Carolyn Yeager, Ph.D.

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Carolyn Yeager, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral fellow
Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience


Carolyn Yeager is a postdoctoral fellow at the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience. Dr. Yeager brings expertise in computer science, clinical psychology, and traumatic stress to inform research in resilience and trauma recovery. She is also the website editor for ISTSS and has written or co-edited several articles on topics of trauma and technology. At the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience, Dr. Yeager continues to focus on the intersection of trauma treatment and technology, with a specific emphasis on enhancing resiliency.

Research Interests

Dr. Yeager's research aims to understand and improve digital health intervention engagement, which has resulted in several awards including the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) Putnam Research Scholar Award in 2016 and the APA Dissertation Research Award in 2018.


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