Dr. Cristina Crego earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Kentucky. Her research investigates both empirically and conceptually the importance of shifting the classification of personality disorders from the traditional categorical model to a dimensional approach. Dr. Crego also publishes on various diagnostic and assessment issues related to conceptualizing personality disorders, with a strong emphasis on utilizing the five factor model (FFM) of general personality structure. Some of Dr. Crego’s most recent work focuses on assessment and diagnostic issues related to the personality syndrome of Psychopathy. Dr. Crego is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and enjoys helping undergraduate students gain confidence in systematically investigating psychological theories and constructs. On a personal note, Dr. Crego grew up in Miami, Florida and is the daughter of Cuban immigrants. She is married and has two daughters.