Psychology alum wins research award — and has a Binghamton love story
Binghamton University alumni Matthew and Peggy Price Image Credit: Provided photo.
Alumnus Matthew Price ‘04 was recently named the inaugural holder of the George W. Albee Green & Gold Professorship of Psychological Science in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Vermont.
The George W. Albee Green & Gold Professorship is granted to a University of Vermont faculty member who conducts research that aligns with George Albee’s commitment to social justice and mental health care.
Price’s research is centered around trauma. His work determines how best to use different strategies to improve trauma-focused mental health care, including technology-based methods such as mobile applications and websites.
“My research is on helping individuals who have been through traumatic events. The main focus of my work is to help people recover faster after the experience of trauma,” he said.
A primary motivator in Price’s research is promoting equitable treatment to marginalized communities.“I often think about how to address more of these societal and systemic inequities, as related to mental health,” he said. “Pieces of technology are a great equalizer in that many individuals have mobile devices that can access the internet. So, you can provide a lot of direct care and services […]