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Assistant Professor, Core Psychology Faculty

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940-898-2346  phone | 940-898-2301 fax | email:




Developmental Psychology; Minor: Statistics - University of Texas at Austin



M.A. - University of Texas at Austin



Psychology, Managerial Studies – Rice University 

Courses Taught
Undergraduate Courses:
Psychology of Women, Developmental Psychology

Graduate Courses:
Advanced Statistics II, Advanced Developmental Psychology

Research Interests
Peer relations across the lifespan, Aggression and victimization, and Attractiveness and weight stereotyping.

Recent Publications

  • Rosen, L.H., Beron, K.B., & Underwood, M.K. (in press). Assessing Peer Victimization Across Adolescence: Measurement Invariance and Developmental Change. Psychological Assessment
  • Underwood, M.K., Rosen, L.H., More, D., Ehrenreich,S., & Gentsch, J.K. (2012). The BlackBerry Project: Capturing the content of adolescents' electronic communication.  Developmental Psychology, 48, 295-302.
  • Underwood, M.K.,  Rosen, L. H. (2011). Social Development. NY: Guilford Press.
  • Rosen, L. H., Underwood, M.K., & Beron, K.B. (2011). Peer victimization as a mediator of the relation between attractiveness and internalizing problems.  Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 57, 319-347.
  • Rosen, L. H., & Underwood, M.K. (2010). Attractiveness as a moderator of the association between aggression and popularity.  The Journal of School Psychology, 48, 313-333.  

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Graduate Program, Application Deadlines

  • Doctoral Counseling Psychology Program - December 15th
  • Doctoral School Psychology Program - January 5th
  • Master's Counseling Psychology Program - February 1st
  • Specialist in School Psychology Program (S.S.P.)                   - February 1st