Marilyn Franklin

Marilyn Franklin

Assistant Clinical Professor, Licensed Psychologist
Director of Psychology Clinic


313-577-8949 (fax)

Curriculum vitae




Marilyn Franklin

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

My research interests are related to mental health issues among low-income, urban adolescents, including disparity in mental health service utilization and stigmatization of mental health treatment.


 Dissertation Title: Mental health utilization among low-income, urban, African-American adolescents.

 Thesis Title: The Impact of PTSD and Shame on cortisol regulation among adolescents with a history of sexual abuse.


  • B.A., Psychology, New York University, 2000;
  • MSW, Social Work, City University of New York Hunter College, 2004;
  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Wayne State University, 2014;
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Developmental Disabilities, The Children's Center of Wayne County, 2015;

Awards and grants

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Student Award Program- Summer 2012

Courses taught by Marilyn Franklin

Winter Term 2024 (current)

Winter Term 2023