Christine Siegel, Ph.D.
Christine Siegel is the Interim Assistant Dean for the Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions and an associate professor of school psychology at Fairfield University. She received a BS in Biology and MA in Educational Psychology from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York. She attended the State University of New York at Albany where she earned a CAS in School Psychology and a PhD in Educational Psychology and Statistics. Following the completion of her doctoral degree in 1998, Dr. Siegel worked as a school psychologist and held adjunct faculty positions at Marist College and Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey. During this time, she was a member of the executive board for the New York Association of School Psychologists and editor of their newsletter. Prior to joining the faculty at Fairfield University in 2005, Dr. Siegel was an assistant professor at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, where she was an active member of the Georgia Association of School Psychologists, and reviewer for the Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation. While at Fairfield University, Dr. Siegel has taught classes in psychological assessment, behavior therapy, developmental psychology, and learning theory. She has maintained an active research agenda, collaborating with colleagues and graduate students to investigate parenting stress associated with rearing children with disabilities, the prevention of learning disabilities, and issues related to the psychological assessment of culturally-diverse students. In her role as Assistant Dean, Dr. Siegel serves as liaison to the Connecticut State Department of Education, University certification officer, coordinator of curriculum development and approval activities, coordinator for program accreditation, and liaison to partner schools in the community. Christine lives in Easton with her husband Don, also a school psychologist, and daughter, Paige, who attends The Unquowa School in Fairfield.