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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

KAREN ANN CHRISTOFF

PSYCHOLOGY
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY
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310D PEABODY
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5195
Joined UM: 08/17/1982

Areas of Expertise

  • PSYCHOLOGY, ASSERTIVENESS TRAINING
  • PSYCHOLOGY, SHYNESS IN CHILDREN
  • PSYCHOLOGY, WEIGHT CONTROL

Brief Bio

Karen Christoff is Associate Professor of Psychology. Dr Christoff received her B.S. from the University of Rochester, her M.A. in General/Experimental Psychology from The State University of New York, College at Geneseo, and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from West Virginia University. She completed her internship/residency in Clinical Psychology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and is licensed to practice psychology in Mississippi. She is a Fellow of the Mississippi Psychological Association and holds Diplomas in Behavioral Medicine and Professional Psychotherapy from the International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling, and Psychotherapy. Her long-time research interests have been in social skills and social competence, particularly in children. She and her graduate students are currently involved in several research projects broadly directed at using social skills interventions to promote health and fitness.

Degrees

BS
PSYCHOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER, NEW YORK (1971)
MA
PSYCHOLOGY
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK/ALBANY, NEW YORK (1977)
PHD
PSYCHOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF WEST VIRGINIA/MORGANTOWN, VIRGINIA (1982)

Committee Memberships

Institutional Review Board-ORSP
Other Kind of Committee
University Assessment Committee-IR
Other Kind of Committee