Krystof Kaniasty, Ph.D.

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Krystof Kaniasty, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor
Department of Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania


Dr. Krys Kaniasty is a distinguished university professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania . He is also a research associate in the Institute of Psychology, Polish Academy of Sciences. He is the past editor of Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal, past president of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR), and member of Founding Editorial Board, J-STAR: Journal of Stress, Trauma, Anxiety, and Resilience.

Research Interests

Dr. Kaniasty's research interests include social support exchanges in the context of stressful and potentially traumatic life events at both community (e.g., disasters, acts of terrorism, political crises) and individual (e.g., criminal victimization, unemployment, illness) levels.


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