Kristin   Croyle

Professor  

Phone: (956) 665-3671
Email: kristin.croyle@utrgv.edu

Dr. Kristin Croyle

  • Education

    • PhD, Psychology, The University of Montana, 2000
    • MA, Psychology, The University of Montana, 1997
    • BS, Psychology, University of Utah, 1994




Selected Publications


  • Kristin Croyle and E. Alfaro. Applying Team- Based Learning with Mexican American Students in the Social Science Classroom. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, 2012.

  • N. Ceballos, M. Czxyzewska, and Kristin Croyle. "College Drinking among Latinos(as) on the United States and Mexico," The American Journal on Addictions 21, no. 6 (2012): 544-549.

  • K Croyle, Amy Weimer, and R Eisenman. "Context of assessment changes relationships between test anxiety and related variables," International Journal of Adolescence and Youth. 17, (2012): 11-20.

  • Philip Gasquoine, Kristin Croyle, C. Cavazos-Gonzalez, and O. Sandoval. Language of administration and neuropsychological test performance in neurologically intact Hispanic American bilingual adults. . Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. 22, 2007: 991-1001.

  • Kristin Croyle. "Self-Harm Experiences among Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Young Adults," Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences 29, no. 2 (2007): 242-253.

  • Kristin Croyle and J. Waltz. "Subclinical Self-Harm: Range of Behaviors, Extent, and Associated Characteristics," American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 77, no. 2 (2007): 332-342.

  • B. Thompsan, J. Waltz, Kristin Croyle, and A. Pepper. "Trait Meta-Mood and Affect as Predictors of Somatic Symptoms and Life Satisfaction," Personality and Individual Differences 43, no. 7 (2007): 1786-1795.

  • Kristin Croyle. Acute Reactions to Trauma and Psychotherapy: A Multidisciplinary and International Perspective. Haworth Medical Press, 2005.

  • Kristin Croyle. "Early Trauma Responses and Psychopathology: Setting Up the Stage," Journal if Trauma and Dissociation 6, no. 2 (2005): 1-3.

  • L. Caswell, P. Vitaliano, Kristin Croyle, J. Scanlan, J. Zhang, and A. Daruwala. "Negative Associations of Chronic Stress and Cognitive Performance in Older Adult Spouse Caregivers," Experimental Aging Research 29, no. 3 (2003): 303-318.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Kristin Croyle. Improving Hispanic Student Success through Experiential Learning, U.S. Dept of Education, $3,061,967.00 (2013 - 2019)

  • Kristin Croyle. Comprehensive Student Success Program, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, $35,000.00 (June 2012 - August 2014)

  • Kristin Croyle. Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Work-Study Student Mentorship Program, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, $270,000.00 (September 2011 - August 2013)

  • Kristin Croyle. Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Texas Postsecondary Project, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, $50,000.00 (May 1, 2010 - August 1, 2012)

  • Kristin Croyle. Developmental Education Demonstration Project for Public Universities, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, $400,000.00 (June 2010 - June 2012)

  • Kristin Croyle. An Investigation of National Prejudice Indicators and FBI Hate Crime Statistics, UTPA Undergraduate Research Initiative, $1,611.00 (January 2010 - May 2010)

  • Kristin Croyle. Predictors of Ability to Respond to Suicidal Statements in a Helpful Manner, UTPA Undergraduate Research Initiative, $2,000.00 (September 2008 - May 2009)

  • Kristin Croyle. UTPA Faculty Development Grant, $967.00 (March 2009)

  • Kristin Croyle. The Relationship Between Self-Efficacy and Ability to Respond to Suicidal Statements in a Beneficial Manner, UTPA Undergraduate Research Initiative, $1,260.00 (June 2008 - August 2008)

  • Kristin Croyle. Grants for Research and Teaching, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, $1,200.00 (November 2006 - July 2007)



Selected Presentations


  • Kristin Croyle. "Engaging Students Through Experiential Education," College of Education Research Academy, University of Texas-Brownsville, Brownsville, TX (January 2015)

  • Kristin Croyle. "College Success in the Rio Grande Valley," The University of Texas at Brownsville College of Education Research Week, Brownsville, TX (March 2014)

  • Kristin Croyle, James Aldridge, and Valerie James-Aldridge. "Creating more "local" governance," American Association of University Professors Conference on Shared Governance, Washington D.C. (November 2010)

  • Kristin Croyle and D. Guerra. "The Community Historical Archaeology Project with Schools (CHAPS): A New Community-Focused Research Program in the Lower Rio Grande Valley," The 81st Annual Meeting of the Texas Archaeological Society, Texas Archaeological Society, Corpus Christie, TX (October 2010)

  • Kristin Croyle, J. Gonzalez, C. Velazquez, J. Alaniz, and H. Cuellar. "The Relationship Between Current Alcohol Use, First Age of Use, and Self-Harm," The 56th Annual Convention of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Southwestern Psychological Association, Dallas, TX (April 2010)

  • Kristin Croyle, C. Velazquez, J. Gonzalez, and H. Cuellar. "The Relationship Between Self Harm and Body Satisfaction," The 56th Annual Convention of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Southwestern Psychological Association, Dallas, TX (April 2010)

  • Kristin Croyle and N. Herrera. "An Investigation of National Prejudice Indicators and FBI Hate Crime Statistics," The 4th Annual CSBS Conference on Research and Teaching in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Edingburg, TX (February 2010)

  • Kristin Croyle and E. Escorza. "The Importance of the Characteristics of Childhood Victimization in the Revictimization of Hispanic Women," The 4th Annual CSBS Conference on Research and Teaching in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Edinburg, TX (February 2010)

  • Grant Benham, Kristin Croyle, and Frederick Ernst. "Ethical implications of asking sensitive questions," Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), Nashville, TN (November 2009)

  • Kristin Croyle, R. Garcia, C. Rodriguez, and V. Escamilla. "An Outcome Evaluation of Suicide Intervention Skills Improvement," The 55th Annual Convention of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Southwestern Psychological Association, San Antonio, TX (April 2009)