Faculty Profile


Nicole Talarico, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member

Email: ntalarico@callutheran.edu

Profile

Dr. Talarico (Stanoff) has a background in Developmental Psychology, with an emphasis in adolescent development. Her research focuses on examing the relationship between parent-child relationships (e.g. parent-child communication, parent-child respect, parent-child closeness) and adolescent outcomes (e.g. high risk sexual behavior, academic achievement, and well-being).

Education

Ph.D., Developmental Psychology (March 2010)
University of California, Riverside

Dissertation: Parent-Adolescent Sexual Communication and Adolescent Cognitive Processes on Sexual Risk among European American Female Adolescents

 M.A., Psychology (June 2006)
University of California, Riverside

B.A., Psychology/Child Development (May 2004)
California State University,Chico, Magna Cum Laude

 

Expertise

 Dr. Talarico teaches courses in Research Synthesis and Evaluation and Cultural Diversity for the Counseling Psychology Program with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. Additionally, she teaches courses for the undergraduate Psychology Department in the areas of Child and Adolescent Development, Adult Development and Aging, Lifespan Development, Research Methods, Statistics, Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Personality, and Positive Psychology.

 

Publications


Coyle, K., Franks, H.M., Glassman, J.R., & Stanoff, N.M., (2012). Condom Use: Slippage,breakage, and steps for proper use among adolescents in alternative school lettings. Journal of School Health, 82, 345-352.

Chao, R.K., Kanatsu A., Stanoff, N., Padmawidjaja, I., & Aque, C. (2009).Diversities in Meaning and Practice: The Parental Involvement of Asian Immigrants. In N. Hill & R. Chao (Eds.), Family school relations during adolescence: Linking interdiscplinary research policy, and practice. New York:Teacher's College Press.

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