R Selove

Rebecca Selove, Ph.D .

Research Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office:  RASP Building, Suite 1A-123  
email:  rselove@tnstate.edu
Phone:  (615) 963-2558



2002 – M.P.H.,  St. Louis University

1984 – Ph.D., Peabody College/Vanderbilt University      

1979 – M.A., Western Kentucky University

1974 – B.A., West Virginia University 

 Area of Expertise

Health promotion and behavior change for individuals, and in organizational systems; implementation science; promoting health equity; tobacco use prevention; cancer disparities in the U.S.; team science; community-engaged research; quality of life for cancer survivors and their caregivers

Courses Taught

Graduate Courses:

Professional Ethics for Counseling; Counseling of Children; Psychology of Sustainability 

Undergraduate Courses:

Human Development Across the Lifespan; Foundations of Counseling; Professional Ethics; Human Development

Research Interests

Implementation science in community settings; advancing health equity for people of color and residents of rural communities in the U.S., training and optimizing communication in team science; enhancing research capacities of social science/behavioral/health faculty members; promoting capacity to implement health promoting programs in African American churches; tobacco product use prevention among African American college students; promoting adoption of effective tobacco-free campus policies

Curriculum Vitae