John Geldhof, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
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School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
Human Development and Family Sciences
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My research focuses on the development of self-regulation across the lifespan and the relationship between intentional self-regulation and positive developmental outcomes (especially Positive Youth Development). My long-term goal is to couple a nuanced understanding of self-regulation and thriving with applied interventions. I am also interested in quantitative methodology, both as a research domain and as a tool for optimizing my empirical research. As a substantive topic, my quantitative research focuses on latent variable and multilevel modeling techniques.


I received my Ph.D. in Developmental and Quantitative Psychology from the University of Kansas. I then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development at Tufts University.

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