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Dr. Yvonne Caldera
Yvonne Caldera, Ph.D.
Human Development and Family Studies
(806)834-7396 - Office 310
yvonne.caldera@ttu.edu

University of Kansas, 1990

Professor, Human Development and Family Studies

Interests:

Normative development of Mexican American children and families; the relation between infant child care and children’s socio-emotional development; connections between parenting and infants’ socio-emotional development; the role of the father in young children’s lives; factors associated with the quality of the co-parenting relationship; and young children’s play with sex-typed toys.

Recent Publications:

Y.M. Caldera & E.W. Lindsey (Eds.), (2015). Mexican American Children and Families: Multidisciplinary Perspectives.  New York, NY: Routledge Press. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415854535/

Caldera, Y.M. & Velez, P., Lindsey, E.W. (2015).Who Are Mexican Americans? In Y.M. Caldera & E.W. Lindsey (Eds.),(in press). Mexic.an American Children and Families: Multidisciplinary Perspectives.  New York, NY: Routledge Press.

Lindsey, E.W. & Caldera, Y.M.  (2015). Co-Parenting in Mexican American Intact Families. In Y.M.

Caldera & E.W. Lindsey (Eds.), (in press).  Mexic.an American Children and Families: Multidisciplinary Perspectives.  New York, NY: Routledge Press.

Lindsey, E. W., & Caldera, Y. M. (2014). Shared Affect and Dyadic Synchrony among Secure and   Insecure Parent-Infant Dyads. Infant and Child Development, 41(3), 311-323.

Lindsey, E. W. Caldera, Y. M. Rivera, M. (2013) Mother–child and father–child emotional expressiveness in Mexican-America families and toddlers' peer, Early Child Development and Care: Special Issue on Unique Contributions of Mothering and Fathering to Children’s Development, 183(3-4), Apr, 2013. pp. 378-393.