Elizabeth Skowron, Department of Psychology

Elizabeth Skowron

Research Scientist, Center for Translational Neuroscience
Practice Areas: Early Childhood Adversity, Parenting, Child and Family Interventions, Child Abuse Prevention

(541) 346-9329

Elizabeth Skowron is an academic expert in early childhood adversity, parenting, child and family interventions, child abuse prevention. 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.

​​​​​​​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)