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Stephanie Godleski

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts

585-475-2643
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Stephanie Godleski

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts

Education

BA, Hamilton College; MA, Ph.D., University of Buffalo

Bio

Professor Godleski joined the Department of Psychology in the Fall of 2015. Her areas of expertise are within Clinical and Developmental Psychology. Her research focuses on developmental pathways to risk and resilience, particularly within early development from pregnancy to early childhood. In particular, she is interested in how parent and family influences (e.g., parental substance use, discipline, etc) impact the development of aggressive thoughts and behaviors in childhood.

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Areas of Expertise

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Book Chapter
Shisler, Shannon, et al. "Salivary bioscience research related to prenatal adversity." Salivary Bioscience: Foundations of Interdisciplinary Saliva Research and Applications. Ed. M.K. Taylor and D.A. Granger. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2020. 611-640. Print.
Godleski, Stephanie and Rina Eiden. "Fathers’ Antisocial Behavior and Early Childhood." Handbook on Fathers and Child Development: Prenatal to Preschool. Ed. H.E. Fitzgerald, et al. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2020. 569-580. Print.
Godleski, Stephanie and Kenneth Leonard. "Substance use and Substance Problems in Families: How Families Impact and are Impact by Substance use." American Psychological Association Handbook of Contemporary Family Psychology. Ed. B. Fiese. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 2019. 587-602. Print.
Godleski, Stephanie. "Theoretical Perspectives to Studying the Development of Relational Aggression." The Development of Relational Aggression. Ed. Jamie M. Ostrov and Sarah Coyne. New York, NY: Oxford Press, 2018. 76-89. Print.
Journal Paper
Godleski, Stephanie, et al. "Maternal Smoking and Psychosocial Functioning: Impact on Subsequent Breastfeeding Practices." Breastfeeding Medicine 15. 4 (2020): 246-253. Print.
Nickerson, Amanda, et al. "A Longitudinal Study of Gun Violence Attitudes: Role of Childhood Aggression and Exposure to Violence, and Early Adolescent Bullying Perpetration and Victimization." Journal of School Violence 19. (2020): 62-76. Print.
Godleski, Stephanie, et al. "Etiological Pathways to Rejection Sensitivity in a High Risk Sample." Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 45. 5 (2019): 715-727. Print.
Godleski, Stephanie, Barbara Lohse, and Jodi Stott. "Confirmatory Factor Analyses Support a 4-Factor Structure of the Satter Eating Competence Inventory and Migration of an Internal Regulation Item to the Eating Attitudes subscale." Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 51. 8 (2019): 1003-1010. Print.
Godleski, Stephanie, et al. "Co-use of tobacco and marijuana during pregnancy: Pathways to externalizing behavior problems in early childhood." Neurotoxicology and Teratology 69. (2018): 39-48. Print.
Godleski, Stephanie, Cory Crane, and Kenneth Leonard. "Parents’ Concordant and Discordant Alcohol Use and Subsequent Child Behavioral Outcomes." Addictive Behaviors 79. (2018): 81-85. Print.
Przybyla, Sarahmona M, et al. "Meta-Analysis of Alcohol and Serodiscordant Condomless Sex Among People Living With HIV." Archives of Sexual Behavior. (2017): 1-16. Web.
Published Conference Proceedings
Joslyn, Emily and Stephanie Godleski. "The Effect of Maternal Substance use on Child Aggression." Proceedings of the Developmental Neurotoxicology, Clearwater Beach, FL June 23–27, 2018. Ed. Dr. Gale Richardson. Oxford, England: Elsevier, 2018. Web.
Godleski, Stephanie, et al. "Co-use of Tobacco and Marijuana During Pregnancy: Pathways to Externalizing Behavior Problems in Early Childhood." Proceedings of the Developmental Neurotoxicology, Clearwater Beach, FL; June 23-27, 2018. Ed. Dr. Gale Richardson. Oxford, England: Elsevier, 2018. Web.
Godleski, Stephanie and Kimberly Kamper-DeMarco. "Maternal Alcohol and Tobacco use During Pregnancy: The Role of Mental Health and age of Initiation." Proceedings of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA; June 16-20, 2018. Ed. Henry R. Kranzler, M.D. Malden, MA: Wiley, 2018. Web.
Eiden, Rina, et al. "Early Childhood Risk and Protective Factors Predicting Resilience Against Adolescent Substance use." Proceedings of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA; June 16-20, 2018. Ed. Henry R. Kranzler, M.D. Malden, MA: Wiley, 2018. Web.
Godleski, Stephanie and Cory Crane. "Alcohol Problems and Aggression: Comparing Hearing and Deaf or Hard-of-hearing College Students." Proceedings of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA; June 16-20, 2018. Ed. Henry R. Kranzler, M.D. Malden, MA: Wiley, 2018. Web.
Crane, Cory and Stephanie Godleski. "Gender Dfferences in the Association Between Problematic Alcohol use and Cyber Aggression." Proceedings of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA; June 16-20, 2018. Ed. Henry R. Kranzler, M.D. Malden, MA: Wiley, 2018. Web.
Godleski, Stephanie and Rina Eiden. "Maternal Prenatal and Postnatal Alcohol use, Dysregulation, and Postnatal Alcohol use." Proceedings of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA; June 16-20, 2018. Ed. Henry R. Kranzler, M.D. Malden, MA: Wiley, 2018. Web.

Currently Teaching

PSYC-226
3 Credits
This course explores the process of human development, from conception through adolescence and continuing through later adulthood. The developmental approach integrates across many areas of psychology, including perception, cognition, social and emotional development, personality, morality, human factors, and neuroscience. Topics will include such things as infant brain plasticity, the development of identity in adolescence, and memory changes in adulthood. In addition, experimental methods of developmental research will be introduced and practiced, including issues specific to studying children and adults.

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