B.A., University of Rochester
M.S.Ed. & M.Phil.Ed., University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Boston
Dr. Julie Koven is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at St. Francis College. She received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Boston and her master’s degrees in Mental Health Counseling and Professional Counseling from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her doctoral internship and postdoctoral training in collegiate mental health and is working toward New York State licensure as a psychologist.
Dr. Koven’s research focuses on gender and sexuality issues. Her current research investigates the nuances of sexual consent in the alcohol-involved sexual experiences of college students. She has also studied sexual assault prevention programming, positive sexuality development, and the experience of being “triggered.” Her work is guided by an understanding of how sociocultural contexts influence gender dynamics and identity development.
Dr. Koven teaches courses in general and applied psychology, including general psychology, abnormal psychology, lifespan development, psychology of gender, and group counseling.