I received my BS in Marriage, Family and Human Development from BYU in 2009, a MS in Child Development and Family Studies from Purdue University in 2011, and a PhD in Human Development and Family Studies from Purdue University in 2013. Following my time at Purdue I spent one year at The Pennsylvania State University as a Research Associate and then I joined the School of Family Life Faculty at BYU in 2014.
Research InterestsDirect and indirect sibling influence processes (including differential treatment, resource dilution, modeling deidentification, and within family differences), family systems responses in the transition to adulthood, observational coding techniques, adolescence, emerging adulthood
Teaching InterestsHuman development across the lifespan.
- Human Development and Family Studies , , Purdue University (2013)