Kelly O'Connor

Graduate Student


Kelly O’Connor is a doctoral student in the child/adolescent concentration of the clinical psychology doctoral program at VCU. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from DePaul University in 2014, and worked as a research assistant for two years before enrolling at VCU in 2016. Broadly, Kelly’s research interests include the etiology and trajectory of problem behaviors throughout childhood and adolescence, as well as school- and community-based interventions aimed at preventing youth violence.