A. Nayena Blankson, Ph.D.
Giles Hall 322
EducationPh.D., University of Southern California
B.A., Loyola University Maryland
Dr. Blankson received her Ph.D. in quantitative psychology from the University of Southern California, where she was mentored by Dr. John L. Horn, as well as Dr. Rand Wilcox. After her Ph.D., Dr. Blankson was a post-doctoral fellow at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she was mentored by Dr. Marion O’Brien.
Honors Thesis Seminar
Dr. Blankson’s research interests straddle both developmental and quantitative psychology. Her developmental research interests include the organization and development of cognitive abilities as it relates to personality, parenting, schooling, and early academic achievement. Her quantitative interests include psychometrics, multivariate methods, moderated mediation, the design of psychological research, and structural equation modeling.