James Clark

Dean & Professor
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Contact Information

Office Location
University Center C2505
(850) 644-4752

Dr. James J. Clark, LCSW is Dean of the Florida State University College of Social Work. From 2012-2015 he served as the Director of the School of Social Work at the University of Cincinnati, and served on the faculty of the University of Kentucky from 1991-2012.  During his time at UK, he co-founded the Center on Trauma & Children.  He has published in the areas of forensic mental health, child traumatic stress, criminal justice, ethics and accountability, and psychobiography and the study of lives. He is a clinician, educator, and researcher.  He graduated from Siena College (BA 1980), the University of Kentucky College of Social Work (MSW 1983) and the University of Chicago (PhD 1997).  Dr. Clark  is an affiliate of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.

Research interests include: Forensic child behavioral health; Child traumatic stress