Angela Coppola

Angela Coppola , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, Co-Director, Applied and Community Research Center


  • Ph.D. Physical Education and Recreation (Behavioural Medicine and Health Psychology) with a specialization in Community-Based Research and Evaluation. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Conferred 2016. Dissertation: A community- based participatory approach to supporting Indigenous youth activity-promoting programming in Alberta.
  • M.S. Sport Studies, Kinesiology and Health (Sport Psychology). Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA. Conferred 2011. Thesis: Communication of sporting body ideals: Experiences of female NCAA Division I college athletes.
  • B.A. (Cum Laude) Psychology with a minor in Marketing. Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, USA. Conferred 2009. Honors Thesis: Are the associations between weight bias, health behavior, and psychological well-being the same for female athletes and non-athletes?