Tracy Casanova

Assistant Professor

Tracy Casanova

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior: Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities


Dr. Tracy Casanova is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior. She attended Michigan State University where she received a BS in Psychology. She went on to earn an MPhil in Social and Developmental Psychology from the University of Cambridge. She concluded her graduate education in Psychology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale where she received a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology and a graduate certificate in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Dr. Casanova completed her pre-doctoral internship at Southern Illinois University Counseling and Psychological Services. She finished her training at Charlie Norwood VAMC with a postdoctoral fellowship specializing in Military Sexual Trauma. Dr. Casanova’s expertise lies in working with individuals who have experienced trauma and the LGBTQ community. She is passionate about social justice and focuses her research on examining intersectional issues of identity. She volunteers her time at the Equality Clinic and the LGBTQ Patient-and-Family Advisory Council through Augusta University Health. Dr. Casanova is licensed in the state of Georgia and a member of APA Division 35 (Women) and Division 44 (Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity)

  • ECRH


  • CER, Women's Studies Southern Illinois University a, 2016

  • Ph.D., Psychology, General Southern Illinois University a, 2016

  • MPHIL, Social Psychology University of Cambridge - Fitz, 2008

  • BS, Psychology, General Michigan State University, 2007


  • PSYC GA BRD of Examiners of Psy, 2017