Profiles in "Social and Emotional Development" Expertise Area

  • Fabes' research interests include children's adjustment to school, peer relationships, gender, positive development, and the translation of research for interventions and policy.
  • Ladd's research explores children's social development and peer relationships.
  • Hanish studies children's peer relationships; aggression and bullying; and school-related contexts and outcomes.
  • Cindy Faith Miller is an Assistant Research Professor at Arizona State University. Her research and service activities seek to understand and promote diversity, inclusion, and equity in educational settings.
  • DePinto's primary professional experience has been in school social work and he has more than 30 years of experience working with chemically-dependent adolescents.
  • Diana Jacobson designed the graduate pediatric curriculum for the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. She is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner with more than 25 years of primary care and community experience.
  • Swanson teaches social science research and statistical methods, human development and relationships across the lifespan, and family processes.
  • Field teaches both in-person and online courses in the Sanford School. He also conducts research on children and adolescents’ social cognitions.