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Chris Kroft

Chris Kroft

Lecturer in Communication Arts and Sciences

229 Sparks Building
University Park , PA 16802
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Education:

  1. B.A., York College of Pennsylvania, 2000
  2. M.L.A., Johns Hopkins, 2004
  3. D.Ed. coursework, Penn State University, 2011-15

Biography:

Chris Kroft studies the communication experiences of adults with mood disorders.  He is particularly interested in how adults with bipolar spectrum disorder communicate during euthymic mood states.  Chris’s research also investigates the ways in which students with cognitive disabilities approach higher education courses in communication.  He has previously worked within the Department of Public Health Sciences at Penn State College of Medicine and currently volunteers time with Consumer Satisfaction Services of Harrisburg, an organization studying relapse among patients receiving mental health treatment.  Chris teaches courses on public speaking (CAS100A) and group communication (CAS100B).