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Jessica Robinson

Graduate Student
Entry Year: 2012-2013
Faculty Mentor(s): Judith Smetana

225 Meliora Hall
Fax: (585) 273-1100

Research Overview

Adolescent autonomy development, adolescent-parent relationships, and how adolescents coordinate and prioritize autonomy with other issues (e.g., relationships).

Selected Publications


  • Robinson, J., Recchia, H., & Wainryb, C. (2013, April) "He was wrong but....": Mothers' Attributions of Their Children's Harmful and Helpful Behaviors. Poster to be presented at the biannual Society for Research in Child Development Conference, Seattle, Washington.


  • Teaching Assistant: Abnormal Psychology, Spring 2013
  • Teaching Assistant: Social and Emotional Development, Fall 2012