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Alexis McKenney

Title: Assoc. Professor

Phone: 305-348-3905


Department(s): Leadership and Professional Studies

Alexis McKenney is an Associate Professor in Recreational Therapy at Florida International University. Her primary area of research and scholarship is in the area of character development and leisure. In particular, Alexis McKenney's research centers on evaluating the effects of prosocial behavior interventions on children and adolescents with behavior disorders or who are considered to be at-risk. She has presented on and published numerous articles and book chapters on topics that fall within the realm of character development.

Research Areas

Character development, prosocial behavior, moral development, anger management, behavior disorders