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Shane W. Kraus, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department(s): Psychology
Office: CBC-B 347
Mail Code: 5030
Phone: 702-895-0214
Email: shane.kraus@unlv.edu

Research Interests

Shane Kraus is interested in the study of psychopathology, substance use disorders, gambling disorder, and compulsive sexual behavior disorder (CSBD). He is particularly interested in using behavioral, epidemiological, and neurobiological methods to assess factors that contribute to the development of addictive behaviors and other co-occurring psychiatric disorders among high-risk groups (e.g., US military veterans, young adults).

Dr. Kraus received his PhD in clinical psychology (emphasis: community psychology) from Bowling Green State University in 2013. He completed his pre-doctoral psychology internship at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System in 2013 and his post-doctoral advanced psychology fellowship at the VISN 1 New England MIRECC, VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry in 2015.

Dr. Kraus will not be accepting graduate students for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Website: http://ba.sites.unlv.edu/