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Almut Zieher, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in the Child Study Center

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Almut Zieher, PhD



Almut Zieher, Ph.D., is an Associate Research Scientist at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. Dr. Zieher received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, her M.A. in Special Education, and her B.A. in Elementary Education from the University of New Mexico. Dr. Zieher’s experiences as a general and special education teacher lead her to study how teachers learn and engage in social and emotional behaviors to increase their well-being and pedagogical effectiveness.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of New Mexico, Educational Psychology (2019)
  • MA
    University of New Mexico, Special Education (2010)
  • BA
    University of New Mexico, Elementary Education (2005)

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