Faculty

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.

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, Room 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.
Associate Professor of Psychology and Applied Behavioral Science
Dole Center for Human Development, Room 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.

Professor and Senior Scientist
Dole Center for Human Development, Room 2013

Dr. Jackson's research focuses on the processes by which children adapt to stress and trauma and the development of resilience in youth.

*Not accepting students for Fall 2018, as of Jan 2018 Dr. Jackson will be at Penn State.

 

Associate Professor, Associate Scientist, Director, Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART)
Dole Human Development Center, Room 2018

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

 

Professor, Dean of Graduate Studies Director and Managing Trustee, Madison & Lila Self Graduate Fellowship
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.

Ric G. Steele, Ph.D.
Professor, Director, Clinical Child Psychology Program
785-864-0550
Dole Human Development Center, Room 2010

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, with particular emphasis on weight-related health. 

Eric M. Vernberg, Ph.D.
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. 

 


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