Cynthia Akagi, PhD

Core Faculty, Dissertation Chair, The Graduate School

Contact:
cakagi@ncu.edu

Area of Expertise:
• K-12 Health Education
• Community Health
• Adolescent Health
• Human Sexuality

Education:
• Ph.D., Kansas State University
• M.S., Kansas State University
• B.A., Fort Hays State University

Dissertation:
Marital and relationship ministry in congregations of denominational and ethnic diversity

Selected Publications:
• “Sexuality and HIV Education, Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors of Young Adults,” American Journal of Sexuality Education (2008)
• “Effects of an Online Binge Drinking Intervention for College Students,” American Journal of Health Studies (2008)
• “What? You Tube for Health Education,” American Journal of Health Education (2008)
• Dear Michael, Sexuality Education for Boys Ages 11-17 (Gylantic Publishing, 1996)
• Dear Larissa, Sexuality Education for Girls Ages 11-17 (Gylantic Publishing, 1994)

Selected Professional Experience:
• Associate Dean, School of Allied Health, Grantham University
• Assistant Professor, School of Education, Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences Department, University of Kansas at Lawrence