UMass Boston

Gregory Buchanan

Associate Lecturer

Areas of Expertise

clinical psychology


PhD. in clinical psychology from the University of Pennsylvania

Additional Information

Greg Buchanan earned a B.S. in psychology from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, an M.A. in experimental psychology from the University of Hawaii, and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his clinical training through Harvard University before taking a position as a visiting assistant professor of psychology at Williams College. Greg joined the faculty at Beloit college in Beloit, WI in 1999 and was tenured and promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 2005. He has chaired the department since 2007.

Every summer since 1992 Greg has taught at UMass/Boston. His teaching interests include abnormal psychology, personality, behavioral neuroscience and especially statistics. His research has focused on body image and eating disorders, explanatory style and cross-cultural psychology. Greg enjoys squash/racquetball, watching the Red Sox and spending time with his kitties Miss Lita, and King Fred the Earless.