Emma Lazaroff

Biography

Emma Lazaroff is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Human Development program in the Department of Educational Psychology. Emma received her B.A. in Psychology from Quinnipiac University and was a lab manager at Boston College prior to pursuing her Ph.D. Her research interests lie in how children use cognitive supports such as analogy and language to learn about science and mathematics, as well as how they generalize this knowledge to increasingly complex concepts. In particular, she is interested in determining how these concepts can be organized to help children most effectively retain information. Emma is being advised by Dr. Haley Vlach.