Associate Professor of Psychology
Office Location: 322 Olin Hall
Dr. Lengel is a licensed psychologist and health service provider in the state of Iowa. He earned his B.S. in Psychology from Olivet Nazarene University and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Oklahoma State University. Dr. Lengel currently teaches courses in psychopathology, clinical psychology, statistics, and introductory psychology.
His research program focuses on the clinical applications of dimensional personality traits, with the aim of informing and improving clinical case conceptualization, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment efforts. His research also extends to explore topics of personality-related maladaptive behaviors (e.g., nonsuicidal self-injury), clinical utility, diagnostic classification, as well as personality’s role in psychopathology and problems in living.