My research examines the way peers affect motivation, academic achievement, and social behavior.

  • - Reconsidering Jigsaw social psychology: Longitudinal effects on social interdependence, socio-cognitive conflict regulation, motivation, and achievement. Journal of Educational Psychology.

  • - Enlisting peer cooperation in the service of alcohol use prevention in middle school. Child Development.

  • - Affective profiles and academic success in a college science course. Contemporary Educational Psychology.