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  • Bieke D. Puncochar

    Lecturer with Ph.D.

    Dr. Puncochar earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Vanderbilt University.  Originally from Belgium, she first completed her Master’s degree in clinical psychology at the University of Leuven and then moved to Nashville to pursue a doctoral degree.  Her dissertation research focused on how emotions, in particular disgust, influence moral judgments about others' misconduct.  Dr. Puncochar completed her clinical internship at the University of Louisville in Kentucky, where she received the Child Clinical and Pediatric Psychology Internship Award for Excellence.  In addition to teaching at Vanderbilt, she practices as a child and family psychologist.