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Cynthia G. Akagi, PhD

Distinguished Core - Part Time Professor, School of Education

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Areas of Expertise:

  • ​K12 Health Education
  • Community Health


  • ​PhD, Human Ecology and M.S. Family Life Education & Consultation, Kansas State University,
  • B.S. Communications, Fort Hays State University


  • ​Marital and Relationship Ministry in Congregations of Denominational and Ethnic Diversity

Research Areas of Interest:

  • Sexuality Education
  • K-12 Health Education
  • Community Health

Select Publications:

  • ​Salter R. & Akagi C.G. (2020). Examination of preferred learning styles of US dental students with learning disabilities. Journal of Dental Education, (84) 4,458-463
  • Kniss, D.D. & Akagi, C.G. (2008). Sexuality and HIV Education, Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors of Young Adults. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 3:4 355-373.
  • Hedman, A. and Akagi, C.G. (2008). Effects of an Online Binge Drinking Intervention for College Students. American Journal of Health Studies. 23:1, 17-26
  • Akagi, C.G. (2008). What? YouTube for Health Education. American Journal of Health Education. 139:1, 58-60.

Select Professional Experience:

  • ​​Twenty years of experience teaching human sexuality and K-12 health education