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Debra Franko

Debra Franko

Professor of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology



Related Articles

Students examine mental health through the lens of another culture

Nearly two dozen stu­dents par­tic­i­pated in a Dia­logue of Civ­i­liza­tions pro­gram in Aus­tralia to learn about mental health and health psychology.


Eating your fruits and veggies

Deb Franko, a pro­fessor in the depart­ment of coun­seling and applied edu­ca­tional psy­chology, explains why some teenagers eat less fruit and veg­eta­bles than others.

Debra Franko

In matters of body image, one size doesn’t fit all

Psy­chol­o­gist who studies eating dis­or­ders finds ethnic back­ground may play a role in binge-​​eating behaviors.


Selected Publications

For a complete list of faculty citations, please visit iRis, Northeastern’s digital archive.


Socialcognitive correlates of fruit and vegetable consumption in minority and non-minority youth

(with Cousineau, T.M., Rodgers, R.F., Roehrig, J.P., and Hoffman, J.A.) Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.


Toward reducing risk for eating disorders and obesity in Latina college women

(with Jenkins, A., and Rodgers, R.F.) Journal of Counseling & Development.


Disordered eating following exposure to television and internet coverage of the March 2011 Japan earthquake

(with Rodgers, R.F., Brunet, A., Herbert, C., and Bui, E.) International Journal of Eating Disorders.

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