Faculty, Department of Psychology
Faculty, Developmental and Biological Psychology
Faculty/Consultant, Child Study Center
Director, Individual Differences Lab
- 2005 Professor of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
- 1998-2006 Asst/Assoc Prof of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
- 1994-1998 Post-doc, Vanderbilt Univ & Inst of Psychiatry, London
- 1989-1994 Ph.D., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
- 1985-1989 B.A. Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
- Child/Adolescent Social-Emotional and Cognitive Development
- Parenting and Family Environments
- Developmental Psychopathology
- Behavioral Genetics and Individual Differences
- Development of Individual Differences
- Quantitative Behavioral Genetics
- Cognitive and Achievement Skills
- Genetic and Epigenetic Influences in Development
- 5274: Personality Processes
- 4364: Topics in Child Development; Genetics/Epigenetics
- Berry, D., Deater-Deckard, K., McCartney, K., Wang, Z., & Petrill, S. A. (in press). Gene–environment interaction between DRD4 7-repeat VNTR and early maternal sensitivity predicts inattention trajectories across middle childhood. Development & Psychopathology.
- Deater-Deckard, K., Chen, N., Wang, Z., & Bell, M. A. (2012). SES moderates the link between household chaos and maternal executive function. Journal of Family Psychology.
- Deater-Deckard, K., Wang, Z., Chen, N., & Bell, M. A. (2012). Maternal executive function, harsh parenting, and child conduct problems. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.
- Wang, Z., Deater-Deckard, K., Petrill, S. A., & Thompson, L. (2012). Externalizing problems, attention regulation, and household chaos: A longitudinal behavioral genetic study. Development and Psychopathology.
- Deater-Deckard, K. (2011). Families and genomes: The next generation. Journal of Marriage and Family, 73, 822-826.
- Kim, J., & Deater-Deckard, K. (2011). Dynamic changes in anger, externalizing and internalizing problems: Attention and regulation. J Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 52, 156-166.