Provost, Sacred Heart University
Robin Lynn Cautin was named Provost of Sacred Heart University in October 2021. Robin served as dean of Sacred Heart University’s College of Arts & Sciences from 2014-2021. Prior to her time at SHU, she served variously as department chairperson, dean of undergraduate education, associate provost, and professor of psychology at Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY. Cautin completed her postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology at Columbia University and her doctorate in clinical psychology at Case Western Reserve University. She earned her bachelor’s degree with distinction in psychology and philosophy at the University of Delaware. Cautin is a noted scholar in the history of psychology and of clinical psychology in particular. She is the co-editor in chief of the five-volume Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology, published by Wiley-Blackwell in January 2015, and has recently agreed to author a book for Oxford University Press on the history of psychotherapy in the United States.