Kristin Croyle earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Utah in 1994 and her master's and doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology at the University of Montana in 2000. She completed a one-year predoctoral internship in clinical psychology at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Division and a two year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Washington Medical School in clinical neuropsychology.
Dr. Croyle joined the psychology faculty at The University of Texas-Pan American in 2002 where she taught graduate and undergraduate courses in clinical psychology, research, and assessment. She is a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas. She has served UTPA as a faculty member, Assistant Dean, Interim Dean, and now as Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education. Her research interests include emotion regulation, self-harm, and Latino mental health. She also values excellence in teaching and is a recipient of the UTPA campus-wide teaching excellence award.