About the author:

I focus on understanding depressive symptoms and depression in the context of daily family interactions and stress.

What I want to achieve:

I am committed to using the knowledge we gain from our research to improve and strengthen family interactions and the well-being of children.

My previous positions:

2008-2011, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Psychology & Human Development, Vanderbilt University.

Awards & accomplishments:

On Editorial Boards at Developmental Psychology, Family Process, and Journal of Family Psychology.

2021-  Associate Editor, Journal of Family Psychology.

2019 Excellence in Mentoring Award, Office of Engaged Learning, Southern Methodist University.

2012 Consulting Editor of the Year,  Journal of Family Psychology.

2008 Distinguished Scholar Award, Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame.