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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
Conflicts can affect sibling relationships
April 06, 2010

Working Mother
Tracking Your Teen
November 13, 2009

Teens often put family ahead of themselves
February 10, 2009

U.S. News and World Report
Teens more helpful than parents know
February 06, 2009

Democrat and Chronicle
For dads on the road, being at home always feels like Father's Day
June 15, 2008

Democrat and Chronicle
UR's Susan B. Anthony dinner to honor Geiss, 2 professors
January 31, 2008

Jackson Clarion Ledger (Mississippi)
Generational Attitudes Affecting Parenting Styles
October 01, 2006

Chicago Tribune
What Parents Can Do
September 27, 2006

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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.