Loras College, 2015
B.S., University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2004
M.S., University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 2006
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 2011
Dr. Schilder earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her teaching and research interests are clinical in nature. She is interested in mental health diagnoses and cross-cultural issues.
Schilder teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. In the undergraduate program, she teaches Introductory Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Intro to Clinical Psychology and Human Sexuality. In the graduate program, she teaches Helping Relationships, Social and Cultural Diversity, Marriage and Family, Assessment and other clinical courses. Her research involves studying the impacts that autism has on the family, availability of services and cross-cultural implications of diagnosis and treatment. She enjoys working with students in learning the research process, conducting research and presenting at professional conferences. She has taken students to the national American Psychological Association Convention to present for several years.