Megan McClelland, Ph.D.

Katherine E. Smith Healthy Children and Families Professor, Hallie Ford Director for the Center for Healthy Children and Families
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At OSU
Affiliation(s): 
School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
Human Development and Family Sciences
Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children & Families
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My research is broadly focused on optimizing children's development, especially as it relates to social and cognitive development and school success. In general, I am interested in the importance of children's self-regulation, executive function, and social competence for success in preschool, elementary school, and throughout the life-span. My recent research has focused on developing measures of self-regulation and interventions to promote school readiness and success.

Biography

Megan McClelland is the Katherine E. Smith Professor of Healthy Children and Families at Oregon State University (OSU) where she serves as Endowed Director at the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families. Her research focuses on optimizing children's development, especially as it relates to children’s self-regulation, early learning, and school success. Her recent work has examined links between self-regulation and long-term outcomes from early childhood to adulthood, recent advances in measuring self-regulation, and intervention efforts to improve these skills in young children. She works with colleagues and collaborators around the world and is currently involved with a number of national and international projects to develop measures of self-regulation and improve school success in young children.

My Publications

2019

Book Chapter

M. M. McClelland, Cameron, C. E., and Alonso, J., The Development of Self-Regulation in Young Children, in The SAGE Handbook of Developmental Psychology and Early Childhood Education, 1st ed., SAGE, 2019, pp. 471-486.

Journal Article

2018

Book

Book Chapter

G. Díaz and McClelland, M. M., Latino Families and Schools: Identifying Challenges and Highlighting Strengths to Support Children’s Early Learning, in Academic Socialization of Young Black and Latino Children, S. Sonnenschein and Sawyer, B. E., Eds. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2018, pp. 121 - 139.
M. M. McClelland, Geldhof, G. J., Morrison, F. J., Gestsdottir, S., Cameron, C., Bowers, E. P., Duckworth, A., Little, T. D., and Grammer, J., Self-Regulation, in Handbook of Life Course Health Development, 1st ed., Springer International Publishing, 2018, pp. 275-298.

Journal Article

R. A. Settersten and McClelland, M. M., Being Human in Hard Times, Research in Human Development, vol. 15, no. 3-4, pp. 182 - 186, 2018.

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