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Adjunct Instructor of Psychology
School of Humanities, Education and the Arts
Adjunct Faculty
The Millard and JJ Oakley School of Humanities, Education, and the Arts Part Time and Adjunct Faculty
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
M.A., Middle Tennessee State University

Katherine Hitchcock is an adjunct professor at Cumberland University who is passionate about enabling students to develop confidence, interest, and self-efficacy in their academic pursuits.    She holds a Bachelors of Science in psychology with minors in neuroscience and biology, and a Masters of Arts in clinical psychology concentrating in health and neuropsychology from Middle Tennessee State University. Additionally, she has experience in academic, clinical, and research settings.

Katherine Hitchcock’s areas of academic interests include disgust, clinical psychology, neuropsychology, neuroscience, psychophysiology, emotions, cardiovascular emotional-dampening, anxiety, approach and avoidance, eating disorders, eating behaviors, taste perception, health, psychopathology, mental health, mental illness, health literacy, health perceptions, risk, personality, self-talk, sensation and perception, the visual system, spreading activation, the insular cortex, diagnosis, therapeutic models, assessment, ethics, and effective treatment.