Elizabeth Skowron, Department of Psychology

Elizabeth Skowron

Academic Areas:
Counseling Psychology and Prevention Science, Early Childhood Adversity, Family-Based Interventions

Elizabeth Skowron is an academic expert in counseling psychology and prevention science, early childhood adversity, and family-based interventions. At the University of Oregon, she is a professor of psychology and director of the Family Biobehavioral Lab. Her research examines  the neurobiology of parenting at risk, developing self-regulation, and family interventions that are effective for supporting positive, healthy parenting and reducing child maltreatment.

Contact: eskowron@uoregon.edu | 541-346-0913


Recent Media:
The twisted psychology of parents who torture their children (TIME, Jan. 19, 2018)
Federal grant to UO will bring new parent-child intervention to Lane County (Around the O, May 11, 2015)
UO researcher finds abusive parenting may have a biological basis (Around the O, Oct. 7, 2013)