Associate Professor of Psychology
Arthur D. Kemp earned a B.A. in psychology at North Carolina A&T State University-Greensboro and a M.A. and Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. His internship was completed at the Texas Tech University Counseling Center. He received post-doctoral training in clinical neuropsychology at Dwight D. Eisenhower Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and completed coursework in neuropsychology at Texas Tech University, The University of Northern Colorado and Saint Louis University . He also completed a one year post-doctoral fellowship in clinical behavioral medicine and a second year of in clinical neuropsychology at Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center.
Dr. Kemp's research interests include multicultural counseling, neuropsychological assessment, factors which affect help-seeking tendencies and behavior and issues relating to African-American college students' matriculation to graduation. He came to Central Missouri in 1988 as a Counseling Center Psychologist and joined the faculty in the Department of Psychology in 1990.
Dr. Kemp is a member of the American Psychological Association, division 45 of APA Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues , and former chair of the Committee for Minority Affairs of the Missouri Psychological Association.