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Developmental Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2002


Developmental Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1998


Psychology, Hacettepe Üniversitesi, 1991

High School

Zile Lisesi

Research Areas

Prosocial and moral development in children and adolescents, socioemotional development of preschool children, attachment during early childhood, parental ethnotheories, parenting styles, and child rearing behavior, gender socialization, identity dev


Asiye Kumru obtained her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2002. Her main research interests are children's and teenagers' positive social and ethical development, gender socialization, socio-emotional development of preschoolers and parental etnotheories.

Prof. Kumru explores the effects of individual, family and environmental factors and socialization experiences in different environments such as family and school on preschoolers' and school age children's cognitive, socio-emotional and positive social development till early adolescence.