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Washington State University
College of Arts and Sciences Department of Psychology

Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Faculty Research Interest
Christopher BarryDr. Christopher Barry’s Youth Personality and Behavior Lab examines adolescent narcissism and self-esteem, psychopathy, social media behavior, assessment of child conduct problems, and risk/protective factors for youth behavioral problems.
Tammy BarryDr. Tammy Barry’s Child Externalizing Behaviors Lab examines child externalizing behaviors, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and aggression and disruptive behavior disorders in children and adolescents.
G. Len BurnsDr. Len Burn’s Lab is currently using latent variable modeling procedures (e.g., confirmatory factor analysis, structural regression analysis, latent growth analysis, item response theory) to study ADHD, Sluggish Cognitive Tempo, and ODD within and across countries.
Jessica FalesDr. Jessica Fales’ Adolescent Health and Wellness Lab is exploring recreational cannabis use among young people, including its links to pain, sleep, and physical activity.
Masha GartsteinDr. Masha Gartstein’s Infant Temperament Lab studies developmental psychopathology, temperament, parenting, and cross-cultural differences.
Paul StrandDr. Paul Strand’s Lab is concerned with the social skills development and school readiness of children and youth from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Also of concern to me are verbal processes that emerge in cultural context and guide behavior, such as emotion knowledge and social values.