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Primary Advisor

Bruce Compas

Contact Information

314 Hobbs

Research Area

  • Clinical Science
  • Education

    PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2016, Vanderbilt University

    Clinical Psychology Internship, 2015-2016, University of Minnesota Medical School

    MS, Clinical Psychology, 2011, Vanderbilt University 

    BA, Psychology, 2009, Vanderbilt University, summa cum laude

    Kelly Haker Watson

    Postdoctoral Scholar
    Research Area: Clinical Science

    coping, emotion regulation, socialization, temperament, executive function, parenting

    Broadly, my research is focused on identifying and understanding factors that contribute to the development of individual differences in how children and adolescents regulate their emotions and cope with stress.