Experts in the Field of Adolescent Development
Moshman is an award-winning professor whose interests include the development of reasoning, rationality, morality and identity in adolescence and early adulthood. His scholarly interests also include academic freedom and the psychology of genocide. He has served on the editorial boards of Child Development, Journal of Research on Adolescence, Journal of Adult Development, Developmental Review and other journals.
Torquati specializes in child development and early childhood education. She holds a doctorate in family studies from the University of Arizona and previously worked as a senior research associate at the University of Miami's Department of Pediatrics. Her recent work has examined the relationship between family income, parent education and the quality of early childhood education programs, as well as environmental education, a natural way to nurture children' development and learning.
Goosby, who holds a Ph.D. in sociology and demography from Pennsylvania State University in 2003, researches how racism, social exclusion and economic hardship create health disparities from youth through adulthood. A recent project examined how social exclusion and discrimination shape chronic disease risk and well-being among parents and adolescent children in Lincoln.