- Ph.D., Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, 2011
- M.S., Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, 2007
- B.A., Family Studies, 2003
Areas of Emphasis or Expertise
- Research methods, identity development in adolescence and emerging adulthood
I am passionate about studying human development from an interdisciplinary, lifespan perspective. My goal is to equip my students with the tools needed to understand their own development and to become critical consumers of the information around them.