Francesca Penner, PhD
Research & Publications
Francesca is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Yale Child Study Center, working under the mentorship of Dr. Helena Rutherford in the Before and After Baby Lab. Francesca received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (Clinical Child Psychology emphasis) from the University of Houston in 2021. Francesca's research focuses on parent mental health, parenting, and the role of parents in children's mental health risk and resilience.
Education & Training
- Clinical Psychology InternshipUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center (2021)
- PhDUniversity of Houston, Clinical Psychology (2021)
- MEdVanderbilt University, Child Studies (2016)
- BAThe University of Chicago, English Language & Literature (2009)