Predictors and outcomes of in-school music enrollment
Early intervention, parenting, autism
Classrooms as a context for student learning and development; Teacher–student interactions; Classroom quality and variability; Social-emotional teaching, Quantitative Methods.
Executive function, cognitive control, self-control, cognitive development, conceptual development
Developmental Psychology; Social Cognitive Development; Social and Emotional Learning; Play, Pretend, Imagination; Theatre, Drama and The Arts
grade retention; delayed kindergarten entry; high-stakes, standardized testing; early childhood education; academic achievement
Social-emotional teaching and parenting; early childhood emotional development, social determinants of mental health
language development, early childhood learning environments, interventions serving disadvantaged communities
Autism spectrum disorders, fMRI, cerebellum, sex differences, social perception
Adolescent Development, Development of Ethnically Diverse and Immigrant Youth, Psychological Adjustment, Social Networks, Peer Influence, Social Network Analysis, Physiological Processes to Stress, Social Status, and Immunity
Bilingualism, ELL factors, Socioeconomic and Social Biases, Achievement Gap
Children and life span development- particularly helping children who lag in cognitive development catch up to their peers.
The excellence gap, access to gifted programs, tracking, educational outcomes for low-income and minority populations.
Relationship between Executive Functioning and Weight Management in Early Childhood; Educational Trajectories of Children with Emotional Disability (ED)
Pretend Play, Imagination, Video Games, Creativity, Psychology of the Arts
executive function; social cognition; intervention
Embodied cognition, social cognition, social and emotional development, art education
Student persistence within in-school music electives; role of school transition and musical instrument choice
Children's transition to school, development of self-regulation/executive functioning, private speech, bilingual language development, the arts and child development, long-term pre-K effects, advanced course placement, and educational success and equity for children of color
Discrimination, Social Dynamics, The Marching Arts, Intergroup Contact, Race and Sexuality