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Primary Advisor

Georgene Troseth

Contact Information

Lab Website
417 Hobbs

Research Area

  • Developmental Science
  • Education

    B.A. in Psychology with honors, Denison University, May 2012

    M.S. in Developmental Psychology, Vanderbilt University, December 2014

    Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Expected May 2017 


    Society of Research in Child Development (SRCD)

    International Communication Association (ICA)

    Colleen Russo

    Graduate Student
    Research Area: Developmental Science

    COLLEEN RUSSO is a doctoral student in psychology in the Department of Psychology and Human Development at Vanderbilt University. She is also a National Science Foundation graduate student fellow and a Curb Center public policy fellow. Her research focuses on children and media, specifically, how interactive technology and video chat affect young children’s cognitive development and symbolic representation. An active proponent for bridging the gap between scientific research and industry, Russo often consults on children’s media projects and is actively involved with related non-profit organizations. 

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