Professor and Department Chair, Psychology
Department of Psychology
Additional Positions at AU
Dave Haaga is a Professor of Psychology and has been a faculty member at American University since 1989. Dr. Haaga received his PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Southern California and completed postdoctoral training in cognitive therapy at the University of Pennsylvania. He has completed research on cigarette smoking and smoking cessation among depression-vulnerable smokers, with funding from the Office of Naval Research, the National Cancer Institute, and private foundations. His current research on stepped care in treating trichotillomania is supported by the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Haaga reviewed smoking cessation methods for the APA’s task force on empirically supported treatments, and he served as Editor of Behavior Therapy from 2002-2005.
AB, Psychology and Social Relations, Harvard College
MA, Psychology (Clinical) University of Southern California
PhD, Psychology (Clinical) University of Southern California
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