Marilyn Cornish

Associate Professor

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Office: 2068 Haley Center

Units: Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling

Campus Mail: 2084 Haley Center


Phone: (334) 844-7601

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Academic Area

Counseling Psychology


Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, 2014, Iowa State University

M.S. in Psychology, 2010, Iowa State University

B.A. in Psychology and Community Sociology, 2008, Wartburg College

Professional Experience

2019 - Present

Associate Professor, Auburn University

2014 - 2019

Assistant Professor, Auburn University

Research Interests

Dr. Cornish conducts process and outcome research on psychotherapy and educational interventions. Her research falls into three primary areas: a) forgiveness and self-forgiveness interventions, b) multiculturalism and social justice in group therapy and classroom education, and c) interventions to reduce the stigma of seeking psychological help.


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