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1202 W State St
West Lafayette, IN 47907

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Kirsten Anderson

Graduate Student

Department of Human Development and Family Science

Graduate Degree



  • M. A. Clinical Psychology, 2019, University of Dayton
  • B. S. Child Learning & Development, Psychology, 2017, The University of Texas at Dallas

Graduate Major or Research Training Area

Human Development & Family Studies

Graduate Advisor

Rob Duncan

Selected Publications

  • Duncan, R. J., Anderson, K. L., King, Y. A., Finders, J. K., Schmitt, S. A., & Purpura, D. J. (In Press). Predictors of preschool language environments and their relations to children’s vocabulary. Infant and Child Development.
  • Anderson, K. L., & Goodnight, J. A. (2022). Maternal use of corporal punishment and behavior problems in early childhood: a sibling comparison analysis. Child Abuse & Neglect, 129, 105679.
  • Anderson, K. L., Nesbitt, K. T., Sheeks, N. A., Vrabec, A., Boris, K., & Fuhs, M. W. (2022). Executive function mediates the relationship between Conscious Discipline fidelity and kindergarten readiness. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 79, 101393.
  • Anderson, K. L., Weimer, M., & Fuhs, M. W. (2020). Teacher fidelity to Conscious Discipline and children’s executive function skills. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 51, 14-25.