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Zachary Stuckelman

Graduate Student
Research Area: Developmental Science


Research surrounding how children interact with and learn from symbolic media.

Zachary Stuckelman is a graduate student at Vanderbilt University. His line of research primarily focuses on how children and parents interact with an electronic book that models dialogic reading methods. Additionally, Zach is interested in studying how parenting style may influence the way that parents interact with their children surrounding symbolic media. 

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Representative Publications

Troseth, G., Strouse, G., Flores, I., Stuckelman, Z., & Russo Johnson, C. (2019). An enhanced eBook facilitates parent-child talk during shared reading by families of low socioeconomic status. Early Childhood Research Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq.2019.02.009.

Troseth, G.L., Flores, I., & Stuckelman, Z. (2019). When representation becomes reality: Interactive digital media and symbolic development. J. Benson (Ed.), Advances in Child Development and Behavior, 56 (pp. 65-108). London, UK: Elsevier. DOI: 10.1016/bs.acdb.2018.12.001.

Stuckelman, Z., Mulqueen, J., Ferracioli-Oda, E, Cohen, S., Coughlin, C., & Bloch M. (2017). Meta-analysis: Risk of irritability with psychostimulant treatment. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 78(6), 648-655.

Cohen, S., Mulqueen, J., Ferracioli-Oda, E., Stuckelman, Z., Coughlin, C., Leckman, J., & Bloch, M. (2015). Meta-analysis: Risk of tics associated with psychostimulant use in randomized, placebo-controlled trials. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 728-736.

Coughlin, C., Cohen, S., Mulqueen, J., Ferracioli-Oda, E., Stuckelman, Z., & Bloch, M. (2015). Meta-analysis: Reduced risk of anxiety with psychostimulant treatment in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 611-617.

Selected Presentations:

Stuckelman, Z., & Hyun Oh, M. (2019). Using eBooks to promote adult-child dialogic reading: Engaging with digital supports. Symposium presented at the 2019 School Speech-Language Pathology Conference at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

Stuckelman, Z., Strouse, G., Troseth, G., & Flores, I. (2019). Say What? Evaluating the Quality of Caregiver-Child Conversations with an eBook. In Preeti Samudra. Child Talk and Vocabulary Development: Enhancing the Educational Environment of Books and Videos. Symposium to be presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Stuckelman, Z., & Hyun Oh, M. (2018). Using eBooks to promote parent-child talk and early language learning.  Symposium presented at the 2018 School Speech-Language Pathology Conference at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.


Honors

Psychology Honors Society (Psi Chi), University of Rochester, Spring 2017 inductee

Dale McAdam Award for Undergraduate Teaching, University of Rochester, Class of 2017 recipient

Awarded Highest Honors in Psychology, University of Rochester, Class of 2017 recipient