- Email Suzanne Perkins
Suzanne Perkins is a lecturer in the Department of Psychology and a Research Investigator at the Institute for Social Research Research Center for Group Dynamics. Her research focuses on how child maltreatment influences cognitive processing development. Working in developmental psychology as well as cognition and cognitive neuroscience, her work has explored poverty and language development; effects of exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) on child adjustment; violence exposure and the development of school-related functioning, and cognitive therapies for PTSD and major depressive disorder. Dr. Perkins is a former special education teacher who has also specialized in executive functioning and stress disorders in youth.
- Suzanne Perkins. 2013. Poverty and Language Development: Roles of Parenting and Stress. Innov Clin Neurosci. 2013 Apr(10(4)): 10–19. PMID: 23696954.
- Suzanne Perkins, Sandra Graham-Bermann. 2012. Violence exposure and the development of school-related functioning: Mental health, neurocognition, and learning. Aggression and Violent Behavior 17(1):89-98.
- Suzanne Perkins, Graham-Bermann, Sandra A.. 2010. Effects of early exposure and lifetime exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) on child adjustment. Violence and victims 25(4)