• Adjunct Associate Professor, Psychiatry
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Psychology Department
  • Professor, Educational Psychology

Research Summary

Studies conducted with students include those assessing the characteristics and trajectory of ASD among female adolescents and young adults, psychiatric co-morbidity in adolescent males with ASD, and efficacy of Superheroes Social Skills program for elementary-age children with ASD including those highly victimized by bullies. Also involved in the development of a functional assessment system for bullying.


  • Intern, Psychology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Psychology, Brigham Young University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State College of Human Medicine
  • Education Specialist, Educational Psychology, Michigan State University
  • Master's, Educational Psychology, Michigan State University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, Michigan State University