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Child and Family Science
Assistant ProfessorOffice: FFS 301Phone: 559-278-5323Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgMegan Pronovost (PDF)
Education: Ph.D., Psychological Sciences, University of California, Merced
Experience and Research: Megan joined the Fresno State faculty in 2019 after receiving a Ph.D. in Psychological
Sciences with an emphasis in Developmental Psychology from UC Merced. Her research
is primarily related to the development of social cognition from infancy to early
Broadly, her research investigates the origins and nature of social-group based inferences,
and how environmental factors shape these inferences throughout early childhood. Specifically,
she investigates the types of characteristics that infants expect members of a social
group to share, such as food preferences and social behaviors.
Additionally, her research investigates how environmental influences such as how parents
discuss social groups with their children, as well as the other environmental factors,
impact the beliefs and inferences that children form about social groups.