Menu Close
Professor of Psychology, Clemson University

Dr. Zinzow is a Professor and Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the Department of Psychology. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Traumatic Stress at the National Crime Victims Research & Treatment Center at MUSC before assuming her faculty position at Clemson University in 2008.

Dr. Zinzow's research focuses on trauma and mental health, and she has authored over 50 publications in scientific, peer-reviewed journals. She has conducted extensive research on sexual violence, and has recently served as Co-Principal Investigator on two grants to investigate technology-based sexual violence prevention programs. Dr. Zinzow was Co-Principal Investigator on a SAMHSA-funded campus suicide prevention grant and Co-Founder of Tigers Together to Stop Suicide. She serves as a consultant for the National Mass Violence and Victimization Resource Center.

Dr. Zinzow received the Thomas Green Clemson Award for Excellence in 2022, the President's Commission on Women Outstanding Woman Faculty Member Award in 2019, and the CBBS Emerging Scholar Research Excellence award in 2011. She plays leadership roles in Clemson's NSF Tigers ADVANCE initiative to improve campus gender equity and has served on the Clemson University Well-Being Initiative, Sexual Violence Task Force and Title IX Hearing Board.


  • –present
    Professor of Psychology , Clemson University