Developmental Student Outcomes

The Developmental Psychology Program at the University of Notre Dame is successful in placing students in top tenure-track faculty and postdoctoral research positions following graduation.  Listed below are selected examples of recent student placements.


o   2017: Caroline Hornburg (nee Byrd): Postdoctoral Fellow Purdue

o   2017: Jessica Blaxton: Assistant Professor, Fontebonne University

o   2015: Kelly Warmuth, Assistant Professor, Providence College

o   2015: Amy K. Nuttall: Assistant Professor, Michigan State

o   2014: Rebecca Cheung: Assistant Professor Hong Kong Institute of Education

o   2014: Beth Planalp: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin (and NIH K-award recipient 2018 - 2021)

o   2013: Lori Petersen, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago

o   2013: Christine Steeger, Postdoctoral Fellow Yale School of Medicine; now research faculty University of Colorado- Boulder

o   2013: Brenda Whitehead, Assistant Professor,  University of Michigan- Dearborn

o   2013: Laura Taylor, Assistant Professor, Queen’s University Belfast

o   2012: Kalsea Koss, Postdoctoral Fellow Princeton, now Assistant Professor University of Georgia