Christina Caiozzo, from Long Island, New York, is a first year graduate student in the clinical psychology doctoral program. She graduated magna cum laude with a distinction in research in 2010 from Cornell University with a Bachelor’s of Science in communication and a concentration in social influence and persuasion.
After graduation, Christina pursued her clinical interest in working with children and became a direct care worker for a residential treatment program in Boston, Massachusetts. Additionally, Christina was a member of a psychiatry research team at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, interested in identifying the most effective method for screening pregnant women for bipolar spectrum disorders.
Currently, Christina is a research assistant for Dr. John Grych and is interested in researching the moderating effects of paternal attachment as well as sibling interaction on the relationship between family aggression and adolescent dating violence. Christina looks forward to continuing her research and clinical training throughout the doctoral program at Marquette. Outside of Psychology, Christina enjoys traveling, cooking, eating and spending time with her nephew.