Psychology Ph.D. Program

Recent Dissertation Topics

  • Communicative Constructions of Agency and Control: How Mothers Influence Children's Self Development
  • Ganzheit and Feelings: An Investigation into the Process of Psychological Synthesis
  • Linking Imaginary Companion Play and Early Narrative Quality
  • The Impact of Historical, Social, and Cultural Contexts on Vietnamese Adolescent Identity Development: Two Studies
  • Post-traumatic Stress Symptoms after Pediatric Injury: The Role of Family Factors
  • Negotiating "Small" Stories, Transacting Identity: Adolescent Boys' Identity Practices in Conversation
  • Enhancing Children's Memory: Effects of Caregiver Talk Orientation for children's Independent Memory Narratives
  • "Living Happily Ever After:" An Analysis of Interpersonal Commitment Beliefs