Trisha Karr

Dr. Karr’s primary area of interest is the connection between physical activity and mental well-being. She is also interested in efforts to reduce mental health stigma on college campuses.

Dr. Karr teaches the courses:

  • PSY 210 Intro to Psychological Science
  • PSY 250 Developmental Psychology
  • PSY 324 Adult Development & Aging
  • PSY 327 Health Psychology
  • PSY400 Independent Study/Research
  • PSY408 Advanced Research Methods
  • PSY498 Seminar


  • PhD: Developmental Psychology | Loyola University, Chicago
  • MA: Clinical Psychology | Roosevelt University, Chicago
  • BA: Psychology & Art | Luther College | Decorah, IA

Supervised Student Research

Students may be able to assist with Dr. Karr’s research involving health behaviors and mental well-being. Students who have an independent area of research interest are also encouraged to propose a new project.

Dr. Trisha Karr
Associate Professor

Phelps 231E


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