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Christine W. Koth, PhD

Assistant Professor

- Adjunct

Departmental Affiliation(s):

Mental Health

Contact Information

624 N Broadway, 8th Floor
Baltimore , Maryland   21205


PhD , Johns Hopkins University BSPH
MS , Loyola College of MD


Dr. Koth's current research includes the evaluation of school- and community-based prevention and intervention programs for children. In addition to child mental health services research, Dr. Koth’s interests include neuropsychology, learning disabilities, and research methodology.

Honors and Awards

Paul V. Lemkau Award, JHBSPH, 2006 Child Mental Health Services Fellow, NIMH, 2001-2005 Psy Chi Honors, Loyola College, 1994

Child mental health; Learning Disabilities; Neuropsychology

  • Koth, CW. (under review). School climate. In RJR Levesque (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Adolescence. Springer

  • Koth, CW, Bradshaw, CP, & Leaf, P. (2009). Teacher Observation of Classroom Adaptation-Checklist (TOCA-C): Development and factor structure. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 42(1), 15-30.

  • Bradshaw, CP, Koth, CW, Thornton, LA, KJ, & Leaf, P. (2009). Altering school climate through school-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports: Findings from a group-randomized effectiveness trial. Prevention Science, 10(2), 100-115.

  • Bradshaw, CP, Debnam, KJ, Koth, CW, & Leaf, P. (2009). Preliminary Validation of the Implementation Phases Inventory (IPI) for Assessing Fidelity of School-wide Positive Behavior Supports. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions,11(3), 145-160.

  •  Koth, CW, Bradshaw, CP, & Leaf, P. (2008). A multilevel analysis of the perception of school climate: The effects of classroom-level factors. Journal of Educational Psychology, 100(1), 96-104.