Bryan Karazsia

Associate Professor of Psychology, Dean for Curriculum and Academic Engagement


  • B.S., Denison University (Psychology)
  • M.A., Kent State University (Psychology)
  • Ph.D., Kent State University (Clinical Psychology; Minor in Quantitative Methods)

Courses Taught:

  • PSYC 212: Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 250: Statistics and Experimental Design
  • PSYC 325: Personality: Theory & Research
  • PSYC 340: Clinical Psychology

Recent I.S. Theses Supervised:

Nichapar Boonparlit
On How Food and Body Type Influences Internalization and Resulting Viewer Body Dissatisfaction

Olivia Cretella
Coercive Sexual Encounters: Adult Attachment as a Predictor of Emotional Response

Kathleen Gale
The Relationship Between Dark Triad Scores and Drinking Behaviors, Drug Use, Sexual Activity, and Co-Curricular Involvement in College Students

Ashley Pogue
Effects of Diet and Exercise on Stress Tolerance and Cognitive Processes involved with Mental Health

Alisha Bhatia
An Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior to Sleep Behavior: Exploring Personality as a Moderator

Fiona Brown
Objectification vs. Subjectification: Effects of Priming Sexual Objectification, Body Competence, or Social Competence on Cognitive Function in Women

Colleen Compliment
The Personality of a Drug User: Personality’s Effect on Perception of Anti-Drug Campaigns

Jessica Friesen
A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Efficacy of Art Therapy for Patients with Cancer

Kanika Issar
Women’s Menstrual Cycle, Buying Behaviours and Personality