Department of Educational Psychology
Susie Lamborn teaches courses in child development, adolescence, and multicultural family relationships. Her research interests include adolescent development in the family context with a specific focus on ethnic differences, immigrant families and adolescents, parenting style influences on the development of minority youth, racial and cultural socialization patterns and adolescent adjustment, extended family and youth adjustment, parental involvement and school outcomes, and the adjustment of immigrant families. Lamborn has written about parental influences in adolescence, student engagement and achievement in secondary schools, honesty and kindness in social interactions, and gender differences.
Lamborn was awarded a fellowship to teach in Tokyo, Japan, in 1994. She earned M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in developmental psychology from the University of Denver.
Lamborn's research team focuses on ethnic and racial socialization during adolescence and parental involvement in education during middle school.
Professional Service (Editorial Boards, Offices)
Editorial board, International Journal of Behavioral Development; Ad hoc Reviewer, Journal of Adolescence, Journal of Adolescent Research, Journal of Research on Adolescence.