Kylie studies early intervention programs, such as home visiting and child care, with a particular interest in social and emotional outcomes.
Marketa studies how racial and gender stereotypes impact the educational outcomes of African American children and adolescents.
Jimmy studies the connection between social relationships and neurodevelopment, with a focus on how these interactions affect adolescent behavior and outcomes.
Nate studies how aspects of peer relationships and social interactions in childhood can alter the developmental trajectory, with a specific interest in peer rejection and social withdrawal.
Garrett studies the enhancing qualities of digital technology on adolescent developmental competencies and resilience, with a focus on how digital landscapes can support marginalized students.
Jessie studies the early development of social communication in typically developing children and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Lindsay studies the development of social motor synchronization in early childhood.
Nathan studies how cultural beliefs and values influence the developing adolescent brain, with a particular interest in the processing of social information.
Seh-Joo is interested in adolescent social brain development, specifically how social influences shape affective development and ultimately behavior and psychopathology.
Maria studies the impact of biosocial factors and technology on the developing brain and subsequent health risk behaviors.
Margarett studies community factors, combined with family and school contexts, that contribute to the development and resiliency of African American youth.
Kirsten studies parent-infant interactions and how they influence infants’ cognitive and socioemotional development, with a specific focus on the development of attention control and self-regulation.
Nicolas studies the impact of nutrition, psychosocial adversity, and other stressors on child development, focusing on the biological mechanisms (e.g., gut microbiome, respiratory sinus arrhythmia, hypothalamic-pituitary axis activation) that modify this relation.
Janae studies how social inequalities impact the well-being and identity development of marginalized groups and how supportive community contexts can facilitate positive development.
Amanda studies how indicators of maternal, infant, child health predict cognitive and socioemotional development in early childhood.