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Mike Raulin

Mike RaulinProfessional Overview

Michael Raulin is currently an adjunct faculty member at Youngstown State University. He also teaches graduate-level courses online through the University of Phoenix and maintains an adjunct faculty position at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he was on the faculty from 1978 through 2003.

Mike received his BS and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. At Buffalo, he was the director of the Psychological Services Center--the research and training clinic for the Ph.D. program in clinical psychology--and also headed the Ph.D. clinical psychology program for several years. He founded and directed the department’s Anxiety Disorders Clinic and maintained a small private practice for 20 years.

Dr. Raulin’s research has always focused on psychopathology, with most of his work on risk factors in schizophrenia. He has published 30 articles or chapters and is author of an abnormal psychology text and coauthor of a research methods textbook (now in the 8th edition). He served on the editorial board of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology and the Journal of Abnormal Psychology and reviewed papers for nearly 20 different journals and grant applications for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

He has been active in psychological affairs, locally, regionally, and nationally. He was president of the Psychological Association of Western New York, chaired the program committees for the Society for Research in Psychopathology and the Eastern Psychological Association, and was president of the National Association of Directors of Psychology Training Clinics and secretary of Society for Research in Psychopathology. He has an excellent reputation for his teaching, with evaluations that consistently place him among the top instructors at the university. He has won awards for teaching and public service and is listed in Who’s Who in Among Rising Young Americans, Who’s Who Among Health Service Professionals, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care.

Personal Activities

When not working, Mike can be found golfing, bowling, biking, working out, going out to dinner, or attending Rotary meetings. His golf game needs considerable work, but he have given up on the idea that he will ever make it onto the Champion's Tour, unless they let him to use his considerable handicap.

Rotary Involvement

Mike is an active member of the Rotary Club of Canfield, Ohio, and is responsible for their website ( and for the district website ( He has also become involved in the Rotary Global History Fellowship and am now the webmaster of one of their websites (

Mike was president of the Canfield club in 2011-2012, and will begin a three year term as assistant governor for the clubs in the Mahoning Valley starting in July of 2013. He is a trainer for incoming presidents at the All Ohio PETS program (President-Elect Training). At the Canfield club, he is the photographer, co-editor of the newsletter, and will be the Vocational Avenue of Service chair for 2013-2014.