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Kristen Swigart M.A.

Kristen Swigart, M.A.


Kristen Swigart is a 4th year PhD student in the IO Psychology program at Penn State. Kristen's research interests focus on leadership development, identity, and diversity - focusing primarily on gender and political ideology. Within the LIL Lab, Kristen is specifically studying responses to leader errors. Kristen earned her bachelor's degree from Penn State University and is also an alumnus of the LIL lab during that tenure. Prior to returning to Penn State to work toward her Ph.D., Kristen earned her M.A. in I/O Psychology from George Mason University and gained experience in both public- and private-sector consulting - focusing specifically on leadership assessment.