Kristin Wagner

Position: Instructor 

Department: Psychology/Social Science

Faculty: Humanities and Social Sciences


Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., Forensic Psychology, Alliant International University
  • M.A., Forensic Psychology, Alliant International University
  • B.A., Psychology (Cum Laude), University at Buffalo

Academic and Professional Profile

I have been working at Douglas College since 2007. I moved to Canada in 2006 after working in California conducting research and policy evaluation for a large police department. I also worked at a large county jail, providing counselling services and psychological assessments to male and female inmates. My teaching focus in psychology and law, as well as research methods, data analysis, and statistics.


  • PSYC 1100: Introduction to Psychology I
  • PSYC 1200: Introduction to Psychology II
  • PSYC 2300: Data Analysis in Psychology
  • PSYC 2301: Research Methods in Psychology
  • PSYC 3314: Psychology and Law

Research/Clinical Activities

My research interests are primarily in intergroup behavior, violence, and social identity.

Open to Supervising Honours Students for 2021-22: NO

Professional Affiliations and College Service

American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS)

Society for the Teaching of Psychology

2015 – 2016: Chair, Department of Psychology and Social Sciences

2010 – 2013: Co-developer, Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology Degree and Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology – Honours Degree (Douglas College Team Excellence Award, 2013)

2009 – 2013: Co-Chair, Douglas College Academic Affairs Committee