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

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

Roderick L. Carey

Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Sciences · University of Delaware

Prof. Carey's research serves to make sense of the school experiences of black and Latino adolescent boys and young men in urban contexts.

Teacher Education Post-Secondary Education Developmental Psychology African American Education‎ Latino Education

Holly Schiffrin

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Schiffrin is an internationally known expert on intensive and helicopter parenting.

Emerging Adulthood Helicopter Parenting Positive Psychology Infant and Child Development Intensive Parenting

Elizabeth Stoddard

Associate Professor Emeritus · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Higher Education Mission Based Learning Outcomes Assessment Adolescent Development

Arieahn Matamonasa-Bennett, Ph.D.

Associate Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Adjunct Faculty in the School of Psychology

Multicultural Psychology Equine Assisted Therapy Equine Assisted Learning Cultural Diversity Issues in Education, Research, Treatment and Assessment Prevention and Treatment of Social Violence

Chris Melde

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Chris Melde is an expert in youth violence, gangs, school violence, and youth violence prevention and intervention strategies

School Violence Program Evaluation Adolescent Development Youth Violence Gangs

William Perez

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Immigration Status & Nationality Race and Ethnicity Diversity Social Identity Motivation

Negin Ghavami

Associate Professor of Psychology | Psychological Science · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Gender Intersectionality School based research Race/ethnicity Psychology of Gender & Diversity

Karen Melton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Child and Family Studies · Baylor University

Her research focuses on positive family leisure experiences that enhance child development and family relations.

Program Effectiveness Intentional Family Family Finances Decison-making Family Time

Ann Douglas

Author, Magazine Writer, On-Air Parenting Columnist, Speaker · Independent

A bestselling author and the weekend parenting columnist for CBC Radio, Ann has been called "Canada's most trusted parenting writer."

Parenting Pregnancy Children Babies Mental Health

Caitlin Elsaesser, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Elsaesser partners with communities to create health promotion efforts that are empowering, with a focus on youth violence prevention.

Technology and Interpersonal Violence Youth Violence Gun Violence Prevention Research Methodology Child and Adolescent Development

David Dodell-Feder

Assistant Professor of Psychology · University of Rochester

David Dodell-Feder's research looks at the processes that contribute to healthy and disordered social functioning, and their improvement.

Empathy Behavioral Methods Psychotic Spectrum Disorders Neuroimaging Relationship Psychology

Michael Y. Simon

Psychotherapist, Author and Parent Educator · Practical Help for Parents

Psychotherapist, Author, Educator and Public Speaker

Teens and Digital Media Alcohol Drugs and Parties: New Ways for Understanding

Stacie Pettit, PhD

Associate Professor · Augusta University

A respected leader in middle level teacher education and meeting the needs of marginalized young adolescents.

Social Media Use in Middle Grades Education Documentary Novels for Middle Grades Foster Care and Education Middle Level Education Mathematics Education

Jerome Schultz

Clinical Neuropsychologist · Harvard Medical School

Experienced clinician and teacher. Captivating, informative speaker who makes the stress/learning connection with humor and wisdom.

The Connection Between Stress and Learning in Kids With Ld Adhd and Asperger Syndrome Understanding and Meeting the Needs of Children With Fragile Emotions and Challenging Behaviors. The De-Stress Model of Intervention for Children With Ld and Adhd The Myths and Realities of Inclusion