Position: Assistant Professor
Campus Affiliation: College of Staten Island
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph. D., University of California, Los Angeles
Training Area: Human Development
Research Interests: Autism; symbol formation; communicative gestures; comparative psychology
Kristen Gillespie-Lynch has primary research interests in autism, and secondary research interests in symbol formation (involving cross-species comparison of communicative gestures). Dr. Gillespie-Lynch conducts research with students on CUNY Project REACH.