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Christine Privott Ph.D, OTR/L

Dr. Christine Privott
  • Professor/Adjunct Faculty, Women and Gender Studies Program
  • Ph.D. in Educational Leadership/Women Studies Track, 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 currently a professor in the Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Department, and 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 with graduate students - studying women in addiction recovery and perceptions of employability. She also mentors occupational therapy masters students’ theses work exploring individuals’ diverse gender, behavioral, cultural, and psychosocial factors and impact on occupation.

“I enjoy exploring the way men and women occupy their time - whether in the workplace, in recovery, the clinic, or in evidence-based knowledge perspective. I try to encourage students to think creatively and diversely, and to know they are capable of learning and unique in different ways. Students are smart!” Dr. Christine Privott

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