Dr. Susan Sonnenschein, Ph.D.


Ph.D. – Stony Brook University

Area of Study:

Educational/Cognitive Development of Children from Different SES and Ethnicities

Research Interests:

My research addresses ways to promote the academic success of children from diverse (race/ethnicity, SES, linguistic) backgrounds.  Although my research considers home and school factors, I am particularly interested in how parental beliefs and practices are associated with children’s academic development.

Courses Taught:

Advanced Child Development (PSYC 407)

Development and Education (PSYC 409)

Cognitive Development (PSYC 651)

Child Assessment (PSYC 721)