Current Positions

Professor of Psychology, University of California, San Diego (1998 - present)

Current Professional Activities

Head of Undergraduate Affairs Committee, UCSD Psychology (2011 - present)


Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Illinois (1995)

NICHD Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan (1995 - 1998)

Student Mentoring at UCSD

Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC)

San Diego Summer Training Academy for Research in the Sciences (STARS)

California NARCH Directed Research (CANDR)

TMC Marshall Mentor Program

Academic Internship Program

Competitive Edge Fellowship Program

Journal Reviewing

Applied Cognitive Psychology, British Journal of Developmental Psychology, Child Development (past member of editorial board), Cognition, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Science (current associate editor), Developmental Psychology, Developmental Review, Developmental Science, European Journal of Social Psychology, Infant and Child Development, International Journal of Psychology, Journal of Adolescence, Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, Journal of Cognition and Development (past member of editorial board), Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, Motivation and Emotion, Philosophical Psychology, Psychological Science, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, Psychological Review, Science, Self and Identity, Social Behavior and Personality, Social Development

Grant Reviewing

National Institutes of Health Cognition and Perception Study Section

National Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation