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Judith Smetana

Professor of Psychology
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Clinical And Social Sciences In Psychology

Areas of expertise: Adolescent-parent relationships, parenting, and children's development of morality and moral reasoning.

Press contact:
Monique Patenaude
(585) 276-3693

Related Links:
Judith Smetana Homepage

In the News

Time Magazine
Good Parenting Skills: 7 Research-Backed Ways to Raise Kids Right
May 10, 2014

Lancaster Intelligence Journal
HOW IT'S DONE: Talking to your teen without being annoying[]
January 09, 2014

Utica Observer-Dispatch
Summer spats
July 12, 2010

Ottawa Citizen
Borrowing clothes without asking can lead to mistrust among teen siblings: Study
April 19, 2010

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News Releases

The 2008 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Dinner
January 28, 2008

"Conflict Between Parents and Adolescents," lecture by Professor Judith Smetana
July 07, 2003

"Nature Vs. Nurture," a panel discussion on child development
June 11, 2003

Judith Smetana's research focuses on adolescent-parent relationships and development in different cultural contexts, the development of young children's moral and social knowledge, and parenting beliefs and their relationships to parenting practices and child outcomes.