Calissa Leslie-Miller

Calissa Leslie-Miller
  • BA (2020) Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
  • MS (2022) William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Contact Info

Dole Human Development Center
1000 Sunnyside Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66045


My research interests focus on improving the health and well-being of children and adolescents, especially those diagnosed with chronic medical conditions.

Selected Publications

Waugh, C.E., Leslie-Miller, C.J., & Cole, V.T. (2022). Coping with COVID-19: The efficacy of disengagement for coping with the chronic stress of a pandemic. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping.

Leslie-Miller, C.J., Waugh, C.E., & Cole, V.T. (2021). Coping with COVID-19: The benefits of anticipating future positive events and maintaining optimism. Frontiers in Psychology, 12.

Waugh, C.E., Leslie-Miller, C.J., Shing, E.Z., Furr, R.M., Nightingale, C., & McLean, T.W. (2020). Adaptive and maladaptive forms of disengagement coping in caregivers of children with chronic illnesses. Stress and Health, 37(2), 213–222.