John Colombo, Ph.D.
Professor, Director of Life Span Institute
Dole Human Development Center, Room 1053

Dr. Colombo's research interests are in the developmental cognitive neuroscience of attention and learning, with a special focus on early individual differences in these areas and how they relate to the typical and atypical development of cognitive and intellectual function.

Assistant Professor/Assistant Scientist
Dole Human Development Center, 2011

Dr. Cushing's research is concerned with the promotion and maintenance of behaviors that advance the physical and psychological health and wellbeing of children and youths.

Paula Fite, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Applied Behavioral Science
Dole Human Development Center, 2012

Dr. Fite's research is concerned with models of child and adolescent aggression, delinquency, early substance use, parenting, and peer relations.

Andrea Follmer Greenhoot, Ph.D.
Professor, Gautt Teaching Scholar, Director of Center for Teaching Excellence
Budig Hall, Room 135

Dr. Follmer Greenhoot's research focuses on cognitive development with a special focus on memory development. Primarily, how children and adults come to remember both good and bad experiences in their lives, and how these memories are related to well-being.

Associate Professor
Dole Human Development Center, 2010

Dr. Omar Gudiño's research focuses on risk and resilience in minority youths exposed to violence and racial / ethnic disparities in mental health service use and delivery.

Professor, Clinical Child Psychology Program; Scientist, Life Span Institute, Director, Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART)
Dole Human Development Center

Dr. Mosconi's research examines sensorimotor and brain development in children with Autism Spectrum and related neurodevelopmental disorders including Fragile X Syndrome.


Professor, Director, Clinical Child Psychology Program
Dole Human Development Center, 2013

Dr. Steele serves as the Director of the Clinical Child Psychology Program.  His research is concerned with the promotion of physical and mental health in children and youth.

Dole Center for Human Development, Room 2016

Dr. Vernberg's research focuses on the impact of disasters and violence on children, peer relationships, and dissemination of evidence-based therapies for children and adolescents. 



Director, KU Child and Family Services Clinic, Courtesy Professor, Clinical Child Psychology Program
Dole Human Development Center, Room 2007

Dr. Boydston serves as the Director of KU Child and Family Services Clinic, and has published on the implementation of evidence-based interventions for children, adolescents, and families.



Professor Emeritus
Dole Human Development Center, Room 2014

Dr. Roberts' research interests focus on general issues in clinical child and pediatric psychology, psychotherapeutic outcomes, program evaluation, and professional issues. Previously Roberts' work has focused on prevention, especially injury control.

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