Carl Lejuez

Primary office:
Strong Hall
Room 200
University of Kansas
1450 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045


Carl W. Lejuez was named interim provost and executive vice chancellor of the University of Kansas in Spring 2018 and began his responsibilities on April 30, 2018. He began his tenure at the University of Kansas as dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at KU on Feb. 1, 2016. Prior to joining KU, Dr. Lejuez was professor of psychology; founding director of the Center for Addictions, Personality, and Emotion Research; and associate dean of research for the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland. Dr. Lejuez's research is translational in nature, applying laboratory methods to understand real world clinical problems and then applying this knowledge to develop novel assessment and treatment strategies. His research spans the clinical domains of addictions, personality pathology, and mood disorders. Dr. Lejuez is a co-creator of the therapeutic modality Brief Behavioral Activation for Depression (BATD) and Behavior Works LLC.