Christina Sinisi, PhD
Dr. Christina Sinisi received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hollins University and her master’s and PhD at Kansas State University. From there, she taught at Georgia Southern University for two years and became tenure-track at Charleston Southern University (CSU) in Charleston, SC. Professor Sinisi now serves as chair of the Behavioral Sciences Department. She was there for the creation of the chapter of Psi Chi at Charleston Southern in 1994 and became advisor in 1999. The organization won Academic Club of the year in the spring of 2000. Since then, CSU’s Psi Chi has won Academic Club of the year on campus ten times, five times in a row the last five years. CSU was the Southeastern Chapter of the Year in 2003, 2008, and 2015; the chapter also was rewarded the Ruth G. Hubbard Chapter of the Year in 2004 and 2010. Dr. Sinisi was the Southeastern Advisor of the Year in 2003 and 2009. Also, in 2009, she received the Charleston Southern Faculty Club Advisor of the Year, the first time this award was given at the university. She has served on Psi Chi’s Southeastern Steering committee, the Research Grants Committee, and the Psi Chi Leadership Committee. She has reviewed for the Psi Chi Journal for a decade. As evidence of her support of student research, she and her students have presented over 75 conference presentations. Dr. Sinisi is married to Kyle, a history professor at the Citadel, and has two children, Scott, 22, and Lindsey, 18.
Charleston Southern University (SC)