Dr Ingrid Anderson
Ingrid Anderson, Ed.D. is an assistant professor of practice in the College of Education at Portland State University. She is a faculty and Coordinator of the Infant Toddler Mental Health Graduate Certificate (one of the oldest in the United States) and Co-Coordinator of the Master of Early Childhood: Inclusive Education degree. She facilitates the Provost’s interdisciplinary Early Childhood Council that supports the ongoing development and strengthening of interdisciplinary work in early childhood across schools and colleges throughout PSU.
She holds a BA in women’s studies from San Diego State University, and an M.Ed. in education with a focus on conflict resolution and peaceable schools from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. She earned her doctorate in educational leadership from Portland State University in 2014. In 2019, Dr. Anderson was named Researcher of the Year for the College of Education. Her current research includes a three-year project exploring Infant Toddler Mental Health Systems of Care in rural Oregon. Her research interests include early childhood educator emotional resiliency and community advocacy for early childhood education.