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Patricia Pendry

Patricia Pendry

Associate Professor
Department of Human Development
Washington State University


Awards/Honors

  • 2006 - Dissertation Year Fellowship, Northwestern University
  • 2005 - Graduate Fellowship, Northwestern University
  • 2004 - Recipient of the Institute for Policy Research Graduate Fellowship

Research/Scholarship

Education

Year Degree Institution
2007 PhD, Human Development and Social Policy Northwestern University
2000 Bachelor of Philosophy, Summa Cum Laude Northwestern University

Dissertation

Year Title  
2007 Antecedents, Consequences and Pathways of Associations between Interparental Discord and Child Development in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence: An Examination of Negative Emotionality, Child Cognitive and Socioemotional Functioning and HPA –axis activit

Selected Presentations

Adam, E.K., Snell, E.K. & Pendry, P. (March, 2007). Factors Associated with Hours of Sleep, Bedtimes and Waketimes in a Nationally Representative Sample of Children and Adolescents. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of SRCD in the symposium "Carpe Noctem" : Family Functioning and the Sleep of Infants, Children, and Adolescents. Boston, MA.. .

Emily K. Snell & Patricia Pendry (August, 2005). A Typology of Father Involvement: Longitudinal Patterns of Fathering in Married and Non-Married Populations. Paper presented at annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC . .

Patricia Pendry & Emma K. Adam (April, 2005). Associations between Marital Discord, Parenting and Children’s Stress Physiology: The role of parent gender and child age. Paper presented in the symposium "Developmental and transactional perspectives on the role of basic regulatory processes" at SRCD. Atlanta, GA. .

Patricia Pendry (November, 2004). Hormones under Siege? Associations between Marital Functioning, Parenting Quality, Parent Emotion and Cortisol Levels in Kindergarten-aged Children. Paper presented at the colloquia series at the program for Human Development and Social Policy. Evanston, IL. .

Patricia Pendry & Emily K. Snell (April, 2004). A Typology of Fathering: Emerging Patterns of Fathering in Married and Non-Married Populations. Paper presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Society for Research in Human Development. Park City, UT. .

Pendry, P. & Snell, E. K. (April, 2004). A Typology of Fathering: Emerging Patterns of Father Involvement in Married and Non-Married Populations. Poster presented at the annual research fair of the program on Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. . .

Patricia Pendry & Emma K. Adam (April, 2003). Hush-a Bye Hormones: Parent behavior, parent emotional and marital functioning, and child cortisol. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, FL.. .

Symposia and Workshops

Year Description
2005 Pendry, P. (Chair) & Adam, E.K. (2005). Chair of the Symposium on Marital Discord and Child Development: Developmental and Transactional Perspectives on the Role of Basic Regulatory Processes at the bi-annual meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD). Paper presentation: Associations between Marital Discord, Parenting and Children’s Stress Physiology: The role of parent gender and child age.

2004 ECLS-B Database Training Seminar, US Department of Education, National Institute for Education Statistics (NCES), Washington, D.C., January, 2004.

2004 Graduate Teaching Certificate Program, Searle Teaching Center , Northwestern University , Evanston, IL , 2004-present.

2002 Attachment ABC Coding Workshop by Dr. Alan Sroufe, University of Minnesota, Institute of Child Development, Minneapolis, MN, July 2002.

Research Interests

My research examines the dynamics of couple and family relationships and their influence on the cognitive, social, emotional, and physiological development of infants, children and adolescents. I am particularly interested in the effects of interparental conflict on child stress system functioning (i.e., cortisol levels) and its role in mediating effects of conflict on child functioning and development. I am also interested in policies, programs and interventions aimed at improving couple relationship functioning and their implications for child and family wellbeing.

Teaching/Advising

Committees (PhD)

Start End Name Position Description
Dr. Emma Adam Chair
Dr. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale Member
Dr. Greg Duncan Member
Dr. Emily Durbin Member


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