Alex is a fifth-year PhD student in Dr. Winsler's lab within the Applied Developmental Psychology program. He is interested in exploring the intersection of policy and research surrounding early childhood development. His current projects include 1) outcomes for ethnically diverse children in poverty that experience ecological instability during elementary school (i.e. -- school mobility) 2) predictors and outcomes of cyberbullying in high school populations. He is also involved in research related to self-regulation, private speech, attentional demands and their relationship with executive functioning.