I am an educational psychologist interested in understanding the development of mathematical skills in both the home and school contexts. My research focuses on development in context using experimental, longitudinal, and observational methodologies. I am particularly interested in three specific lines of research: mathematical skill development, home and school contexts, and the underlying importance of measurement.
Currently, I am a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Purdue University in the Human Development and Family Studies department collaborating with Dr. David Purpura on a project examining the unique and combined effects of a picture book intervention on children’s numeracy skills.
Previously, I earned my Ph.D. in Education and Psychology from the University of Michigan under the advisement of Dr. Pamela Davis-Kean and Dr. Frederick Morrison. My training in graduate school was focused on the contribution of formal schooling to the development of both mathematics and executive function skills.
This webpage is a place to share my research and connect with others interested in similar goals. I love reproducible science, writing groups, and happy hour.
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