Bryan T. Karazsia

Bryan Karazsia

Associate Professor - Psychology [On Leave 2020-2021]

Office: Galpin 110
Phone: 330-263-2008



  • B.S., Denison University (Psychology)
  • M.A., Kent State University (Psychology)
  • Ph.D., Kent State University (Clinical Psychology; Minor in Quantitative Methods)

Courses Taught

  • PSYC 212: Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 250: Statistics
  • PSYC 325: Personality: Theory & Research
  • PSYC 325L: Personality Lab
  • PSYC 340: Clinical Psychology
  • PSYC 450-451: Independent Study

Publications (Selected)

See a complete list of publications.

*Asterisk denotes Wooster student author

  • Karazsia, B.T., Murnen, S.K., & Tylka, T.L. (2017). Is body dissatisfaction changing across time? A cross-temporal meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 143, 293-320.
  • Karazsia, B.T., & *Smith, L. (2016). Preparing for graduate-level training in professional psychology: Comparisons across clinical Ph.D., counseling Ph.D. and clinical Psy.D. programs. Teaching of Psychology, 43, 305-313.
  • Karazsia, B.T., & *Wong, K. (2016). Does training in table creation enhance table interpretation? A quasi-experimental study with follow-up. Teaching of Psychology, 43, 126-130.
  • *Benton, C., & Karazsia, B.T. (2015). The effect of thin and muscular images on women's body satisfaction. Body Image: An International Journal of Research, 13, 22-27.
  • Karazsia, B.T. & *Muller, A.P. (2014). Depictions of safety gear usage in the world's most popular video games. Journal of Media Psychology, 26, 4-9. Note: Manuscript appears in Special Issue on "Trends in Health Communication".
  • Karazsia, B.T., Berlin, K. S., Armstrong, B., Janicke, D. M., & *Darling, K. E. (2014). Integrating mediation and moderation to advance theory development and testing. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 39, 163-173. Note: Manuscript is part of a March 2014 special issue on Quantitative Methodologies.
  • Karazsia, B.T., van Dulmen, M.H.M., *Wong, K., & Crowther, J. H. (2013). Thinking meta-theoretically about the role of internalization in the development of body dissatisfaction and body change behaviors. Body Image: An International Journal of Research, 10, 433-441. 
  • Karazsia, B.T., Stavnezer, A.J., & *Reeves, J.W. (2013). Graduate training in clinical neuropsychology: The importance of undergraduate training. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 28, 711-720.