Dr. Christina Michaelson received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Purdue University and completed her internship at Hutchings Psychiatric Center where she received certification in Geropsychology from the National Institute of Mental Health. Prior to joining the Le Moyne faculty, she worked as a licensed psychologist at Hutchings Psychiatric Center, Benjamin Rush Center, and in private practice. At Le Moyne, she has taught a number of courses, but most recently teaches Abnormal Psychology and Positive Psychology. She enjoys and is committed to teaching, mentoring, and academic advising, and she received the Beatrice Robinson, Ph.D., Advisor of the Year Award in 2010. Her scholarly interests include the study of defining and implementing strategies for inner peace and forgiveness. She also is interested in the scholarship of teaching and learning, including comparing pedagogical techniques in the classroom such as evaluating the effects of service-learning or completing a Positive Psychology course on academic and personal development.
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