ADHD, antisocial behaviors, child development, genetics, parental and social influences, gene-environment interplay
- Identifying genes and other socioemotional factors (i.e., early childhood temperament) that may enhance sensitivity to positive and negative rearing environments.
- Examining child to adult trajectories of behavioral development (specifically as it relates to ADHD and aggression) using a prospective longitudinal design.
- Examining how differences in biology and environmental factors may affect the efficacy of certain types of treatments for individuals with ADHD and other behavioral disorders.
- Director of the Social and Behavioral Development Lab at the Waisman Center
- Member, Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD)
- Member, Academy of Psychological Clinical Science
- Member, International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (ISRCAP)
- Fellow, Madison Teaching and Learning Excellence program