Joni L. Mihura



University of Toledo

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Professional Bio

Joni L. Mihura, PhD, ABAP is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Toledo where she teaches graduate courses in Assessment, supervises Assessment Practicum, and teaches undergraduate Psychological Testing and Abnormal Psychology. She is Board Certified in Assessment Psychology (ABAP). Dr. Mihura received early career awards from both the Society for Personality Assessment (SPA) and the American Psychoanalytic Association as well as an SPA award for contributions to the literature. She is a Fellow of SPA, and currently serving as its President. She has published numerous articles and chapters on psychological assessment, and best known for her work with the Rorschach inkblot test—including systematic reviews and meta-analyses of the test’s validity. She is the co-editor of two recent books—Using the Rorschach Performance Assessment System (R-PAS) and the Handbook of Gender and Sexuality in Psychological Assessment, editor of a handbook in progress—The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Psychopathology Assessment—and first author w Gregory Meyer on another book in progress with Routledge, Understanding Rorschach Validity. She is the co-developer of a new Rorschach system, the Rorschach Performance Assessment System (R-PAS), for which she presents invited lectures and trainings internationally. In the past few years, Dr. Mihura has been developing a new area of expertise in psychosis for which she has many presentations as well as articles and chapters in the publication pipeline. This area of expertise is designed to inform the development of the new Thought and Perception Assessment System (TPAS), a Rorschach system designed to specifically assess psychosis.


Parent: University of Toledo

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Interest Group

Collaborative-Therapeutic Assessment, Psychoanalytic Assessment, Education and Training

Practice Assessment Activity Areas


Practice Assessment Populations Served

Adolescent, Adult