Kristin Lagattuta

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Position Title
Faculty Advisor to the Provost on Closing Student Opportunity Gaps


In addition to her academic appointment in the Department of Psychology, Kristin Hansen Lagattuta is a core faculty member at the Center for Mind and Brain at the University of California, Davis. She studies age-related changes and individual differences in emotion understanding, theory of mind, moral cognition, and past-to-future reasoning. She is the editor of the 2014 book, Children and emotion: New insights into developmental affective science. She is an Associate Editor at Developmental Psychology and also serves on the editorial boards of Child Development, Cognitive Development, Emotion, and Merrill-Palmer Quarterly