Kristina R. Olson, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington in Seattle. She was previously an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science at Yale University. She received her Ph.D. from Harvard University in social psychology. She is interested in the development of social cognition or how children think about and interact with others. Her research focuses primarily on the topics of prosocial behavior, prejudice, and ownership, though she also has interests in justice, morality, and gender nonconformity.