I received my B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan‘s Institute for Social Research. I’ve been on the Psychology Faculty at Rutgers University-Camden since 2005, and am an associate member of the Department of Childhood Studies. Currently I serve as the Psychology Graduate Program Director. I conduct research on a variety of topics at the intersection of cognitive, cultural, developmental, environmental, and social psychology. Click here to learn more about my most recent research.
Courses Taught (Click on link for syllabus)
Psychology of Childhood, Cultural Psychology, Method and Theory, Cognition, Neuroscience, and Cinema, Psychology of the Cosmos, Psychology of Humor, Statistics for Social Sciences, Cross Cultural Development and Mental Health, Computer Applications in Psychology, Psychology Through Documentary Film, Introduction to Childhood Studies, Graduate Statistics, Graduate Research Methods, Graduate Developmental Science, Cultural Psychology of Food, Graduate Pychological Science, Environmental Psychology, Introduction to Psychology (honors college), Teaching in Psychology.
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