Krista D. Mincey, MPH, DrPH


  • BS, Chemistry, Georgia College & State University
  • MPH, General, Armstrong Atlantic State University
  • DrPH, Community Health Behavior & Education, Georgia Southern University


Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)®

Research Interest

Dr. Mincey’s research interests include Black men’s health, college student health, and mental health. Specifically, her research focuses on the influence of social and cultural factors on the health behaviors and health outcomes of Black men in college and the role of masculinity in the health behaviors and health outcomes of Black men in college.

Selected Publications

  • Reese, N.*, Mincey, K., & Felder, K.* (2020). Understanding what influences the sexual behaviors among Black males in College. Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships, 6(3), 13-27. doi: 10.1353/bsr.2020.0005
  • Rodney, A.* & Mincey, K. Understanding the relationship between student loan debt and stress among female students at an HBCU (2020). Journal of African American Studies. doi:10.1007/s12111-020-09468-5
  • Rodney, A.*, Mincey, K. D., Gross, T., Marshall, N., Felder, K., Griffin, A.*, Reid, I.*, & Watson, K.*(2019). Grown woman: Understanding what influences health behaviors in Black female students at a HBCU. Journal of American College Health. doi: 10.1080/07448481.2019.1594828
  • Felder, K.*, Mincey, K. D., Turner, B. L., Smith, T*, Marshall, N.A. (2019). Black Women and the Health of Black College Men. Journal of Community Health. doi: 10.1007/s10900-019-00672-3
  • Mincey, K., Turner, B., Brown, A.*, & Maurice, S.* (2017). Understanding barriers to healthy behaviors in black college men. Journal of American College Health,65(8),567-574. doi:10.1080/07448481.2017.1360305
  • Mincey, K., Turner, B., Anderson, K.*, Maurice, S.*, Neal, R.*, & White, C.* (2017). Prostate knowledge, attitudes and beliefs in college Black men: A qualitative study. Journal of Community Health, 42(6), 1096-1101. doi: 10.1007/s10900-017-0357-0
  • Mincey, K., Alfonso, M., Hackney, A., & Luque, J. (2015). The influence of masculinity on coping in undergraduate Black men. The Journal of Men’s Studies, 23(3), 315-330. doi: 10.1177/1060826515605022
  • Mincey, K. D., Alfonso, M., Hackney, A., & Luque, J. (2014). Being a Black man: Development of the Masculinity Inventory Scale (MIS) for Black men. The Journal of Men’s Studies, 22(3), 167-179. doi: 10.3149/jms.2203.167
  • Mincey, K., Alfonso, M., Hackney, A., & Luque, J. (2014). Understanding masculinity in undergraduate African American men: A qualitative study. American Journal of Men’s Health, 8(5), 387-398. doi: 10.1177/155798831351590

* Student researchers 

Professional Involvement

  • American Public Health Association
  • Society for Public Health Education

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