Chelsea Kilimnik
she/her/hers • Assistant Professor • Faculty Fellow, Renée Crown Wellness Institute

Dr. Chelsea Kilimnik is an Assistant Research Professor and a clinical psychologist. Her research focuses on fostering sexual and psychological wellbeing for individuals who have experienced (or are at risk for experiencing) sexualized and gender-based violence. She works closely with community organizations, campus leaders, and students in developing and examining programs for prevention and intervention that are accessible and inclusive. Chelsea is also a research affiliate at the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience at UCCS and teaches in the CU Boulder Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Texas at Austin, her Master’s degree in health psychology from Trent University in Ontario, Canada, and completed her Bachelor’s degree in psychology at The University of Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada.