Cari Gillen-O’Neel

Assistant Professor of Psychology at Macalester College

Macalester Psychology

1600 Grand Ave.

St. Paul, MN 55105

United States



After teaching elementary school for five years, I knew that I loved teaching, but I also knew that I missed psychology. I decided to pursue a Ph.D. in developmental psychology so I could continue to work with children while also contributing scholarship to a field that I am passionate about and sharing this passion through teaching. Upon completing my Ph.D., I was delighted to join the psychology faculty at Macalester College where scholarship and teaching go hand-in-hand.

B.A. in Psychology from Scripps College 

M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology from UCLA