Cristen Dalessandro, PhD, Senior Researcher and Sociologist, O.C. Tanner
Cristen Dalessandro, PhD is a senior researcher and sociologist at O.C. Tanner who specializes in the study of social inequalities as well as qualitative and quantitative research methods. As part of the O.C. Tanner Institute, Cristen conducts client assessment projects and researches the employee experience and workplace culture through a social science lens. She has a PhD from the University of Colorado Boulder and completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Utah. She has published over 20 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and one book, "Intimate Inequalities: Millennials’ Romantic Relationships in Contemporary Times," which explores how millennials navigate social and identity differences in their relationships.