Julie V. Battle, Ph.D

serves as the Psychology Department Chair and is an Associate Professor with credentials from the University of Houston and the University of Southern Mississippi. Her areas of expertise include Forensic Interviewing, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Severe Mental Illness, Victimization, Sexual Abuse, Parenting, and Child Abuse Prevention. Dr. Battle is also a licensed psychologist who works with law enforcement and DFCS in sexual abuse cases. Her role is to conduct forensic interviews with children who have made allegations of sexual abuse and to serve as an expert witness in court when these cases are prosecuted. She also has several publications and has been a part of the Brenau family for 13 years. jbattle@brenau.edu

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