Dawn Melzer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Sacred Heart University, Connecticut

Dr. Melzer received her Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT.  Her previous research projects focused on cognitive development in young children, specifically mental state understanding and executive function skills. Currently Dr. Melzer is collaborating with DCP and other researchers on a comparative study investigating the use of creativity assessments in marine mammals and young children.

Click here to read Psychology Today’s coverage of Drs. Melzer and Yeater’s collaborative research with DCP!