Denise Hatter-Fisher, Professor, Psychology

Denise Hatter-Fisher

Phone
614-823-1987

Email
dhatter@otterbein.edu

Office
Psychology House 202

Education

  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1985
  • M.A., The Ohio State University, 1982
  • B.A., Saint Augustine’s College, 1980

Research, Creative, & Professional Work

  • Stress & Health Psychology
  • Diversity in Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Stress & Self Regulation Skills in Communities of Color
  • Stress, Depression, Alexithymia, & Health
  • Locus of Control in Ethnic Women
  • Depression in Black Women Across Generations

Publications

  • Hatter-Fisher, D. & Harper, W. (2017). The relevance of depression, alexithymia and internalized Racism to blood pressure in African Americans. The International Journal of Health, Wellness, and Society, 7(1), 49-60.
  • Hatter-Fisher, D., Harper, W. & Schaffner, B. (2015).  Promoting hypertension risk reduction: Outcomes of an academic-urban community project collaboration. The Negro Educational Review (Special Issue: Health), 66 (1-4), 69-87.
  • Hatter-Fisher, D., Hilton, D. B. & McCray, B. (2009). Unhealthy alliances of internalized racism. Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 42 (1), 22-41.
  • Hatter, D. (July 2001). Afrocentric worldview and college adjustment: Implications for mentoring. The Mentor: Journal of Mentoring and Field Experience, 1(1), 28-37.
  • Hatter, D. & Robinson, R. (1999, December) Health promotion revisited. Psych Discourse 30(12), 14-15.
  • Hatter, D. Y. & Ottens, A. J. (1998). Afrocentric worldview and Black students' adjustment to a predominantly white university: Does worldview matter?  College Student Journal, 32(3), 472-480.
  • Hatter, D. & Wright, J. (1993). Health and the African American man: A Selective review of the literature. Journal of Men's Studies, 1(3), 267-276.

Affiliations & Awards

Affiliations
  • Apex Counseling Services Inc. Columbus, Ohio
  • Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists
Awards
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Peace and Justice (2006)
  • Exemplary Teaching Award United Methodist Church (2018)