Professor Ingrid Tiegel is a developmental psychologist interested in the areas of attachment behavior, sibling relations, early childhood interventions and education, health psychology, and youth at risk for psychopathology. She frequently consults for community programs relating to the development and education of young children and for youth at risk.
She has been a commissioner and validator for the NAEYC accreditation program. She was the chair of the Community Planning Team and Executive Committee for Kenosha YES, a five-year community effort to prevent serious juvenile delinquency in Kenosha County. Previously named Carthage Distinguished Teacher of the Year, she also received an award for her teaching at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She was the recipient of NICHD and NIMH pre-doctoral fellowships at the University of Minnesota.
Her personal interests include sketching, gardening, reading, swimming, visiting museums, and attending the theater. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, her M.A. from San Jose State University, and her B.A. from Stanford University. She joined the Carthage faculty in 1980.
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