deldin, P.J., Chui, P., & King-Casas, B. (in preparation). Physiological predictors of PTSD symptoms six months following the September 11th Attacks.

Pole, N., Levenson, R.W., & Skup, M. (in preparation). The psychophysiology of therapeutic alliance: Its emotional correlates and consequences.

Pole, N., Neylan, T.C., Metzler, T., Marmar, C.R., Weiner, M. (in preparation). Fear-potentiated startle and Gulf War Illness in Gulf War veterans with and without posttraumatic stress disorder.

Taylor, W. & Pole, N. (in revision). Dissociation and physiological response to startling sounds in trauma-exposed college students.

Pole, N., Levenson, R.W., Roberts, N., King, A. (in preparation). Emotional experience, behavior, and physiology in African Americans and European Americans in response to startling sounds.

Pole, N., Brakel, L., Taylor, W., & Shevrin, H. (in preparation). Effects of childhood sexual trauma on attributional thinking.

Amdur, R., Pole, N., Scoboria, A., & Liberzon, I. (in preparation). New Evidence for a Five-Factor Model of PTSD: An exploratory factor analysis of the IES-R.

D’Andrea-Merrins, W., Pole, N., & Rones, S. (in preparation). Posttraumatic stress symptoms in retired police officers: Exploring the connections of PTSD to guilt and emotion regulation.

Pole, N., & Kaufmann, G. (in preparation). Becoming a police officer: Psychological changes as assessed by police recruits and their families.

Pole, N. (in preparation). A tale of two startles: Comparisons between white noise bursts and pure tones in PTSD.

Pole, N., Roberts, N., & Levenson, R.W. (in preparation). Effects of depression on mood, emotional reactivity, and emotion regulation.

Presentations  in  Scientific Meetings:

Serralta, F.B., Pole, N.,& Eizirik, C.L. (2008, October). Psychotherapy process research with PQS: An illustration in a single case of brief psychodynamic psychotherapy. Latin American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Campinas, Sao Paulo.

Pole, N. (2008, September). Using psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, and control mastery prototypes to predict change in a single case. North American Society for Psychotherapy Research, New Haven, CT.

Pole, N. (2008, September). Mood and anxiety disorders in life and career. Ford Foundation Conference, Washington, DC.

Pole, N. (2008, August). Trauma-related issues in national security interrogations. American Psychological Association Conference, Boston, MA.

Pole, N. (2008, May). Acoustic startle and PTSD. Paper presented at the Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback Conference, Daytona Beach, FL.

Pole, N. (2006, April). Predictors of PTSD symptoms in police officers: From childhood to retirement. Paper presented at the 2007 Kent State University Psychology PTSD Across the Lifespan. Kent, Ohio.

Pole, N. & Kaloupek, D.G. (2006, November). Do Hispanic veterans with PTSD show exaggerated physiological reactivity? Paper presented at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Hollywood, CA.

Pole, N. (2006, November). PTSD Symptoms in Retired Police: Personality or Trauma Exposure? Paper presented at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Hollywood, CA.

Pole, N. (2006, November). Predictors of health problems in retired police officers. Poster presented at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Hollywood, CA.

Henn-Haase, C., McCaslin, S.E., Metzler, T.J., Pole, N., & Marmar, C.R. (2006, November). Exposure to critical incidents and PTSD symptom in officers during the first year of police service. Paper presented at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Hollywood, CA.

McCaslin, S.E., Inslicht, S.S., Metzler, T.J., Henn-Haase, C., Pole, N., & Marmar, C.R. (2006, November). Prospective study of personality, PTSD symptoms, and adjustment in urban police officers. Paper presented at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Hollywood, CA.

Kulkarni, M., Skup, M., & Pole, N. (2006, November). Impact of childhood trauma history on PTSD symptoms among retired police officers. Poster presented at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Hollywood, CA.

Fons, C., Koch, E.I., Abelson, J., McLean, S., Porcari, C., Pole, N., Porter, K., & Liberzon, I. (2006, November). Physiological arousal and acute stress disorder among trauma survivors in an emergency department. Poster presented at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Hollywood, CA.

Pole, N., Chiu, P., Casas, B., & Deldin, P.J. (2006, October). Predictors of PTSD symptoms six months following the September 11th Attacks. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

Kulkarni, M., D’Andrea-Merrins, W., & Pole, N. (2006, October). Childhood trauma as a moderator of the relationship between respiratory psychophysiology and psychiatric distress in retired police officers. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

Roberts, N.A., Pole, N., Lenoci, M., Manos, R.C., Marmar, C.R, Neylan, T.C. (2006, October). Objective sleep quality and subjective emotional experience in individuals with prior trauma exposure. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

D’Andrea-Merrins, W., Pole, N., & Kulkarni, M. (2006, October). Childhood trauma: Moderating effects on the relationship between emotion regulation, affect, and parasympathetic nervous system activity. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

Skup, M., & Pole, N. (2006, August). Are alliance and empathy associated with shared physiology during psychotherapy? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.

  1. Psi-Chi Award Winner

Pole, N., Neylan, T.C., Metzler, T., & Marmar, C.R. (2006, June). Fear-potentiated startle responses prospectively predict PTSD symptoms. Poster presented to the 17th Annual International Trauma Conference, Boston, MA.

D’Andrea-Merrins, W., Pole, N., & Gross, M. (2006, June). Trauma in childhood: Physiological and social consequences. Poster submitted to the 17th Annual International Trauma Conference, Boston, MA.

  1. Recipient of student poster award.

Pole, N. (2006, March). Ethical issues in the treatment and study of anxiety disorders. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Miami, Florida.

Pole, N., & Llanas, C. (2006, March). Hispanic ethnicity as a predictor of PTSD symptom severity following two California earthquakes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Miami, Florida.

Kulkarni, M., & Pole, N. (2006, March). The effects of Northridge earthquake on anxiety symptoms in Asian and Caucasian California residents. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Miami, Florida.

D’Andrea-Merrins, W., & Pole, N. (2006, March). Posttraumatic stress symptoms in retired police officers: Exploring the connections of PTSD to guilt, emotion, and coping. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Miami, Florida.

Gross, M.M., & Pole, N. (2006, March). Gender and emotional distress: What cops tell us about disparities in PTSD symptoms. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Miami, Florida.

Pole, N., Orr, S., & Kulkarni, M. (2005, November). The Psychophysiology of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Meta Analysis. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Toronto, Canada.

Pole, N., Neylan, T.C., Taylor, W., Metzler, T., Marmar, C.R. & Weiner, M. (2005, November). Startling Differences Between Gulf War Illness With and Without PTSD. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Toronto, Canada.

Pole, N. (2005, September). Moderators of PTSD-related psychophysiological effect sizes: Results from a meta-analysis. Poster presented at the Psychobiology of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: A Decade of Progress: A Meeting of the New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY.

Pole, N., Neylan, T.C., Otte, C., Best, S.R., Henn-Haase, C., & Marmar, C.R. (2005, March). Effects of childhood trauma on physiological responses to fear-potentiated startling sounds. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Seattle, WA.

Taylor, W., Pole, N., Odera, L. (2005, March). Trauma, alexithymia, and PTSD symptoms: Does gender matter? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Seattle, WA.

Orr, S., Metzger, L., Sussman, D., & Pole, N. (2004, October). Psychophysiology 101: Introduction to measures and methods. Pre-Meeting Institute at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, New Orleans, LA.

Odera, L. &  Pole, N. (2004, November). Emotional and physiological reactivity in trauma-exposed African Americans. Poster presented at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, New Orleans, LA.

Pole, N. (2004, July). Community psychophysiology: Conducting laboratory-based research in communities of color. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Taylor, W.M., Amdur, R., Liberzon, I. & Pole, N. (2004, July). Emotional valence and arousal’s effects on memory in PTSD. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Otte, C., Neylan, T.C., Pole, N., Metzler, T., Best, S., Yehuda, R., & Marmar, C.R. (2004, April). Association between childhood trauma and biological stress response in healthy subjects. Paper presented at the 59th annual meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, New York, NY.

Pole, N., Metzler, T., Best, S.R., Otte, C., Neylan, T.C., & Marmar, C.R. (2004, March). The psychophysiology of peritraumatic dissociation in police academy cadets. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Miami, FL.

Pole, N. (2004, March). Young professionals panel discussion. Invited address at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Miami, FL.

Pole, N., Cumberbatch, E., Taylor, W., Neylan, T.C., & Marmar, C.R. (2004, March). Peritraumatic dissociation alters physiology while remembering trauma. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Miami, FL.

Pole, N., Metzler, T., Best, S.R., & Marmar, C.R. (2003, October). Pre and post September 11th risk for PTSD among Hispanic adults. Paper presented at the annual meeting of The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, IL.

Koch, E.I., Amdur, R.L., Pole, N., Porter, K., & Liberzon, I. (2003, October). Correlates of PTSD diagnosis and symptom severity in a VA program. Poster presented at the annual meeting of The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, IL.

Odera, L. & Pole, N. (2003, October). Traumatic events and somatization among African Americans. Poster presented at the annual meeting of The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, IL.

Otte, C., Neylan, T.C., Best, S.R., Pole, N., Gloria, R., Jackson, T., Killeen, A., Yehuda, R., & Marmar, C.R. (2003, October). Cortisol and catecholamine responses to a critical incident stimulation video in eighty police academy recruits. Poster presented at the annual meeting of The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, IL.

Pole, N., Metzler, T., Best, S.R., Otte, C., Neylan, T.C., Jackson, T., Gloria, R., West, R., & Marmar, C.R. (2003, October). Fear-potentiated startle and peritraumatic dissociation in police. Poster presented at the annual meeting of The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, IL.

Taylor, W.M. & Pole, N. (2003, October). Peritraumatic dissociation and psychiatric distress in an undergraduate population. Poster presented at the annual meeting of The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, IL.

Pole, N. (2003, August). Things I learned in school. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Pole, N., Goldstein, R., & Jackson, A. (2003, March). Effects of specific traumatic events on psychiatric symptoms. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Toronto, Canada.

Pole, N., Neylan, T., Best, S.R., Orr, S.P., & Marmar, C.R. (2002, November). Effects of increasing levels of threat on startle responding among urban police officers with PTSD symptoms. Invited poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV. 

Pole, N., Roberts, N.A., Taylor, W., Odera, L., and Levenson, R.W. (2002, October). Cinema and psychopathology: The relationship between general psychiatric distress and responses to emotion-eliciting films. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Washington, D.C.

Pole, N. (2002, June). Ideal control mastery technique correlates with change in a single case. Paper presented at the annual meeting of The Society for Psychotherapy Research, Santa Barbara, CA.

Pole, N., Neylan, T., Best, S.R., Orr, S.P., and Marmar, C.R. (2002, March). Effects of increasing levels of threat on startle responding among urban police officers with PTSD symptoms. Invited poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Austin, TX. 
   
Brunet, A., Neylan, T., Pole, N., Best, S.R., Weiss, D., & Marmar, C.R. (2001, November). HPA axis functioning in trauma-exposed police officers: Initial findings. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, New Orleans, LA.

Pole, N., Neylan, T., Best, S.R., & Marmar, C.R. (2001, November). Fear-potentiated startle in urban police officers. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, New Orleans, LA.

Pole, N., Levenson, R.W., McCarter, L., & Cadigal, R. (2001, October). Social afrocentrism predicts lower cardiovascular reactivity to acoustic startle task. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Montreal, Canada.

Pole, N., Best, S.R., Weiss, D.S., & Marmar, C.R. (2000, November). Hispanic ethnicity as a risk factor for PTSD among urban police officers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, San Antonio, TX.

Pole, N. & Levenson, R.W. (2000, April). Psychophysiology of emotion in a psychotherapy patient with PTSD: An application of Control Mastery Theory. Poster presented at the Third World Conference for the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Melbourne, Australia.

Pole, N. (2000, March). The effects of control mastery theory interventions on client emotions, therapeutic alliance, and symptom reduction. Paper presented at the San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group International March Workshop, San Francisco, CA.

Pole, N., McCarter, L., Cadigal, R., & Levenson, R.W. (1999, October). Startling mental health benefits of racial segregation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Ford Foundation Conference of Fellows, Washington, D.C.

Tsai, J.L., Pole, N., Przymus, D., Levenson, R.W., & Munoz, R.F. (1999, October). Depression alters latinas’ responses to negative and positive film clips. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research Conference, Spain.

Pole, N. (1998, March). Good will hunting: They got the math right. What about the psychotherapy? Paper presented at the San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group International March Workshop, San Francisco, CA.

Soto, J., Pole, N., McCarter, L., & Levenson, R.W. (1998, October). Knowing feelings and feeling feelings: Are they connected? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Denver, CO.

Roberts, N.A., Pole, N., Tugade, M., & Levenson, R.W. (1998, August). Cultural differences in emotional responding to simple stimuli. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Pole, N. & Levenson, R.W. (1997, October). Relationships between psychophysiology, emotion, and therapeutic technique in a single case psychotherapy for depression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiology Research, Cape Cod, MA.

Pole, N. (1997, January). Psychophysiological support for control-mastery theory. Paper presented at the meeting of the North American Society for Psychotherapy Research, Tucson, AZ.

Pole, N., Siebold, W., Wong, C.F., & Levenson, R.W. (1997, January). Empathic accuracy and emotional contagion in two brief psychotherapies. Poster presented at the meeting of the  North American Society for Psychotherapy Research, Tucson, AZ.

Pole, N. (1997, April). Using psychophysiology to test control-mastery theory: Applications to a single case. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, Toronto, Canada.

Robinson, T., Pole, N., & Levenson, R.W. (1997, August). Similarities and differences in the regulation of emotion among four ethnic groups. Paper presented at Summer Research Opportunity Program, Berkeley, CA.

Ayrom, N.M., Pole, N., & Jones, E.E. (1996, April). Measuring depression in therapy with computerized content analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, San Jose, CA.

Pole, N. & Jones, E.E. (1996, April). Talking in therapy: The neglected common factor. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, Berkeley, CA.

Pole, N. (1995, June). The missing link: Connecting control-mastery process to outcome in a single case. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Vancouver, B.C.

Lamb, W.K. & Pole, N. (1995, June). Teaching an undergraduate seminar on psychotherapy research. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. Vancouver, B.C.

Daniels, I., Pole, N., and Jones, E.E. (1995, August). Breaking down the fundamental rule: Tracking free association in a long term psychotherapy. Paper presented at Summer Research Opportunity Program, Berkeley, CA.

Pole, N. (1994, October). The word and the cure: A single case psychotherapy study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Ford Foundation Fellows, Irvine, CA.

Pole, N. (1994, October). Survivor guilt in psychotherapy: A quantitative single case study. Paper presented at the University of California Fall Clinical Psychology Colloquium, Berkeley, CA.

Pole, N. (1991, August). Occurrence of tyrosine kinase activity and its substrates in a post-synaptic density fraction isolated from cerebral cortex of adult rat brains. Paper presented at the Biomedical Careers Program Fourteenth Annual Symposium, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ.

Invited Presentations

Pole, N. (2004, June). Posttraumatic Stress in Police. Lecture presented at the Center for Forensic Psychiatry, Ann Arbor, MI.

Pole, N. (2004, April). Lessons learned at Berkeley and Beyond: My Life As An African American Clinical Psychologist. Lecture presented in African American Psychology Course at the University of California, Berkeley.

Intramural Presentations

Pole, N. (2006, April). PTSD in Ethnic Minorities. Lecture presented in Violence Seminar, University of Michigan.

Pole, N. (2005, April). The Process of Change in Long-Term Psychotherapy. Lecture presented to psychiatry residents, University of Michigan.

Pole, N. (2005, April). Studying Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Police. Lecture presented to undergraduate CSI Ann Arbor Career Forum, University of Michigan.

Pole, N. (2004, March). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Emotional, Cognitive, and Cultural Considerations. Paper presented to the Developmental Psychopathology and Mental Health Group, University of Michigan.

Pole, N. (2003, April). Why Are Hispanics at Greater Risk for PTSD? Guest Lecture in Cultural Disparities in Health Course, University of Michigan.

Pole, N. (2003, April). Single Case Psychotherapy Research. Guest Lecture in Advanced Lab in Psychopathology Course, University of Michigan.

Pole, N. (2003, March). Culture, Biology, & PTSD. Guest Lecture in Violence Seminar, University of Michigan.

Pole, N. (2002, December). Psychophysiological Research. Paper presented to the Cognitive Area, University of Michigan.

Pole, N. (2002, April). PTSD and Police: Seeing Danger in Safe Places. Paper presented to the Organizational Psychology Area, University of Michigan.

Clinical Experience

Group Supervisor, Clinical Psychology Program, University of Michigan (2001-2008)
Provided group supervision of clinical psychology practicum students who were receiving clinical training in a variety of practicum sites including U of M Autism Clinic, Child Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, University Center for Child and Family, Ann Arbor VA, and the U of M Psychological Clinic.

Individual Supervisor, Psychological Clinic, University of Michigan (2003-2004)
Provided one-on-one supervision of clinical psychology practicum student in the U of M Psychological Clinic. Caseload emphasized clients seeking relief from persistent emotional distress resulting from exposure to significant interpersonal trauma.

Psychology Intern, San Francisco Veterans Administration, SF, CA (1998-1999)
Supervisors: Mark Zaslav, Ph.D., James Moran, Ph.D., Jo Ann Pinotti, LCSW, Johannes Rothlind, Ph.D., Russell Lemle, Ph.D., Hanna Levenson, Ph.D.
This APA accredited predoctoral internship program provides a broad generalist training experience. Rotations include: Acute Psychiatric Service (Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit and Partial Hospitalization Program), Substance Abuse/Posttraumatic Stress Program, Long Term Process Experiential Therapy, Neuropsychology, Brief Therapy, PRIME, and Health Psychology. Specific training includes: group psychotherapy, assessment of PTSD, memory impairments, cognitive functioning, and individual psychotherapy.

Principal Investigator, Emotion In Psychotherapy Research Project  (1996 - 1999)
Supervisors: Robert W. Levenson, Ph.D., Joseph Weiss, M.D., Lynn O’Connor, Ph.D., Polly Fretter, Ed.D., John Curtis, Ph.D., George Silberschatz, Ph.D.
As PI for this project, I recruited and conducted semi-structured diagnostic interviews with depressed outpatients. I also recruited therapists and licensed supervisors to work on the project. I conducted continuous psychophysiological assessments and videorecording of each session. Clients completed standardized symptom measures and all treatments were transcribed verbatim. I coordinated independent case formulations with external clinicians.

Intern, Psychology Clinic, University of California, Berkeley, CA (1993 - 1995).
Supervisors: Robert W. Levenson, Ph.D., Deborah Raphael, L.C.S.W., Paul Guillory, Ph.D., Steve Hinshaw, Ph.D., Ken Benau, Ph.D.
The Psychology Clinic at the University of California, Berkeley provides outpatient services (e.g., psychotherapy, cognitive and neuropsychological testing) to the ethnoculturally and socioeconomically diverse Bay Area community. Provided services to individuals and families and received intensive weekly individual and group supervision.

Mental Health Intern, Berkeley High School, Berkeley, CA (1993-1994).
Supervisors: Jimmie Turner, Ph.D., Halsey Symmons, L.C.S.W., Jacqueline Crawford, L.C.S.W.
Berkeley High School houses a city funded health center that provides no cost health services to low income and ethnoculturally diverse (mostly African American and Latino) Berkeley High School students suffering from (or at risk for): chronic truancy, physical acting-out, suicidal and homicidal ideation, alcohol and drug abuse, family conflict, running away, failing grades, etc., with a goal of preventing outcomes such as: psychiatric inpatient units, juvenile hall, and prison. I provided individual psychotherapy, family therapy, crisis intervention, and assessment. I also provided consultation to school administration and helped to develop a peer led conflict resolution group.

Psychological Assessment Practicum, Alta-Bates-Herrick Hospital, Berkeley, CA (1993)
Supervisor: Bruce Smith, Ph.D.
Conducted an assessment battery (Rorschach, Bender Gestalt, Bender Memory, TAT, WISC-R) of an adolescent to assist in differential diagnosis between Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and bipolar disorder and to provide a description of general psychological functioning. Wrote evaluation report for treating psychiatrist.

Teaching Experience

Instructor, Practicum Seminar on Ethics
The University of Michigan (Fall 2005 – Winter 2008)
This seminar is a revised version of the Practicum Seminar in Clinical Psychology incorporating a more substantial emphasis on ethics particularly as it impacts the professional practice of clinical psychology (e.g., confidentiality, record keeping, dual relationships).

Instructor, Scientific Basis of Psychotherapy
The University of Michigan (Winter 2005, Winter 2006, Winter 2007, Winter 2008)
This undergraduate seminar is aimed towards students considering a career in the delivery of non-pharmacologic mental health services. It reviews major systems of psychotherapy and evaluates the evidence for their efficacy. Students are trained to become effective consumers of psychotherapy research.

Instructor, Lifespan Psychopathology Part Two
The University of Michigan (Winter 2003, Winter 2007)
This graduate seminar is the second part of a sequence aimed at covering the diagnosis of major mental disorders. The focus of this seminar was on adult mental disorders as defined in the DSM-IV. Students learned diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis, etiological theories, and empirically supported treatments.

Instructor, Research Methods in Clinical Psychology.
The University of Michigan (Fall 2001, Fall 2002, Fall 2003, Fall 2005)
This large undergraduate lecture course emphasized issues in research design and data analysis as applied to clinical problems. Topics included test construction, reliability and validity, experimental and non-experimental designs, single case research, psychotherapy process and outcome research.

Instructor, Practicum Seminar in Clinical Psychology
The University of Michigan (September 2001 to April 2004)
This course was designed to prepare second year clinical psychology students for their first clinical experiences in practicum settings. The course includes group supervision, case presentations, and opportunities to translate clinical theory into practical examples.

Instructor, Topics in Clinical Psychology
The University of Michigan (September 2001 to April 2004)
This course was a year long speaker series designed to orient first year clinical psychology graduate students to issues and topics relevant to their field. The first semester emphasized clinical research. The second semester emphasized clinical intervention.

Co-Instructor, Cognition, Emotion, and Personality.
The Wright Institute, Berkeley, CA (April 2001 to June 2001)
Co-Instructor, Lynn O’Connor, Ph.D.
This course was designed as a speaker series featuring experts on cognition, emotion, and personality. Its intent was to introduce clinically-oriented graduate students to basic science issues in cognition, emotion, and personality. Presenters included: Paul Ekman, Robert Levenson, Arthur Shimamura, Alison Gopnick, and Stephen P. Hinshaw.

Adjunct Faculty, Psychopathology II.
The Wright Institute, Berkeley, CA (January 2001 to April 2001)
This course was taught to second year clinical psychology graduate students at a professional school of psychology. In this second part of the sequence, empirically supported treatments for specific disorders were covered.

Co-Instructor: Psychoanalytic Theory: From Freud to Contemporary Perspectives
University of California, Berkeley (March 2000 to May 2000)
Co-Instructor: Forrest Hamer, Ph.D.
“Psychoanalytic Theory” is an undergraduate senior seminar. The course traces the history of psychoanalytic theory from the classical drive models to contemporary intersubjective models.

Adjunct Faculty: Intercultural Awareness Development.
California School of Professional Psychology, Alameda (September 1999 to May 2000)
Co-Instructor: Jessica Drew, Psy.D.
Intercultural Awareness Development is a required course for beginning doctoral students. It is both a didactic and experiential introduction to the field of multicultural psychology with the goal of preparing clinicians to work with diverse populations.

Graduate Student Instructor: Psychology and African American People: Current Issues
University of California, Berkeley, CA (January 1998 to May 1998)
Faculty Supervisor: Horace Mitchell, Ph.D.
This course is a survey of Africentric perspectives on African American Psychology. My duties included designing and grading student research projects, developing course lectures, and assisting with exams.

Instructor: Cluster Program: Orientation To Psychology
University of California, Berkeley, CA (August 1997 to December 1997)
Faculty Supervisor: Kaiping Peng, Ph.D.
The Cluster Program was designed to orient first year and transfer students to Berkeley’s Department of Psychology. A different faculty member visits the class each week and delivers a 30 minute autobiographical talk followed by a substantive talk on her/his research. My role includes: arranging speaker series, assigning relevant readings, introducing speakers, grading weekly assignments, and office hours.

Workshop Leader: Teaching Mosaics
University of California, Berkeley, CA (August 1997)
Supervisors: GSI Teaching and Resource Center
I designed and implemented a one day workshop to prepare first year graduate students in the social sciences for their new roles as Graduate Student Instructors.

Graduate Student Instructor: Introduction To Clinical Psychology
University of California, Berkeley, CA (January 1997 to May 1997)
Faculty Supervisor: Robert W. Levenson, Ph.D.
I volunteered (no salary) to teach one discussion section of this course. My section uniquely featured guest presentations by professionals-in-training from all over the Bay Area. I also required a weekly thought journal that I graded regularly. My duties included writing exams, weekly staff meetings, conducting review sessions, attending lectures, planning and delivering one lecture, office hours, running audiovisual equipment.

Instructor: Learning How To Teach Psychology
University of California, Berkeley, CA (August 1996 to December 1996)
Faculty Supervisor: Christina Maslach, Ph.D.
Berkeley’s Psychology Department offers a GSI training course every fall. During my semester teaching this class, I followed up on successful programs implemented by my predecessors (e.g., microteaching). I also designed a strategy called “metateaching” which assigned beginning GSIs to prepare five minute lessons on readings about how to teach. This approach allowed us to “kill two birds with one stone”. Other duties included: teaching basic pedagogy, evaluating teaching performance, videotaping microteaching sessions.
           
Co-Instructor: Culture, Ethnicity, and Mental Health
University of California, Berkeley, CA (January 1996 to May 1996)
Faculty Supervisor: Enrico E. Jones, Ph.D.
Co-instructor: Teron Park, M.A.
As Chair of the Committee for Culture and Ethnicity in Mental Health, it was my responsibility to organize a comprehensive program to address these issues in our department. The program included a graduate seminar, a colloquium series featuring first-rate minority psychologists, and three undergraduate seminars. I co-taught one of these seminars with my Korean officemate. Our students attended the bi-weekly colloquium talks, had lunch with the presenters, and discussed substantive readings in the seminar. We also did a number of cultural sensitivity exercises.

Graduate Student Instructor: Social Psychology
University of California, Berkeley, CA (August 1995 to December 1995)
Faculty Supervisor: Christina Maslach, Ph.D.
I taught three discussion sections of this course. I assigned and graded weekly thought journals. My duties included: attending lectures, planning and delivering one lecture, exam writing, holding review sessions, grading term papers, supervising group research projects, office hours.

Co-Instructor: Scientific Basis of Psychotherapy
University of California, Berkeley, CA (January 1995 to May 1995)
Faculty Supervisor: Enrico E. Jones, Ph.D.
Co-Instructor: William Lamb, M.A.
I co-designed and co-taught this seminar with another graduate student. The seminar was designed to coincide with the clinical colloquium series on psychotherapy research. Undergraduates attended a weekly two-hour seminar and attended the bi-weekly colloquium series. Students were invited to informal professional development lunches with the speakers. Students also presented original research at the annual Berkeley-Stanford Symposium. My work on this class earned a Teaching Effectiveness Award.

Graduate Student Instructor: Data Analysis and Research Design
University of California, Berkeley, CA (January 1995 to May 1995)
Faculty Supervisor: William Prinzmental, Ph.D.
This course is one of the least popular to take and to teach in any Psychology department. Teaching statistics poses special challenges. I met these challenges by providing students with a lot of one on one attention, continuous e-mail availability, regular review sessions, and extended office hours.

Co-Instructor: Culture, Ethnicity, and Mental Health
University of California, Berkeley, CA (January 1994 to May 1994)
Faculty Supervisor: Robert W. Levenson, Ph.D.
Co-Instructor: Teron Park, M.A.
This was the first time that I taught this course. See above for complete description.

Reader: Minority Mental Health
University of California, Berkeley, CA (May 1993)
Faculty Supervisor: Enrico E. Jones, Ph.D.
I graded papers and exams for this course.

Graduate Student Instructor: Introductory Psychology
University of California, Berkeley, CA (January 1993 to May 1993)
Faculty Supervisor: Seth Roberts, Ph.D.
This was my first GSI assignment at UC Berkeley. I taught three discussion sections. Other duties included: preparing a reader, attending lectures, writing exams, holding review sessions, office hours.

Participant: Learning How To Teach Psychology
University of California, Berkeley, CA (August 1992 to December 1992)
I participated in this GSI Training course (described above) during my first year in graduate school.

Participant: Graduate Student Instructor Training Conference
University of California, Berkeley, CA (August 1992)
I participated in the GSI Orientation Workshop prior to beginning my graduate career.

Other Relevant Experience

Consultant, Curriculum Committee
Wright Institute, Berkeley, CA
July 1999 to June 2001
Redesigned Psychopathology, Bio Bases of Behavior, and Personality, Cognition, and Emotion courses

Consultant, Psychotherapy Evaluation Project
Wright Institute, Berkeley, CA
June 1996 to August 1996
Assisted with collection and implementation of psychotherapy outcome measures

Drama Counselor, ADHD Summer Camp
El Cerrito, CA
July 1993 to August 1993
July 1994 to August 1994
Taught drama to children with and without ADHD

Preceptor (Resident Assistant), Rutgers College Office of Residence Life
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
August 1988 to June 1991
Peer counseling  (involved in three suicide interventions).
Planned and implemented social and educational programs.
Weekly administrative responsibilities.
           
Residence Counselor (Hall Director), Rutgers College Office of Residence Life
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
August 1991 to June 1992
Managed a staff of three preceptors (held weekly meetings and advised).

Crisis intervention (worked with campus police).

Professional Memberships

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
American Psychological Society
Society for Psychophysiological Research
American Psychological Association (APA)
APA Division 56

Editorial Activities

Associate Editor, Psychological Bulletin
Editorial Board, Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy
Scientific Reviewer, PTSD/TBI Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (2007)
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Archives of General Psychiatry
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Anxiety Disorders
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Abnormal Psychology
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Biological Psychiatry
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Traumatic Stress
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Clinical Psychology Review
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Psychiatry Research
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Psychophysiology
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Behaviour Research and Therapy
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Trauma and Dissociation
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Biological Psychology
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Emotion
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Mental Health
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Indian Journal of Medical Sciences
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Violence Against Women
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Cognition and Emotion
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Traumatology

eviewer (2003-7)
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conf. Program Committee (2004)
Rackham Dissertation Fellowship Review Committee, University of Michigan (2003-4)
Clinical Area Brown Bag Committee, Chair, University of Michigan (2003-2004)
Graduation Marshall, University of Michigan (2003)
Curriculum Committee, Clinical Area, U of Michigan (2002-2003)
Graduate Student Committee, Dept. of Psychology, U of Michigan (2002-2004)
Judge, Students of Color of Rackham 12th Annual National Conference (2002)
Augmented Executive Committee, U of Michigan (2001-2002)
Clinical Psychology Program Student Admissions Committee, U of Michigan (2002)
Clinical Program Faculty Search Committee, UC Berkeley (1997-1998)
Teaching Resource Center Committee, UC Berkeley (1996-1997)
Clinical Program Year Representative, UC Berkeley (1996-1997)
Clinical Psychology Program Student Admissions Committee, UC Berkeley (1995)
Chair, Committee for Culture & Ethnicity in Mental Health, UC Berkeley (1993-1995)
Clinical Program Year Representative, UC Berkeley (1993-1994)
Graduate Students of African Descent, UC Berkeley (1992-1999)
Committee for Equal Opportunity in Psychology, UC Berkeley (1992-1999)


 

Nnamdi Pole, PhD