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Brian A. Feinstein, PhD
Dr. Brian Feinstein (he/him) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology. He obtained his PhD in Clinical Psychology from Stony Brook University in 2015 after completing an APA-accredited internship at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Then, he completed an NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowship (F32) at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University from 2015-2018. Following the completion of his postdoctoral fellowship, he served as a Research Assistant Professor at the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing at Northwestern University from 2018-2020. He joined the Department of Psychology at RFUMS in 2020. Dr. Feinstein is also involved in a number of professional activities including serving as an Associate Editor at Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity. He is also a licensed clinical psychologist in Illinois.
His research interests include:
- Sexual and gender minority (SGM) health
- Bisexuality and pansexuality
- Stigma-related stress and coping
- Mental health, substance use, sexual health, and relationship functioning in SGM populations
- Developing and testing interventions to improve SGM health
Connect with Dr. Feinstein on Twitter: @BFeinsteinPhD
Are You a Prospective Graduate Student?
Dr. Feinstein will be reviewing applications for the PhD program for the 2024/2025 academic year.
- Zig Hinds, B.S. (2nd year, PhD program)
- Isabel Benjamin, B.A. (3rd year, PhD program)
- Kate Dorrell, B.S. (3rd year, PhD program)
- Taylor Macaulay, M.S. (5th year, PhD program)
- Sibel Sarac, M.S. (6th year, PhD program)
Funding and Publications
Please see Dr. Feinstein’s CV for a complete list of his current/previous research funding and peer-reviewed publications.