Expertise

Research Interest:

  • Physiological and coping responses to peer and family stress
  • Social difficulties in childhood and adolescence
  • Parent-child and peer relationships

Research Projects:

  • Emotional experiences of children with autism spectrum disorder in communication situations
  • Helping young adolescents cope with peer rejection: Mechanisms of effective adult intervention
  • Peer stress in preadolescence: Psychophysiological and coping responses
Communities
Human Development
Degrees
PhD, Pennsylvania State University, Child Clinical Psychology, 2006
MS, Pennsylvania State University, Child Clinical Psychology, 2002
BS, Texas A&M University, Psychology, 1999
Keywords
human development