Dr. Cromer is an associate professor in the Psychology Department at The University of Tulsa (TU). She contributes to the clinical area. Students interested in doctoral studies can learn about TU’s graduate program by clicking here. Dr. Cromer is also the director of the SPARTA (Study of the Prevention, Adjustment, and Resilience to Trauma and Adversity) research lab. Dr. Cromer is also a co-director of T.I.T.A.N., Tulsa Institute of Trauma, Adversity and Injustice.
Dr. Cromer completed her M.S. and Ph.D. in the Psychology Department at the University of Oregon. She completed a clinical internship at SUNY Upstate Medical University in the Child Psychiatry Department. For two years she was a visiting assistant professor in the Psychology Department at Syracuse University. Dr. Cromer was the chair for the Early Career Psychologist committee for Division 56 (Trauma Psychology) of the American Psychological Association from 2008-2011, is on the advisory board to the Leadership Council on Child Abuse and International Violence, and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Psychological Trauma (APA, Division 56). She was awarded APA Division 56’s Award for Outstanding Early Career Achievement in Trauma Psychology in 2012.
Dr. Cromer currently teaches three undergraduate and two graduate courses at The University of Tulsa. The three undergraduate courses are Foundations in Psychology (Psy 2253), Developmental Psychology (Psy 3063), and Applied Sports Psychology (Psy 2153). The two graduate level courses are Clinical Ethics and Law (Psy 7543) and Intervention Techniques (Psy 8063).
Dr. Cromer has also taught several classes at Syracuse University and the University of Oregon. At Syracuse University she taught Statistical Methods (Psy 252), Psychology of Child Development (Psy 335) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (Psy 860). At the University of Oregon she taught Psychology of Trauma (Psy 472), Culture and Mental Health (Psy 366), Clinical Methods and Ethics (Psy 610), and Research Methods (Psy 303).
In addition to the courses she currently teaches at The University of Tulsa, Dr. Cromer also supervises several independent studies and Capstone projects each year.