Faculty: Matthew Carper, PhD

Matthew Carper

Matthew Carper, PhD

Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology Department

Degree Major/Emphasis Institution
PhD Clinical Psychology Temple University
MA Clinical Psychology Temple University
BA Psychology Boston University


  • Introduction to Psychological Research
  • Statistics

Research and Practice Interests

  • Youth anxiety and OCD
  • Mechanisms of change in CBT for youth anxiety and OCD
  • Digital mental health
  • Behavioral sleep problems in youth
  • Quantitative methods


  • 2017 - Dissertation Grant Award, Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology
  • 2016-2017 - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (F31MH105104), National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
  • 2016 - Departmental Statistics Funding Award
  • 2016 - Faculty Commendation for Excellence
  • 2014 - Psychology Department Travel Award
  • 2014 - Coauthor on winning paper for Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Speical Interest Group Student Travel Award, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
  • 2014 - Faculty Commendation for Excellence
  • 2013 - College of Liberal Arts Travel Award
  • 2012-2013 - Psychology Department Travel Award
  • 2013 - Alternate Awardee, Mind and Life Institute 1440 Award for Real World Contemplative Practice
  • 2009 - Psychology Department Research Award, Boston University
  • 2008-2009 - Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Funded Research Opportunities Grant

Publications and Presentations

Concurrent Leadership, Service and Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on "Applications of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy in Response to COVID-19", Cognitive and Behavioral Practice
  • Member, Think Tank on Digital Mental Health, ABCT

Prior Experience

  • 2019-2021: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Quantitative Sciences Program, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • 2018-2019: Clinical Psychology Predictoral Internship, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University