Experts in the Field of Adolescent Development


Eric Buhs is an educational psychology professor whose research focuses on adolescent development and children’s social and emotional adjustment in schools. As a teacher, he seeks to support education students as they incorporate research-based theory and practice into their teaching philosophy and practice. His recent peer-reviewed research has examined how social relationships at school influence temperament and middle school engagement; how economic risk influences children’s temperament regulation and classroom quality in Head Start programs and how shyness affects student engagement.