Research methods, statistics, adolescent psychopathology, emerging adulthood
Statistics, advanced modeling, developmental psychopathology, adolescent psychopathology, emerging adulthood, high risk populations, Southeast Asia.
BA/MPH: University of Michigan, MA/Ph.D: Emory University
Dr. Frye has a BA in Southeast Asian studies with a specialization in Indonesia. She has an MPH in reproductive health. She received her Ph.D. in 2001 in Clinical Psychology with a focus on adolescent psychopathology. She completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at Vanderbilt University. She has four years experience as a full time lecturer at the University of Toledo and at the University of Massachusetts-Boston. Prior to coming to UML Dr. Frye worked as a research scientist and methodologist at the Wellesley Centers for Women. Dr. Frye is particularly interested in making research and statistics courses accessible and even enjoyable for students from all types of learning backgrounds and abstract abilities, and understanding the ways in which these cornerstone courses fit into the overall department curriculum. She is also interested in understanding the factors that influence freshman year retention and attrition, and maximizing freshman year academic experiences.
Dr. Frye is particularly fond of non-human creatures including but not limited to cats, dogs, birds and donkeys.