Kristina Brown

Dr. Kristina Brown

Associate Professor of Psychology

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Biography

Dr. Kristina Brown is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist who joined the GGC faculty as a part-time member in the fall of 2010 and a full-time faculty in the spring of 2011. She earned her bachelors degree in Psychology from Furman University in 2001 and her masters in Psychology from Wake Forest University in 2003. After working in a private psychology practice for a year, she enrolled in the doctoral program in School Psychology at NC State University where she earned her Ph.D. in 2009. As part of her doctoral training, she completed a residency in professional psychology with the Virginia Beach City Public Schools in Virginia Beach, Va. during the 2008-2009 academic year.

Before joining the GGC faculty, Brown worked as the school psychologist for several rural school districts in southeastern Arkansas. Her research interests include the development of early academic skills and the accuracy of teachers' perceptions of students' performance. She also has ongoing collaborations with her husband, Dr. Ben Brown, regarding memory in special populations.

Education

  • Doctorate – psychology (school psychology) – NC State University
  • Master's – psychology – Wake Forest University
  • Bachelor's – psychology – Furman University

Academic Interests

  • Progress monitoring
  • Early academic skills
  • Early intervention

Distinctions

  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP, 2009)