Texas Tech University

Holly Wright, M.S.

Graduate Part-Time Instructor
Human Development and Family Studies

Email: holly.d.wright@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 742-3070

Office: Human Sciences 269

Advisor: Dr. Malinda Colwell

Holly Wright

Research Focus

Social development and peer relationships in childhood


Colwell, M.J., Miller, M., Wright. H., Bunting, K., & Miller, K. (2015, March). Food insecurity, goat meat consumption and developmental outcomes for children in Malawi, Africa
Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Colwell, M.J., Wright, H., Sastry, A., Griggs, T., & Corson, K. (2015, March). Children's theory of mind and its association with secrecy. Society for Research in Child Development,
Philadelphia, PA.

Wright, H., and Colwell, M. (2015, April) Perceptions of friendship among children with high-functioning autism and typically developing children. 15th Annual Graduate Student Research Conference, Lubbock, TX. 


Colwell, M.J., Corson, K., Sastry, A., & Wright, H. Secret keepers: Children's theory of mind and their conception of secrecy. Early Child Development and Care.

Rasmussen, E.E., Shafer, A., Colwell, M. J., White, S.R., Punyanunt-Carter, N., Densley, R., & Wright, H. (under review). Relation between active mediation, exposure to Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood and preschoolers' social and emotional development. Submitted to Journal of Children and Media