Christine Emmons PhD

Assistant Clinical Professor in the Child Study Center

Biographical Info

Christine Emmons, Ph.D. is Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale University, Child Study Center; prior to which she was Associate Research Scientist at the Child Study Center and Director of Program Evaluation with the Yale School Development Program. She received her B.A. from the University of the West Indies, her M.L.S. from the University of Western Ontario and her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Connecticut in 1993. Dr. Emmons was an elementary teacher and later a librarian in her native Grenada.

As Director of Program Evaluation, Dr. Emmons was responsible for the design and management of the SDP’s research and evaluation program, particularly in the districts involved in systemic reform. Her duties included the development and review of instruments to measure the SDP implementation and outcomes.

Main interests include the impact of social-emotional environment on behavior and learning, the development of mindset, and the role of mindset in behavior stability and change.

Education & Training

University of the West Indies (1979)
University of Western Ontario (1984)
University of Connecticut (1992)

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