Christine Park is a Research Assistant at the EASEL Lab. Her work is focused primarily on the Chan-Zuckerberg Kernels Project, which utilizes findings from the SEL Analysis Project to inform the development of low-burden, highly accessible social-emotional learning strategies and programming for schools and out-of-school-time organizations. Prior to working at the EASEL Lab, Christine worked in early education at Beginnings School, an SEL-focused preschool, working as a clinical research assistant and assistant teacher. She also has experience as a teacher for children with autism at the New England Center for Children, working with students in areas of social skills, community living skills, and behavior management. Christine’s research interests include prevention-based social-emotional learning, cultural competency, and the effects of intergenerational and cross-cultural conflicts on human development and mental health. She has an Ed.M. in Human Development and Psychology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education (‘17) and a B.A. in Psychology and Communication from Boston College (’14).