Kristine Jolivette, Ph.D.


University of Alabama

Kristine Jolivette, Ph.D. is the Paul W. and Mary Harman Bryant Endowed Chair for the College of Education at the University of Alabama. She has over 20 years of experience researching preventative social-emotional learning, behavioral, academic, and mental health strategies for use by staff within residential facilities serving children and youth with and at-risk for emotional and behavioral disorders and mental health issues. Her research foci are on three-tiered frameworks (i.e., facility-wide positive behavior interventions and supports), evidence-based tiered practices across domains, and tiered practices all adapted for restrictive settings. She has managed more than $12 million funds in support of her research.