Lera Boroditsky

Associate Professor of Cognitive Science · UC San Diego

Lera Boroditsky's research focuses on the relationships between mind, world and language.

Linguistic Relativity Cognitive Psychology Linguistics Language and Cognition Cultural & Linguistic Diversity

Judith Smetana

Professor of Psychology · University of Rochester

Smetana is an expert on adolescent-parent relationships, moral reasoning, and development in cultural contexts.

Teens and Self-Esteem Cultural Contexts Children's Moral and Social Reasoning Adolescent-Parent Relationships Parenting Beliefs

Abigail Lynam, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Interdisciplinary scholar-practitioner in adult development, transformative learning, and social & ecological change leadership development

Group Dynamics Contemplative Pedagogies Leadership Development Transformative Learning Social and Ecological Sustainability

Monte W. Davenport, Ph.D.

Developmental, Learning, & Executive Functioning Specialist · Life Solutions of Dallas-Fort Worth

Monte W. Davenport, Ph.D.

Executive Functions ADHD Learning & Development

Richard L. Gilbert

Professor of Psychology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Psychology and New Digital Technologies Cyberpsychology Virtual Reality Lifespan Human Development

Gerard Costa, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Committed to professional "formation" in student development, with emphasis on "ways of knowing", "ways of doing" and "ways of being."

Infant Mental Health Developmental Approaches to Autism Impact of Exposure to Trauma and Violence on Children Interpersonal Neurobiology Professional Formation (Development/Education)

Tiffany Field, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Over thirty years of research on the positive effects of touch

Infant Mental Health Alternative Therapies High-Risk Infants Depression Research Methods

Mariana Brussoni

Associate Professor · University of British Columbia

Brussoni's research focuses on child injury prevention, including risky play, parents' perspectives on safety, and Aboriginal injuries.

Injury Prevention Child Development Parenting Outdoor Play Higher Education

Bennett Lauber

Chief Experience Officer (CXO) · The Usability People

Chief Experience Officer (CXO) at The Usability People

User Experience Usability Testing User-Centered Design Healthcareit Meaningful Use

Lauren Beverung, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Lauren Beverung holds degrees in developmental psychology and human development & family sciences.

Research Methods Grief and Bereavement Child Development Psychology Parent-Child Relationships and Parenting

Shayne Piasta

Associate Professor | Teaching and Learning · The Ohio State University

Expert in reading and literacy in early and middle childhood education.

Child Development Early Childhood Education Childhood Literacy Literacy Reading and Literacy

Naomi Ekas

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Naomi Ekas's research program utilizes a developmental psychology approach to understanding children’s social and emotional development.

Marital Conflict Emerging Adulthood Parenting Emotion Regulation Caregiver Care for Families with Autism

M. Brent Donnellan

Chair, Department of Psychology · Michigan State University

An expert in personality traits, personality assessment, personality development, and research practices in the psychological sciences.

Relationships Personality Disorders Personalities Temperament

Jennifer Watling Neal

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Jennifer Watling Neal researches how social networks can be leveraged to improve K-12 educational contexts

Social Development Dissemination and Implementation Psychology K-12 Education Social Networks

Carolyn Tucker Halpern, Ph.D.

Chair, Maternal and Child Health · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise: adolescent and young adult sexuality and risk-taking, healthy sexual development, developmental psychology.

Sexual Development Adolescent Health Demography Reproductive Health Risk Taking

David Levine

The Honorable Raymond L. Sullivan Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: levined@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4677 / Office 350-200

Federal Civil Procedure California Civil Procedure Remedies Institutional Reform Litigation

Elizabeth Cauffman

Professor of Psychological Science, Education and Law · UC Irvine

Elizabeth Cauffman’s research addresses the intersect between adolescent development and juvenile justice.

Social Ecology Juvenile Justice Adolescent Development Mental Health Legal and Social Policy

Casey Call

Assistant Director, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice · Texas Christian University

Dr. Casey Call is the Assistant Director at the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development

Therapeutic Family Activities Importance Of Strong Family Connections Family Dynamics Parents Becoming Teachers Talking To Children About Scary Topics

David Cross

Rees-Jones Director and Professor, Psychology · Texas Christian University

David Cross develops programs like TBRI to improve the lives of children who have experienced abuse, neglect, and/or trauma.

Research, Education and Outreach to Improve the Lives of Children who have Experienced Abuse, Neglect, and/or Trauma Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®)

Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Sameer Hinduja is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on the subjects of cyberbullying and safe social media use.

Safe Social Media Use Cyberbullying