Murray Krantz, Ph.D.

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Dr. Krantz

Get to know Dr. Krantz


As a professor, I have spent many years attempting to improve my theory of Child Guidance and to make it into a powerful tool for application by my students.  I am devoted to being the best undergraduate instructor that I can be.  I am also dedicated to mentoring of my undergraduate students to prepare for graduate study.


  • B.S., Psychology (The City College of New York)
  • B.S., Child Development and Family Relationships (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Ph.D., Child Development and Family Relationships (Pennsylvania State University)

Publications and Other Scholarly Activities

Although at this late stage of my career I am no longer engaged in research, I have published in top level journals in my field including:

  • Child Development
  • Journal of Genetic Psychology
  • Child Study Journal


  • Florida State University Teaching Award
  • Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Award
  • When I enter my first class in Fall, 2018, I will begin my 99th semester as a university professor. I am the oldest and longest-serving professor in the College of Human Sciences.