Raymond P. Tucker is a clinical psychologist who started his position as an assistant professor of psychology at Louisiana State University in August of 2017. There he teaches undergraduate courses in psychology, graduate courses in clinical psychology, and founded the LSU Mitigation of Suicidal Behavior research laboratory. As a clinical assistant professor of psychology at LSUHSC/OLOL, he trains medical staff/students in suicide-specific evidence-based assessment and intervention protocols.
Raymond’s research broadly focuses on the enhancement of theoretical models of suicide and suicide risk assessment tools. He has a particular interest in determining current and historical cultural factors that influence suicide risk and resilience in marginalized populations, such as transgender veterans and Indigenous youth.