Kristin V. Christodulu, Ph.D.

Director

kvchristodulu@albany.edu
Phone: (518) 442-2574
Fax: (518) 442-4834
Campus office: 1535 Western Avenue
Areas of Expertise: autism spectrum disorders, evidence-based practice, sleep difficulties, challenging behavior

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Kristin V. Christodulu has extensive teaching, research, and clinical experience in the area of autism and related disabilities, with specific training in research-based practice. She is currently a Visiting Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University at Albany - State University of New York, and Coordinator of the New York State Regional Centers for Autism Spectrum Disorders. Dr. Christodulu received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. all in psychology from the University at Albany, SUNY. She has taught graduate and undergraduate level distance-learning courses in autism through a grant provided by the NYS Department of Education. She also supervises several graduate/undergraduate research assistants from various disciplines (i.e., clinical psychology, school psychology, special education) enrolled in directed study coursework. During her tenure at the University at Albany, Dr. Christodulu has expanded her research to include evaluating models of training and treatment protocols for use in schools and with families. She has presented papers and published manuscripts in the areas of sleep disturbances in children with disabilities, effective educational programs for students with ASDs, positive behavior support, and peer modeling. Her role as Principal Investigator on numerous state and federal grants has provided her with widespread experience in project administration and also afforded her the opportunity to develop multiple collaborations with stakeholders in the field. Dr. Christodulu currently serves as a consultant to the New York State Department of Education, and is a licensed psychologist in two states (Maryland, New York).