College of Arts & Sciences

Stephanie Bauman

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Stephanie Bauman
Stephanie BaumanAssociate Professor, PsychologyCIC 202D


  • B.A. Psychology and English, University of Notre Dame, 1989
  • M.A. Counseling Psychology, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1991
  • Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1995

Joined WSU Tri-Cities in 1996



Professor Stephanie Bauman regularly teaches Psych 320 Health Psychology, Psych 363 Psychology of Aging, Psych 403 Multicultural Psychology, and Psych 440 Clinical and Community Psychology. In addition, she has taught Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Basic Helping Skills, and Undergraduate Practicum. In conjunction with Psych 498 Research Participation, several undergraduates have assisted her with research and have had opportunities to co-present the results at national conferences.


In the area of health psychology, Professor Stephanie Bauman’s research interests include the quality of life of cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers across the lifespan. In the area of multicultural psychology, my research interests include risk and resiliency of diverse students in educational and career contexts.



  • Member, WSU President’s Teaching Academy (2020)
  • Smith Teaching and Learning Grant Recipient (2015)
  • Association for Research on Childhood Cancer Grant Recipient (2015)
  • ADVANCE External Mentor Grant Recipient (2013)
  • WSU Tri-Cities Multicultural Club Commitment to Diversity Award
    Recipient (2010)

Associations and Service Projects

  • Member of the American Psychological Association
  • Faculty Affairs Committee Member
  • Executive Committee
  • Department of Psychology


  • Bauman, S., & Taylor, G. (2020). College and the cure: Education and career considerations of childhood cancer survivors. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice. doi: 10/1080/19496591.2019.1704769
  • Bauman, S. S., Acker-Hocevar, M., Talbot, D., Visaya, A., Valencia, M., & Ambriz, J. (2019). Exploring and promoting the college attendance and success of racial/ethnic minority students. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 47, 37-48. doi: 100.1002/jmcd. 12119
  • Bauman, S. S. (2015). Fostering resilience in children experiencing developmental disruptions. In
    C.L. Juntunen & J. P. Schwartz (Eds). Counseling across the lifespan: Prevention and treatment (2nd ed., pp. 39-53). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.