Genevieve L.Y. Arnaut, PsyD, PhD

Professor | Director of Clinical Training
UC Box 
HPC-2, Room 272

Roles and Interests

Director of Clinical Training for PsyD program


  • Adult Forensic Psychology
  • Qualitative Research
  • Professional Communication
  • Diversity Skills Integration

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 5, 41, 45
  • Licensure as psychologist in state of Oregon
  • Oregon Psychological Association

Selected Recent Publications (*denotes student author)

*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.

Selected Recent Presentations (*denotes student author)

*Michelin, A., Clark, J., & Arnaut, G. (2019, April). Criminal defense attorneys’ experiences with mental health training and with defendants with mental illness. Paper presented at the 2019 Annual Conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Clark, J., Arnaut, G. L. Y., Carlos, M., & Coble-Temple, A. (2018, January). Essential functions of clinical psychology graduate students: Utilizing principles from the Americans with Disabilities Act to guide our evaluations of student competency. Symposium presented at the 2018 National Council of Schools and Programs in Professional Psychology, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

*Best, L., Arnaut, G., Gowensmith, W. N., Daniel, M., Gorgens, K., Dettmer, J., & Curran, C. (2017, March). Traumatic brain injury, physical aggression, and violent offending: A multi-state analysis. Paper presented at the 2017 Annual Conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, WA.

*Cosby, R. L., Arnaut, G., & Guyton, M. (2017, March). Cognitive bias & forensic assessment: The effect of training on criminal responsibility nexus statements. Paper presented at the 2017 Annual Conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, WA.