Genevieve L.Y. Arnaut, PsyD, PhD

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Roles and Interests

Director of Clinical Training

Instructor: Adult Forensic Psychology, Qualitative Research, Advanced Clinical Skills Review, Professional Communication, Human Diversity Laboratory, Assessment 1

Supervise thesis and dissertation research

Scholarly Interests: Forensic psychology, qualitative research

Other Professional Activity: Private forensic psychology practice, curriculum developer and trainer for State of Oregon Forensic Evaluator Certification


PsyD, Pacific University, 1999, Clinical Psychology

MA, Pacific University, 1998, Clinical Psychology

PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1986, Human Factors Engineering

MS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1983, Industrial & Organizational Psychology

BSc, University of Toronto, 1980, Major: Psychology

Professional Membership

American Psychological Association; Division 41

Licensure as psychologist in state of Oregon

Oregon Psychological Association

Selected Publications

Suto, I., & Arnaut, G. L. Y. (2010). Suicide in prison: A qualitative study. The Prison Journal, 90(3), 288-312. doi:10.1177/0032885510373499

Arnaut, G. L. Y., & Hill, D. A. (2010). Ethical and legal issues. In J. C. Thomas, & M. Hersen (Eds.), Handbook of clinical psychology competencies: Vol. 1. New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Arnaut, G. L. Y. (2005). Fearlessness, risk taking, and sensation seeking. In D. L. Segal, & J. C. Thomas (Eds.), Comprehensive handbook of personality and psychopathology: Vol 1.Personality and everyday functioning (pp. 322-341). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Selected Presentations

Rasmussen, J., Arnaut, G., & McKitrick, D. S. (2012, March). Prevalence of eating disorders among incarcerated women. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, Puerto Rico.

Simon, S., & Arnaut, G. (2011, March). Psychologists' attitudes toward sex offenders.Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, Fla.

Schuerman, M. J. L., & Arnaut, G. L. Y. (June, 2010). Treating nonsuicidal self-injury: Training, experiences, and perceptions of graduate mental health students. Presentation at the 5th annual meeting of the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury, Chicago, Ill.

Ferreira, C. C., & Arnaut, G. L. (2010, May). Prevalence, characteristics, and perceptions of female inmate sexual assault. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the Oregon Psychological Association, Portland, Ore. 

Niehuser, A., & Arnaut, G. (2010, April). The defense rests: Attorney recognition of symptoms of brain injury. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Wheaton, V., & Arnaut, G. (2010, April). Prevalence and characteristics of relational aggression among female inmates. Poster session presented at the Mental Health in Corrections Conference, Chicago, Ill.

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Health Professions Building 2 290