Kevin Hynes

Ph.D., Marriage and Family Therapy

Entered the Program: 2013

Hometown: Plymouth, MN

Current Program: Ph.D. Marriage and Family Therapy

Previous Education:

  • M.A., Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Connecticut, 2015
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Minnesota, 2011
  • B.S., Family Social Science, University of Minnesota, 2011

Research Interests:

  • Minority client engagement in therapy
  • Processes of therapy
  • Asian American Mental Health

Advising Committee:

  1. Major Advisor: Dr. Rachel B. Tambling
  2. Associate Advisor: Dr. Linda C. Halgunseth
  3. Associate Advisor: Dr. Annamaria Csizmadia
  4. Associate Advisor: Dr. Noel Card

Degree Milestones:

  • Comprehensive Exam: 12/27/18
  • Dissertation Proposal: 3/28/18

Assistantship Experience:

  • Humphrey Clinic Assistant Director, 2017-Present
  • Instructor of Record for HDFS 3340 Individual and Family Interventions, 2016-Present
  • HDFS Advising Office 2017-2018
  • Humphrey Clinic Data and Technology Assistant, 2015-16
  • Teaching assistant for 2004W Research Methods, 2013-2015


  • 2018-2019     UConn HDFS Dr. Frederick G. Humphrey Fellowship
  • 2018-2019     UConn HDFS Mattoon-Kline Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • 2017, 2018     UConn HDFS Summer Fellowship for Advanced Graduate Students
  • 2017-2018      AAMFT/SAMSHA Doctoral Minority Fellowship Program
  • 2015                Connecticut Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference,   Best Poster
  • 2010, 2011     Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), University of Minnesota
  • 2010                Scholarly Excellence in Equity and Diversity Award, 2010. University of Minnesota

Professional Memberships, Posts, and Activities

  • 2013-Present   Pre-Clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • 2014-Present   Student member of the National Council on Family Relations
  • 2018-Present   Student member of the American Psychological Association, Division 45 Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race
  • 2018-Present   Professional member of the American Counseling Association
  • 2018-Present   Student member of the Asian American Psychological Association
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