Aubrey Etopio, Ph.D


Contact Information:


Office:       Math/Psychology 302

Phone:      410.455.3450

Fax:           410.455.1055

Lab:           N/A


Ph.D. – University of Nevada, Reno (2020)

Fall 2023 Office Hours:

2:30PM – 4:00 PM
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Area of Study:

Social psychology

Research Interests:

Dr. Etopio’s research interests focus on emotions, in particular the emotion of fear as it relates to an individual’s fear of crime and the demographic predictors of crime on an individual’s perception of safety.

Courses Taught:  

Introduction to Psychology (Psyc 100)

Psychology Takes on the Media (Psyc 300)

Research Design I (Psyc 311)

Social Psychology (Psyc 340)

Psychology of Motivation (Psyc 360)

Psychology of Emotions (Psyc 393)

Undergraduate Research and Training Opportunities: 

Dr. Etopio serves as the Psychology Department’s Undergraduate Internship Coordinator.  Working with  Career Services (UMBC Works), Dr. Etopio assists students with their internship placements.

Leadership roles in the Department/College/University:

Psychology Internship Coordinator

Selected Publications:

Etopio, A. L., Devereux, P., & Crowder, M. (2019). Perceived campus safety as a mediator between gender and mental health in national college sample. Women & Health, 59(7), 703–717. doi:10.1080/03630242.2018.1549646