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Katherine J.W. Baucom, Ph.D.


Curriculum Vitae


Office: 1320b BEHS
Phone: 801-587-7222


RA opportunities

I will be accepting RAs to join the HEalth and Adaptation in Relationships Team (HEART Lab) for the 2019-2020 academic year (beginning Summer or Fall 2019). RAs will be involved with several studies related to couple relationships and health. Course credit is available for interested U students, but not required.

If you meet the requirements below and are interested please email your CV (resume) and a copy of your unofficial transcripts to me:

Requirements for RAs

  • Particular interest in relationships and health
  • Able to commit at least 6 hours/week for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020
  • GPA 3.0 or higher

***I do not serve as a primary mentor to graduate students***


Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (Clinical Psychology, 2012)
Internship, University of California, San Diego/San Diego VA (APA-Accredited Clinical Psychology Internship, 2011-2012)
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles (Clinical Psychology, 2006)
B.A., New College of Florida (Psychology, 2005)


Baucom, K. J. W., Chen, X. S., Perry, N., Revolorio, K. Y., Reina, A., & Christensen, A. (2018). Recruitment and retention of low-SES ethnic minority couples in intervention research at the transition to parenthood. Family Process, 57, 308-323. Download

Baucom, K. J. W., Turner, S. L., Tracy, E. L., Berg, C. A., & Wiebe, D. J. (2018). Depressive symptoms and diabetes management from late adolescence to emerging adulthood. Health Psychology, 37, 716-724. Download

Baucom, B. R. W., Leo, K., Adamo, C., Georgiou, P., & Baucom, K. J. W. (2017). Conceptual and statistical issues in couples observational research: Rationale and methods for design decisions. Journal of Family Psychology, 31, 972-982. Download

Queen, T. L., Baucom, K. J. W., Baker, A., Mello, D., Berg, C. A., & Wiebe, D. (2017). Neighborhood disorder predicts HbA1c in late adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Social Science and Medicine, 4, 126-129. Download

Baucom, K. J. W., Queen, T. L., Wiebe, D. J., Turner, S. L., Wolfe, K. L., Godbey, E. I., ...Berg, C. A. (2015). Depressive symptoms, daily stress, and adherence in late adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Health Psychology, 34, 522-530. Download

Baucom, K. J. W., Baucom, B. R., & Christensen, A. (2015). Changes in dyadic communication during and after Integrative and Traditional Behavioral Couple Therapy. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 65, 18-28. Download

Baucom, K. J. W., Baucom, B. R., & Christensen, A. (2012). Do the naïve know best? The predictive power of naïve ratings of couple interactions. Psychological Assessment, 24, 983-994. Download

Trillingsgaard, T., Baucom, K. J. W., Heyman, R. E., & Elklit, A. (2012). Relationship interventions at the transition to parenthood: Issues of timing and efficacy. Family Relations: Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Family Studies, 61, 770-783. Download

Baucom, K. J. W., Sevier, M., Eldridge, K. A., Doss, B. D., & Christensen, A. (2011). Observed communication in couples two years after Integrative and Traditional Behavioral Couple Therapy: Outcome and link with five-year follow-up. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79, 565-576. Download

Last Updated: 8/15/19