Christine Blasey Ford is a well-known American professor and research psychologist who garnered widespread media attention in September 2018, following her sexual assault allegation against the United States Supreme Court nominee named Brett Kavanaugh. Meanwhile, her testimony turned out to be a major determining factor underlying Kavanaugh’s confirmation.
Interestingly, Ford, who is currently serving as a professor at Pablo University, also works as a research psychologist at Stanford University School of Medicine. Her portfolio also extends to developing statistical models for research in the institution. Read more about her husband, children, educational background and other facts below.
Christine Blasey Ford Bio (Age)
Born as Christine Margaret Blasey in Montgomery, Maryland in November 1966; she spent a few years in the suburbs of Washington D.C. from 1978 to 1984. Ford completed her basic education at a private all-girls school, Holton-Arms School situated in Bethesda, Maryland. During her high school days, Dr. Christine participated in several sporting activities organized by her school. Being part of her school’s diving team; Christine alongside Greg Louganis was among delegates that went to the White House to discuss the Summer Olympics Boycott in 1980. Ford holds an American nationality and is of the white ethnical background.
Upon completion of her basic education, Ford enrolled at the University of North Carolina situated at Chapel Hill. There she acquired a bachelor’s degree in experimental psychology and soon after her graduation; she went on to receive her master’s degree in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University in 1991. Dr. Christine also got her Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of South Carolina; as well as another Master of Science degree in epidemiology from Stanford University School of Medicine.
Dr. Ford started her career as a professor at Stanford University in 1988 and subsequently; she was also hired as a professor at Palo Alto University where she is currently a member of the consortium group. The talented professor has equally served as a visiting professor at Pepperdine University. Ford has worked as a research psychologist at Stanford University’s Psychiatric Department, as well as, Stanford School of Medicine Collaborative Clinical Psychology Program.
Throughout her career, Ford has co-authored more than 50 scientific publications including book chapters and books. Being so versatile in her career, Ford has written prolifically on several areas of psychological topics including Depression in pregnancy and the cognitive effect of the September 11 terrorist attacks. She also signed a letter of intent alongside other health professionals demanding President Trump to stop indiscriminate family separation policy at the United States-Mexico Border.
Additionally, Christine Blasey Ford is also a registered Democrat and has made small contributions during political campaigns. She has reportedly donated to several Democratic organizations including Democratic National Committee, Senator Bernie Sanders’ Presidential Campaign, and Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, among others.
Family: Parents, Husband, and Children
The amazing professor Christine Blasey Ford was born to Ralph G. Blasey Jr. and his wife. Because she is a very private person, there is no much information about her family, parents, and siblings. She is the aunt of Bridgit Mendler, who is an American singer cum actress. Since she has not shared any information about her family, it will be hard to tell if she is the only daughter of her parents.
Behind the curtains, Dr. Ford also has an amazing and interesting married life. The professor got married to a man named Russell Ford. Russell Ford worked as a senior director, system design, and development at Zosano Pharmaceuticals. Prior to his career at Zosano, Russell was the director of Advanced Engineering at Abbott Medical Optics in California. He has also worked with similar coy such as Boston Scientific, among others.
The couple reportedly met each other through a dating website and afterwards; they had their first meeting via a dinner date. Seeing the connection between them, the duo kicked off their relationship and after a while, they decided to walk down the aisle. Their wedding was held in Half Moon Bay located in California in 2002.
After the wedding, the gorgeous couple was blessed with two sons and they have been enjoying a blissful married life for over sixteen years. They currently reside in Palo Alto, California with their children and there is no sign of separation between them.
How Tall is Christine Blasey Ford?
Christine Blasey Ford is a very tall, gorgeous, and career-driven woman. A quick glance would tell you that she has more than average height. However, her height is currently not available at the moment. In addition to that, she has blonde hair and blue eyes.