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Russ Walsh

Associate Professor
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts

239 Rockwell Hall
Phone: 412.396.5067


Ph.D., Psychology, University of New Mexico, 1993
M.A., Psychology, University of New Mexico, 1989
B.A., Psychology, Long Island University, 1985

Russ Walsh is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 25 years of experience working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico, and his research has focused primarily on phenomenological and hermeneutic methodology. He has served as Director of Clinical Training, Psychology Clinic Director, and Department Chair, and has overseen more than 25 dissertations involving the elaboration of qualitative research methods.

After two decades of being centrally involved with Duquesne's Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program, he is currently focused on teaching in the undergraduate psychology program.

Recent Publications

Walsh, R. & Koelsch, L.E. (2012). Building across fault lines in qualitative research. The Humanistic Psychologist, 40(4), 380-390.

Walsh, R. (2012). Mindfulness and empathy: A hermeneutic circle. In Bien & Hick (Eds.), Mindfulness and the Therapeutic Relationship. Guilford Press.

Walsh, R. (2012). On evidence and argument in phenomenological research. The Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology.

Other Scholarly Work
Undergraduate Courses

Science and Faith, PSYC 250 (Spring Break Away Course)

Applied Psychology Practicum, PSYC 391

Graduate Courses

Advance Clinical Theory and Practice, PSYC 663