Patricia Frazier

College of Liberal Arts
Twin Cities

Award Year
University Award
Distinguished Teachers Graduate and Professional
Section B

, Location 40

Patricia Frazier is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor and Distinguished University Teaching Professor in the Psychology Department. For more than 30 years, she has mentored hundreds of students while conducting high-impact research on the effects of stress and trauma.

As Associate Chair and Director of Graduate Studies, Dr. Frazier transformed graduate education in Psychology. She also established the Patricia Frazier Overcoming Obstacles Scholarship fund to help students overcome financial obstacles to achieve their educational goals.