Donna Hendrickson Christensen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Emerita, Family Studies and Human Development

Dr. Christensen retired in 2006 after 15 years of dedicated service at the UA. Dr. Christensen made outstanding contributions in teaching, research and outreach, and she conducted significant research that advanced our understanding of children’s emotional competence and regulation, particularly with respect to the children of underprivileged families. Regarded as one of the most effective and caring instructors and advisors/mentors within the Norton School, Dr. Christensen received several teaching awards.