About Dr. Bisconti

Dr. Toni Lynn Bisconti has been a faculty member at the University of Akron for 10 years.  She is a NE Ohio native.  She enjoys visiting with her family and friends.  She enjoys spending time in Cleveland watching anything from musicals at Playhouse Square to games at Quicken Loans Arena or Progressive Field.  In Akron, she takes advantage of the metro parks, as well as the local eatery and shopping establishments. As a life-long Ohioan, she is committed to focusing her research on our community dwelling adults in order to better understand the stressors associated with a variety of life long transitions.  

EDUCATION

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Emotion Regulation During Stress
Social Support
Control
Emotion Focused Coping Strategies
Adjustment to Widowhood

Diversity-Related Education

Racism

Homophobia

Coping with Discrimination

University of Notre Dame

Ph.D. in Psychology 

2001

University of Notre Dame

M.A. in Psychology 

1997

Youngstown State University

B.S. Psychology

1995

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