Dr. Christine Pivot

Christine Privott, Ph.D., OTR/L



  • BS in OT Boston University
  • MA in Ed George Washington University
  • PhD Educational Leadership University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Research/Academic Interests

  • Theories of occupation and employability; history of social/occupational justice policies and current impact on individuals occupations; teaching in areas of occupational theories, qualitative research methods, and advocacy


Dr. Privott’s work can be found in several journals including:
  • International Journal of Social Science and Behavioral Research
  • Open Journal of Occupational Therapy
She has also co-authored books and book chapters including:
  • Book Reviewer for Occupational Therapy in Healthcare Journal
  • Chapter editor for Occupational Therapy in Mental Health

Associations/Affiliations/Work History

  • Professor, EKU, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
  • Adjunct Professor, EKU Eastern Kentucky University Women and Gender Studies Program
  • Program Coordinator, College of Southern Nevada, Occupational Therapy Assistant Program


  • Common Ground 2018 Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Award Recipient: International Award for Excellence for Volume 13 of the Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Journal Collection, 2018
  • Best Paper, International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research, 2016