Karin Chellew

  • Visiting Associate Professor in Psychology and Education
Karin Chellew

Karin Chellew joined the European University of Madrid in 2014 as an assistant professor. She received her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Balearic Islands with the thesis entitled “The effect of progressive muscle relaxation in the basal cortisol response of high and low neuroticism students” and her M.Sc. in Cognition and Human Evolution. She is interested in personality traits, especially those associated with stress, and different techniques to reduce the stress response. She has worked with children, adolescents, adults and clinical/subclinical populations. She also contributed to the formation of the research group called H-CRIN+, to promote the scientific study of healthcare clowning in Europe and Latin America.

Areas of Expertise

Personality, neuroticism, stress, cortisol, relaxation, positive psychology


  • Ph.D., M.Sc., University of Balearic Islands