Christina M Rinaldi
- Faculty: Education-Educational Psychology
- Position: Professor
- Research Areas: Cognition, Emotions, Interpersonal Relations, Parenting, Peer Group, Social Skills, Socialization, Temperament
- Research Theme: Children's Health & Well-being, Lifelong Women's Health
Summary:Broadly defined, my interests and research activities focus on children's and adolescents' social and emotional development in the context of their primary relationships. My particular expertise is in the area of developmental social and emotional psychological functioning and wellbeing, mental health, parenting supports, mother-child relationships, and family dynamics.
Stories this researcher is featured in:
How parents can help their kids recover vital routines lost to COVID
Taking advantage of positive changes like more family time can foster resilience to disruptions in learning and social development, says educational psychologist.
Spotlight on: Christina Rinaldi in the Department of Educational Psychology
The first time Christina Rinaldi took a psychology course, she was hooked.