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Angela Knight, J.D.
Psychology of Grief. Thanatology and Unresolved grief. The Natural History of Bereavement
Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11:00am to noon and 1:00pm to 1:30pm
Tuesday 9am to 11am
I have been teaching at the college level since 2003. I started my teaching career as an adjunct teaching psychology courses and a college success courses at Rose State and UCO. In addition I taught law classes at Metropolitan college from 2003 to 2006. In 2006 I accepted a faculty position at UCO and have been teaching here ever since.
Education and Certifications
BA in Psychology from The University of Central Oklahoma.
Completion of Thesis during my BA
Thesis title: Evolutionary perspective on mate selection in males
Juris Doctorate from Oklahoma City University
Family and friends
Professional and Community Involvement
Volunteering within the UCO community
Supporting the Endeavor games
Teaching grief coping seminars for a singles community
Knowledge is power
Learning should be fun
Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities
Research ares: grief and death education, death anxiety,and the funerals impact on grief recovery
Scholarly activities: mentoring RSCA grants, guiding research groups, working with student research assistants, Oklahoma research day
Published work: Using Depersonalization in grief assignments to illustrate the necessity of personalizing grief in funeral service education. Published 2011, Journal of Funeral Service Education. The effects of death education on anxiety: Analyzed through word choice. Published 2018. Journal of Funeral Service Education
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