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Christine W. Koth, PhD

  • Assistant Professor - Adjunct

Departmental Affiliations

Contact Information

Baltimore County Public Schools
9611 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 305
Baltimore, Maryland 21220


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PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2006
MS, Loyola College of Maryland, 1994


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.