Associate Professor of Psychology and Department Chair
Area of Specialty: Developmental Psychology
Social cognition and emotional development, including: infant precursors to preschool social cognition; the developmental trajectory of social and emotional understanding throughout early childhood; contributions to social cognition in infancy and preschool, the effects of social cognition on childhood outcomes (including positive social functioning and psychopathological outcomes such as internalizing and externalizing problems).
Ph.D. 2008, M.A. 2005 University of Michigan, B.S. 2001 University of Oregon