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Dr. Carolyn Oxenford
Executive Director, Center for Teaching and Learning; Professor of Psychology
Contact Information

Rowley G105R
(703) 284-1634

Academic Credentials

B.A., College of William and Mary
M.A., Ph.D., Emory University
Teaching Areas:
  • Counseling theory and practice
  • Psychopathology of children and adolescents
  • Personality psychology
  • Careers in psychology
Research Interests:
  • Teaching in higher education
  • Faculty development
  • Performance anxiety
Prior to joining the Marymount faculty in 1994, Dr. Oxenford practiced psychotherapy in inpatient, community, and private practice settings. When she joined Marymount, she taught in the Psychology department.

Dr. Oxenford is the executive director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, which supports student success with advising, tutoring, mentoring, faculty professional development initiatives.
She is active in the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD Network), where she recently chaired the Small Colleges Committee. She presents at professional conferences on topics in faculty development.

Dr. Oxenford studies and performs vocally through the Levine School of Music. Her musical interests and her expertise in clinical psychology combine in her current scholarly interest in performance anxiety.