University of Georgia
Dr. Strauss received his B.S. in Psychology from UGA (2002) and PhD in clinical psychology from UNLV after completing his clinical internship at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC), Department of Psychiatry (2008). He then completed a two year NIMH funded postdoctoral fellowship at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center under the mentorship of Drs. Jim Gold and Will Carpenter (2008-2010) and was promoted to tenure track Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2010 after receiving a K-23 grant from NIMH. In 2013, he moved to the Department of Psychology at Binghamton University (State University of New York) and then to his current position in the Department of Psychology at the University of Georgia in 2017 where he directs the Clinical Affective Neuroscience Laboratory and Georgia Psychiatric Risk Evaluation Program (G-PREP). He has authored over 120 publications, and his research has been recognized by several awards, such as the Early Career Award from the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Early Career Award from the American Society for Clinical Psychopharmacology, Wechsler Early Career Award for Innovative Research on Cognition from the American Psychological Foundation, and Young Investigator Awards from the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research and the Schizophrenia International Research Society. His lab has been funded by the NIMH, NARSAD, VA MIRECC, APF, NSF, and several internal mechanisms. He serves on the editorial boards of Schizophrenia Bulletin, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, and Clinical Psychological Science.