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Susan Sheridan

Susan Sheridan, Ph.D. Title: Associate Dean for Research and Creative Activity; Director of the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families & Schools; George Holmes University Professor Department:Educational Psychology College/Organization: Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families & Schools
Education & Human Sciences
Campus: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Personal Website Research Nebraska Page
Research Type:
  • Applied
  • Translational Science
Age Group:
  • Toddlers
  • Preschool/Pre-kindergarten
  • K-3
Population Focus
  • Children/Students
  • Parents/Families
  • Children with Disabilities
  • ECE Practitioners/Teachers
  • Professional Development Providers/Trainers
  • Low Income Populations
  • Cultural Groups (Hispanic/Latino)
Research Keywords
  • Parent engagement
  • Family-school partnerships
  • Relationships
  • School readiness
  • Social-emotional/behavioral functioning
Research Questions
  • What is the effect of XX (parent/family-school) intervention on children's social-emotional, behavioral, academic functioning?
  • How do we effectively support parents/families/children at risk?
  • What are salient mediators and moderators of XX (parent/family-school) intervention on child outcomes?
Research Approach
  • Quantitative methods
Designs & Methods
  • Experimental
  • Interventions
  • Longitudinal Study
  • Meta-Analysis
  • Multi-variate analysis
  • Multilevel Modeling
  • Observational Approaches
  • Small group/single case
Research Tools
  • Direct Child Assessments
  • Document Reviews
  • Interviews/Focus
  • Observational Assessments
  • Surveys/Questionnaires
  • Video Footage