Thuy Karafa

Instructor of Psychology
Office: STR 208-B
Phone: (231) 591-3573
E-mail Address:

Thuy Karafa has taught Introductory Psychology and Cultural Anthropology at Ferris. She has published research in the area of acculturation (i.e., adjusting to a new culture). Specifically, she has investigated Vietnamese Americans' acculturation strategies as they relate to identity maintenance and self-esteem.

M.S Psychology Kansas State University
M.A. Anthropology University of Kansas
B.A. Humboldt State University

Employed at Ferris since 2002