My research interests generally lie in applying ethological/evolutionary models to developmental psychopathology research. I am particularly interested in applying this framework to multi-level longitudinal investigations of child temperament profiles and their physiological and neurocognitive correlates across different ecological contexts.
- Suor, J., Dirks, M. S., Rusch, D., & Frazier, S. L. (2011, April). Further evidence for the convergent validity of a multiple-choice measure of youth responses to peer provocation. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Montreal, Canada.
- Dirks, M. A., Suor, J., Rusch, D., & Frazier, S. L. (2011, April). Does situation moderate the association between youths' responses to provocation and others' perceptions of their aggressiveness? In M.A. Dirks and K.L. McDonald (Chairs), Children's social-cognitive reactions in emotionally charged situations: Lessons for externalizing and internalizing problems. Symposium presentation at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Montreal, Canada.
- Vassar College, B.A., 2009
- Major Concentration: Psychology
- Correlate Concentration: British Literary History