Elisabeth O’Bryon, Ph.D.
Research Affiliate | Email meElisabeth O’Bryon, Ph.D., is a research affiliate with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, and the Director of Research and Evaluation at GreatSchools, an organization that uses digital media to help parents get a great education for their children. Previously, Elisabeth worked with the RULER for Families team at the Center to explore how schools can use emotional intelligence to connect with families and build stronger school-home relationships. Elisabeth has experience providing school psychological services to preschool through high school-age students. Her research has focused on how to promote the educational success of students identified as English language learners, as well as ways to support home-school partnerships with culturally and linguistically diverse families. In 2012, Elisabeth received the University of Rhode Island Excellence in Doctoral Research Award and an award from the University of Rhode Island Psychology Department for Graduate Student Excellence in the Multicultural Focus Area. Elisabeth received her B.A. in Psychology from Hamilton College, and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in School Psychology from the University of Rhode Island.