Dr. Christian Vaccaro

  • Dr. Christian VaccaroAssociate Professor

    Office Location

    McElhaney Hall, 102B
    724-357-2734 
    C.A.Vaccaro@iup.edu

    Follow Dr. Vaccaro on his personal webpage and blog.

    Education

    • Pennsylvania State University, BA
    • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, MA
    • Florida State University, MS
    • Florida State University, PhD

    Biography

    Christian Vaccaro’s research interests are in sociological social psychology. Specifically, he has published and presented multiple research manuscripts that link together by their insights into how patterns of interactions between people in real world settings influence emotions, identities, and behaviors.

    He serves the university as director of Training for the Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute for Community Behavioral Health, University Merit Scholarship advisor, Sociology Department program assessment point person, member of the Sociology Department Masters’ Committee, board member of the Frederick Douglass Institute For Intercultural Research, Legislative Committee co-chair for APSCUF, and Sociology Department Online Education Sub-Committee chairperson. He is also active in public service and was an elected council member for the borough of Leechburg from 2013 to 2018, which you can read about in his context magazine online article.

    Areas of Expertise

    Sociological Social Psychology, Gender, Deviance, Media and Culture, Qualitative Research Methods

    Dr. Christian Vaccaro CV