Coady Lapierre Profile

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Dr. Lapierre

  • Department: Counseling and Psychology
  • Professor
  • Room: WH-318g

Coady Lapierre is a Full Professor in the Department of Counseling and Psychology at Texas A&M University – Central Texas. Dr. Lapierre holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Texas A&M University and is a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology in the State of Texas. He received a M.A. in Special Education from the University of New Mexico and a B.A. in Psychology from Texas State University. Dr. Lapierre joined Tarleton State University – Central Texas in the Fall of 2000 and helped develop what would become TAMUCT. He was the founding chair of the Faculty Senate, the Institutional Review Board, and the Department of Counseling and Psychology. He was recognized as a TAMUCT Distinguished Graduate Faculty member in 2013 due in part to his research efforts in the areas of PTSD and School Safety. His current research efforts are focused on epidemiological projects in substance and addiction. Recent presentations and publications include examination of lead and methanol in home distilled alcohol, a preface for Clint Eastwood's Cinema of Trauma, the article Responses to School Bomb Threats in the journal Research and Practice in Schools, and The Internet Process Addition Test in the journal Behavioral Sciences. He is also a reviewer for the Journal of Child and Family Studies, Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, and the Journal of the American Medical Association: Psychiatry.