Paula Yust
Student

PhD Candidate in Developmental Psychology working with Dr. Steven Asher. I study friendships in childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood with a particular interest in the roles that multiple close friendships might play. I'm also interested in the classroom peer relations environment and its influence on children's well-being.

I am passionate about teaching and mentoring undergraduates and regularly involve undergraduates in my research. I have previously taught Intro Psychology and Research Methods and TA'ed for Intro Psych, Psych Statistics, Developmental Psych, and Social Development.

Current Research Interests

Friendship across development--friendship quality, beliefs about friendship, the role of multiple friendships
School-researcher partnerships
Peer Relationships in the classroom

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