Dr. Michael Craven

Michael Craven

Assistant Professor

Mosler Hall 571


  • PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Behavioral Medicine Emphasis, School of Psychological Science, University of Indianapolis
  • Pre-doctoral Residency in Health Psychology, Froedtert Hospital/Medical College of Wisconsin
  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, School of Psychological Science, University of Indianapolis
  • B.A., Psychology, Department of Psychology, Ohio University

Recent Courses Taught

  • PSY 111: Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 242: Abnormal Psychology
  • PSS 401C: Capstone in Clinical Psychological Science: Health Psychology

Research Interests

  • Health Promotion
  • Psychosocial contributors to obesity
  • Healthcare provider burnout

Selected Publications

[3] Fekete, E., Deichart, N., & Craven, M P. (2020). The interaction between gratitude and social support on well-being, stress, and eating. The Journal of Positive Psychology.

[2]  Craven, M. P., Fekete, E. M. (2019). Weight-Related Shame and Guilt, Intuitive Eating, and Binge Eating in Female College Students. Eating Behaviors.

[1]  Craven, M. P., De Groot, M., & Simons, Z. (2019). Diabetes Distress among Healthcare Providers: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice.

Ad Hoc Journal Reviewing

  • Emerging Adulthood (Since 2020)
  • Journal of American College Health (Since 2020)
  • Eating Behaviors (Since 2020)


  • Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michael_Craven7