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Maria Kuznetsova, Ph.D.


Associate APL at UW Casper


Developmental Psychology



Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University 2011

M.S. in Clinical Psychology from University of South Carolina – Aiken (2005)        

B.A. in Economics from Russia (2000)



UW-Casper, UU 433

(307) 268-2405





Academic positions:

2017-present Associate Academic Professional Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Wyoming at Casper 

2011-2017 Assistant Academic Professional Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Wyoming at Casper 


Research interests:

Resilience, Attachment, Adjustment of adopted children, Disabilities, Factors related to teaching effectiveness, Mental measurements



Developmental Psychology

Cognitive Development

Adolescent Development

Psychology of Adulthood

Introduction to Clinical Psychology



Kuznetsova, M.I., & Powell, S. & (2017). A review of the Ross Information processing assessment-geriatric (2nd ed.). The Twentieth Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 621-623). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute 

Powell, S., & Kuznetsova, M.I. (2017). A review of the checklist for autism spectrum disorder. The Twentieth Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 139-141). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.

Powell, S. & Kuznetsova, M.I. (2014) Review of the Preschool Language Scales – Fifth Edition (PLS-5) Screening Test. The Nineteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 551-552).  Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.

Myers, B.J., Mackintosh, V.H., Kuznetsova, M.I., Lotze, G.M., Best, A.M. & Ravindran, N. (2013). Teasing, Bullying, and Emotion Regulation in Children of Incarcerated Mothers. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 78, 26-40.

Kuznetsova, M.I., & Powell, S. (2013). Careers Interests, Preferences, and Strengths Inventory: A review. In C. Wood (Ed.) A Counselor’s Guide to Career Assessment Instruments (pp. 169-170). Broken Arrow, OK: National Career Development Association.

Tuck, I., Johnson, S.C., Kuznetsova M.I., McCrocklin, C., Baxter, M.L., & Bennington, L.K. (2012) Sacred Healing Stories Told at the End of Life. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 30, 69-80.doi: 10.1177/0898010111418116

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