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Christine Privott Ph.D, OTR/L

Dr. Christine Privott
  • Professor- EKU Department of OS & OT, Adjunct Faculty- Women and Gender Studies Program
  • Ph.D. in Educational Leadership/Women Studies Congnate, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
  • MA in Higher Education, George Washington University
  • BS in Occupational Therapy, Boston University


Contact Information

  • Department: Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
  • Office: Dizney 109
  • Email:
  • Phone: (859)-622-6326


Christine Privott is Professor, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Department, and Adjunct Faculty, Women and Gender Studies program. Her teaching and qualitative research interests include gender and work with a focus on vulnerable populations’ and relationship to models of occupational science and occupational therapy. Dr. Privott conducts ongoing research in the community and with graduate students exploring women in addiction recovery and perceptions of employability; gender, behavioral, cultural, and psychosocial factors that impact occupation; and general social science approaches to understanding occupational therapy practice. Dr. Privott teaches undergraduate, entry-level graduate, and post-professional graduate OT students in theory, research methods, advocacy, and community-based practice and undergraduate WGS students in exploration of gender and work. “I explore the way men and women occupy their time - whether in the workplace, in recovery, the clinic, or from an evidence-based knowledge perspective".

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