University of Kansas, 1990
Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
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.
Caldera, Y. M. & , S. (in press). Exposure to child care, parenting styles and attachment security. Infant and Child Development.
Caldera, Y. M., & Lindsey, E. W. (2006). Coparenting, mother-infant interaction, and infant-parent attachment relationships in two-parent families.
Journal of Family Psychology, 20(2), Jun 2006, 275-283.
Lindsey, E. W., & Caldera, Y. M. (2005). Interparental agreement on the use of control in childrearing and infant’s compliance to mother’s control strategies. Journal of Infant Behavior and Development, 28, 165-178.
Lindsey, E. W., Caldera, Y. M., & Colwell, M. J. (2005). Correlates of coparenting during infancy. Family Relations, 54, 346 -359.
Caldera, Y. M.(2004). Parental involvement and infant father attachment: A Q-Set study. Fathering A Journal of Theory, research, and Practice About Men as Fathers, 2, 191-210.