- Candise Lin, doctoral candidate in the Human Development program has received a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Award. November 2012
- The following HDQM Faculty received recognition for their outstanding achievements: Patricia A. Alexander (Regents Faculty Award for Mentoring); Ann A. Battle (COE Distinguished Outreach Award); Gregory Hancock (COE Distinguished Scholarship Award); Melanie Killen (Director of Graduate Studies of the Year Award); Andre Rupp (AERA Division D Significant Contribution to Research Methodology Award); and both Natasha Cabrera and Meredith Rowe (ADVANCE Award). Summer 2012
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Kathryn R. Wentzel
General Research Area:
Motivation at school; goal setting and self-regulation; interpersonal relationships and school adjustment; students' relationships with teachers and peers; adolescent social development.
Areas of Student Supervision:
Social and academic motivation at school; peer relationships and school adjustment; teacher-student relationships; family-school linkages; goal setting and self-regulation.
Wentzel, K.R., Russell, S., Garza, E., & Merchant, B. (2011). Understanding the Role of Social Supports in Latina/o Adolescents' School Engagement and Achievement. In N. Cabrera, F. Villarruel, & H. Fitzgerald (Eds.), Volume of Latina/o adolescent psychology and mental health: Vol. 2: Adolescent development. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
Wentzel, K. R., & Wigfield, A. (2009). Handbook of motivation at school. New York, NY: Taylor Francis.
Wentzel, K. R. (2009). Students' relationships with teachers as motivational contexts. In K. Wentzel and A. Wigfield (Eds.), Handbook of motivation at school (pp. 301-322). Mahwah, NJ: LEA.
Wentzel, K. R. (2009). Peer relationships and motivation at school. In K Rubin, W. Bukowski, & B. Laursen (Eds.), Handbook on Peer Relationships (pp. 531-547). New York, NY: Guilford.
Wentzel, K. R., Filisetti, L., & Looney, L. (2007). Adolescent prosocial behavior: The role of self-processes and contextual cues. Child Development, 78, 895-910.
Co-Editor, Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 2008
Associate editor, Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 2007-2008
Member, IES Panel on Encouraging Girls in Math and Science, 2006-2007.
Vice President, Division E, American Educational Research Association, 2002-2004.
Social and Academic Goals Measure
Wentzel Research Group