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Nicole Lorenzo Asst Professor Department of Psychology

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CAS - Psychology
PhD, Clinical Science, Florida International University;
BA, BS, Psychology & Criminology, University of Florida

Dr. Lorenzo studies relationships between parenting and early childhood social-emotional and behavioral functioning. The goal of her research is to aid in the early identification of children at risk for developing psychopathology, with the ultimate goal of informing targeted early intervention efforts for families in underserved and low-resourced communities. She is particularly interested in adapting behavioral parenting interventions for parents of infant and toddlers from ethnic and racial minority backgrounds. Dr. Lorenzo’s research has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. Learn more at:

Dr. Lorenzo is anticipating accepting a PhD student through the Clinical Psychology program this 2022-23 cycle for a Fall 2023 admission.
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Fall 2022

  • PSYC-633 Psychological Assessment I

Spring 2023

  • PSYC-301 Research Methods in Psychology

  • PSYC-497 Topics in Psychology: Abnormal Child Psychology

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Selected Publications

Havewala, M., Lorenzo, N.E., Seddio, K., Oddo, L.E., Novick, D.R., Fox, N.A., & Chronis-Tuscano, A. (2022). Understanding Co-Occurring ADHD and Anxiety Symptoms within a Developmental Framework: Risk and Protective Factors of Early Temperament and Peer Relations. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. doi: 10.1007/s10802-021-00891-0

Lorenzo, N.E., Novick, D.R., Seddio, K., Degnan, K., Henderson, H., Almas, A., Chronis-Tuscano, A., & Fox, N.A. (2021). Bidirectional and interactive effects of parenting and child temperament in early childhood on the trajectory of social anxiety in adolescence. Depression and Anxiety. doi: 10.1002/da.23224

Chronis-Tuscano, Bui, H.N.T., & Lorenzo, N.E. (2021). Transdiagnostic Implications of Parental Socialization of Child and Adolescent Emotional Development: Commentary and Future Directions. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, 1-14. doi: 10.1007/s10802-021-00872-3.

Lorenzo, N.E., & Bagner, D.M. (2021) Impact of behavioral parent training in infancy on parent emotion socialization. Child Psychiatry and Human Development. doi: 10.1007/s10578-021-01142-5.