About SSEA

SSEA Leadership

SSEA Appointed Committees:
Fund Development Committee
Christine Ohanessian (chair) - University of Connecticut


Christine McCauley Ohannessian is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She also is the Director of the Children’s Center for Community Research at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Dr. Ohannessian’s research interests focus on psychological problems, substance use, and technology use during adolescence and emerging adulthood. Dr. Ohannessian currently serves on the Editorial Boards for Developmental Psychology, Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Journal of Adolescence, and Journal of Marriage and Family. She also is an Assistant Field Editor for the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Early Adolescence.