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Ellen Skinner, Ph.D., Professor of Human Development, Department of Psychology

Department of Psychology
317 Cramer Hall
Portland State University
P.O. Box 751
Portland,OR 97207-0751
phone (503) 725-3966
fax (503) 725-3904

Research Interests
Selected Publications
Psy 311 Waivers




Undergraduate courses

Life-Span Developmental Psychology
PSY311 Human Development
Social Development
Developmental Psychopathology

Graduate courses

Life-Span Developmental Psychology
Perceived Control, Motivation
Theory And Research In Education
Metatheories and Mechanisms of Development
Advanced Applied Developmental Psychology
Development of Coping
Parenting in Context
Developmental Psychopathology


Child Services Laboratory Head Teacher, Child Development/Child Services Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University. (1977-1979):
Development and implementation of child services and teacher training components of an early educationprogram. Included training of graduate level co-teachers; lectures, readings, and supervision of studentteachers; and daily classroom management.