William James College Hires Chair of Department of Clinical Psychology

Stacey Lambert previously served as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs for William James College

May 16, 2014

William James College, a leader in educating mental health professionals and the largest graduate psychology program in New England, today announced Dr. Stacey Lambert has been named the chair of the school's Department of Clinical Psychology. Lambert will continue in her position as Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs at William James College as she assumes her new role. As chair of the school's flagship department, she will be responsible for reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs, while leading and supporting faculty in best practices in pedagogies. She will also assist in faculty recruitment, professional development, contracting and teaching.

"Dr. Lambert's diverse resume, which includes stints as a research scientist, APA site visitor and consultant, makes her well-qualified to assume the wide range of responsibilities this role entails," said Nicholas Covino, PsyD, president of William James College . "As William James College continues to serve the Greater Boston community, we look forward to leveraging Dr. Lambert's expertise in community mental health."

Dr. Lambert joined William James College in September 2010 as Director of Diversity Education and Inclusion as well as the Associate Director of Operations for the Clinical PsyD program. In September 2012 she was appointed the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs for the school, and she has also served as the Interim Chair of the Clinical program. Prior to joining William James College , Dr. Lambert served as an Associate Professor at Nova Southeastern University and the Director of Internship training for the Nova Psychological Services Center and the Nova Consortium. She completed her pre-doctoral internship and post- doctoral fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and earned her doctorate degree from Nova Southeastern.

"Although I've worked in a variety of settings and communities, I'm drawn to William James College and its tight-knit community of faculty, students and staff," Dr. Lambert said. "I look forward to continuing to serve the school and helping it continue to grow and develop in the years to come."


About William James College
Founded in 1974 as an independent graduate school of psychology, William James College is the largest graduate psychology program in New England, offering 13 unique training programs, including organizational and leadership psychology programs, for mental health professionals at the doctoral, master’s and certificate levels, each designed to immerse students in both academic study and real-life clinical experience. William James College has been the leader in educating mental health professionals who are committed to meeting the needs of our most vulnerable populations and is constantly assessing and evolving to meet the needs of a rapidly changing and increasingly diverse society. Our highly skilled professionals care for Latinos, veterans, children and adolescents and families in a variety of settings, including the schools, the courts, the community and the workplace.