I received my A.B., A.M., and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan‘s Institute for Social Research, as well as a member of the International Max Planck Research School on the Life Course.  I’ve been on the Psychology Faculty at Rutgers University-Camden since 2005. Currently I serve as the Psychology Graduate Program Director. I conduct research on a variety of topics at the intersection of cognitive, cultural, developmental, environmental, social psychology and experimental economics (with economist John Smith). Click here to learn more about my most recent research

Courses Taught (Click on link for syllabus)

Psychology of ChildhoodCultural PsychologyMethod and TheoryCognition, Neuroscience, and CinemaPsychology of the CosmosPsychology of HumorStatistics for Social SciencesCross Cultural Development and Mental Health, Computer Applications in PsychologyPsychology Through Documentary FilmIntroduction to Childhood StudiesGraduate StatisticsGraduate Research MethodsGraduate Developmental ScienceCultural Psychology of Food, Graduate Psychological ScienceEnvironmental Psychology, Introduction to Psychology (honors college), Teaching in Psychology, Readings in Psychology Series, Psychology of Music (summer 2015). 

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