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Michael Strambler, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Child Wellbeing and Education Research

Contact Information

Michael Strambler, PhD

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Psychiatry

    The Consultation Center, 389 Whitney Avenue

    New Haven, CT 06511

    United States

Research Summary

One area of my research concerns understanding the role of social environments in the academic, psychological, social, and behavioral well-being of children and youth in urban contexts. My main focus in this area is on the ways in which home and school settings shape how youth perceive themselves academically and how self-perception affects academic performance and behavior.

Another primary area of my work focuses on the assessment of school-based programs and practices for the purpose of improving the academic performance and health of children. I am particularly interested in the design and implementation of rigorous and practical approaches to using data for informing practice and policy. Much of this work occurs in the contexts of research-practice partnerships.

Specialized Terms: Academic achievement and engagement; Social, emotional, and behavioral health; Child development; Self-concept; Program development and evaluation; Culture


Research Interests

Achievement; Behavioral Medicine; Child Psychiatry; Culture; Psychiatry; Urban Health

Selected Publications