Matthew William Carlson

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Human Development and Family Science

Doctoral Candidate (MFT Emphasis)

375 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602


workOffice Phone: 502.633.8178

Curriculum Vitae


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
M.S. Family Sciences University of Kentucky 2013
B.S. Family Sciences University of Kentucky 2011


Matthew Carlson earned his MS in Family Sciences at the University of Kentucky in 2013.  He has been practicing marriage and family therapy since 2012 and is a licensed associate marriage and family therapist in the state of Georgia. 

Matthew is currently a PhD candidate in the Marriage and Family Therapy program in the Human Development and Family Sciences department at the University of Georgia. 

Matthew’s research focuses on child sexual abuse, sexual revictimization, and family/community contexts.  His mentor is Dr. Assaf Oshri and he is a part of the Youth Development Institute.