BA, Swarthmore College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Dr. Kirsten Condry joined the RIT Psychology Department in 2006. Her area of expertise is in developmental psychology, where she studies learning, perception and cognitive development in children and adults. As the 2013 recipient of the Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching, her recent research focus is on developing and assessing teaching techniques to improve writing and critical thinking in college courses. Another area of interest is media effects on development and the influence of mindset on learning. Dr. Condry supervises senior projects that extend into areas like parenting, language differences and cultural influences (particularly among Deaf, hard of hearing and hearing students) and the effects of media on attitudes.