Tyson C. Kreiger, Ph.D.

Dr. Tyson Kreiger
  • Associate Professor Psychology
(315) 792-5285
  • 212 Faculty Center
  • School of Arts & Sciences
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Dr. Kreiger joined the Psychology Department at Utica College in 2010. He earned his PhD in Lifespan Psychology within the Educational Psychology Department and his MS in Child and Family Studies at Arizona State University. Prior to that he earned his BS in Psychology at Northern Arizona University.

Previous research has involved a number of topics including gender development, peer victimization, and various topics within Existential Psychology. Most recently, his research has focused on predicting student and academic success in college in addition to the educational barriers students currently face. Dr. Kreiger has taught a number of courses at Utica College including Introductory Psychology, Lifespan Development, Adolescent Development, Developmental Research Methods, and Human Sexuality. Currently, he is developing a senior seminar course for Psychology majors—The Psychology of Skepticism.

In his spare time, Dr. Kreiger enjoys traveling, developing improved varieties of herbs and vegetables, cooking, and experimenting with food preservation. If you can eat it, odds are he can pickle it!


Ph.D. Educational Psychology (Lifespan & Human Development), Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 2008.
Dissertation: When Blue Acts Pink: Gender-related Behaviors as Predictors of Peer Victimization and Acceptance.

M.S. Family and Human Development (Now School of Social & Family Dynamics), Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 2002.
Thesis: Assessing the Validity of Hypergender Instruments Using Measures of Gender-related Differences.

B.S. Psychology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, 1998.

Past Research

For a full list of Dr. Kreiger's publications, conference presentations, and other professional accomplishments, view his curriculum vitae.

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