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Laura Stephenson

Laura Stephenson

Associate Professor/Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
College of Arts and Sciences
Bradbury Thompson Alumni Ctr
1700 SW College Ave
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
Degrees & Certifications
Goucher College, Bachelor of Arts
The University of Kansas, Master of Arts
The University of Kansas, Doctor of Philosophy
Career Accomplishments

Laura Stephenson serves as Interim Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs. She has been at Washburn since 1985, beginning as an assistant professor in the department of psychology. Before assuming the role of Interim Provost/VPAA in 2022, she served as department chair, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Laura grew up in Columbia, Missouri, earning her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Goucher College in Baltimore. She moved to Kansas to attend graduate school at the University of Kansas where she earned her masters and doctorate in clinical psychology. She completed her clinical internship in Houston at Texas Research Institute for Mental Sciences, Houston Child Guidance Center, and M. D. Anderson Hospital. She has also had clinical positions at the former Topeka State Hospital, Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center, and the University of Kansas Medical Center.

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