PhD, Developmental and Biological Psychology, Virginia Tech 2008
MA, Experimental Psychology, California State University, Chico 2002
BA, Psychology, California State University, Fresno, 2000
Parental emotion socialization in relation to children's sense of self, emotion understanding, social competence, and well-being.
Specific area of focus on parent-child emotion discourse within a developmental framework, emphasizing cultural influence.
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Her, P. , Dunsmore, J.C., & Stelter, R. L. (2012). Parents' beliefs about emotions and children's self-construals in African American, European American, and Lumbee American Indian families, Global Studies of Childhood, 2, 129-143.
Her, P. & Dunsmore, J.C. (2011). Parental beliefs about emotions are associated with early adolescents' independent and interdependent self-construals. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 35, 317 - 328.
Dunsmore, J.C., Her, P., Halberstadt, A. G., & Perez-Rivera, M.B. (2009). Parents ’ beliefs are linked to their emotional experience and encoding and to children’s decoding of parents in middle childhood. Journal of Nonverbal Processes, 33, 121-140.
Singelis, T. M., Aaker, J., Bhawuk, D. P. S., Gabrenya, W., Gelfand, M., Her., P., Harwood, J., Tanaka- Matsumi, J., &Vandello, J. (2009). Exploring ethnic group and geographical differences for social axioms in the USA. In K. Leung & M. H. Bond (Eds.), Psychological Aspects of Social Axioms (pp.81-93). New York: Springer.
Singelis, T.M., Yamada, A. M., Barrio, C., *Harrison-Laney, J., Her, P., Ruiz-Anaya, &Terwilliger-Lernertz, S. (2006). Metric equivalence of the Bidimensional Acculturation Scale, the Satisfaction with Life Scale and the Self-Construal Scale across Spanish and English language versions. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 28, 231-244.