Christine Ford's academic work has dealt with many psychological topics, including depression. She co-authored a book in 2015 with Helena Chmura Kraemer, "How Many Subjects? Statistical Power Analysis in Research."
Some of her journal articles include "Does Gender Moderate the Relationship Between Childhood Maltreatment & Adult Depression?" and "Acupuncture: A Promising Treatment for Depression During Pregnancy."
She also wrote about the effects of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in "Posttraumatic Growth Following the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001."
According to an archive of her LinkedIn profile, Ford graduated from the University of North Carolina and then received a master’s degree in psychology from Pepperdine University and a master’s in education from Stanford. She earned her doctorate in educational psychology at the University of Southern California.