Yale University

Olga Aleksandrova, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, St. Petersburg State University
  • Former International Trainee, Office of International Training, CIRA


Training Period:  (September 2012 – May 2013)
Country: Russia
Discipline: Psychology
Project: Training and Research in HIV Prevention in Russia

Olga Aleksandrova holds a Ph.D. in psychology from St. Petersburg State University (SPSU), where her training focused on features representations of masculinity/femininity of women with different sexual orientation. Her research interests include psychology of sexuality, gender studies, psychological counseling and psychotherapy in the LGBT community.  At SPSU, Dr. Aleksandrova teaches two courses in the Masters program: “Modern methods of family counseling and psychotherapy”; and, “Formation of sexuality in human development.”  For over ten years, she has been a consulting psychologist in the LGBT community of St. Petersburg. Her mentor is Dr. Nathan Hansen.