Ashley M. Coker-Cranney West Virginia University, USA
Ashley M. Coker-Cranney is an adjunct instructor for West Virginia University. She graduated with her PhD in Sport and Exercise Psychology and MA in Community Counseling from West Virginia University, her MS in Psychosocial Aspects of Sport from the University of Utah, and her BS in Psychology and BSPE in Physical Education from the University of Idaho. She conducts research related to sport deviance in the college setting, including research on disordered eating, general normative overconformity, and spectator behavior. Her research utilizes both quantitative and qualitative methods, including survey, archival, and interview designs. She strives to bridge the academic disciplines of sport psychology, sport sociology, and social psychology of sport throughout her work, using a variety of research methods to answer complex psychosocial and psychocultural research questions. She is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, working with athletes to enhance sport performance and general community members to promote healthy behavior change.