Kathleen N. Bergman

Kathleen N. Bergman

Research Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

  • Developmental



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Processes associated with normal and abnormal development during childhood and adolescence, particularly in the context of interparental and family conflict, informed by the developmental psychopathology perspective.

Recent Publications

Cummings, E. M., and Bergman, K. N. (in press). Emotional Security Theory: A theoretical model for conceptualizing the effects of conflict and bases for intervention in multiple contexts. International Conference on Attachment Conference Volume.

Bergman, K. N., & Cummings, E. M. (2018). Innovations in Research on Conflict, Families, and Children. Family Court Review, 56(2), 207-208.

Bergman, K. N., & Mark Cummings, E. M. (2018). The Implications of Conflict: Considerations for Policy and Practice. Family Court Review, 56(2), 281-282.

Bergman, K. N., Downey, A. L., Cummings, J. S., Gedek, H. M., & Cummings, E. M. (2018). Depressive Symptomatology and Program Efficacy: Examining a Program to Improve Communication in Community Families. Family Court Review, 56(2), 269-280.

Bergman, K. N., & Cummings, E. M., (2018). Marital Conflict. In Bornstein, M. (Ed.) The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development, the SAGE Reference project. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Inc.

Ha, A. P., Bergman, K. N., Davies, P. T., & Cummings, E. M. (2018). Parental Postconflict Explanations: Implications for Children's Adjustment Outcomes. Family Court Review, 56(2), 219-233.

Bergman, K. N., Choe, G. E., Cummings, E. M., & Davies, P. T. (2018). The Ubiquitous Family Environment: Examining Emotional Insecurity in the Family and Adjustment in School. Family Court Review, 56(2), 234-247.

Bergman, K. N., Cummings, E.M., Davies, P.T., & Cummings, J. S. (revise and resubmit). Emotional insecurity and social competence: Examining the implications of destructive interparental conflict for adolescents. Developmental Psychology.