Elizabeth Skowron, Department of Psychology

Elizabeth Skowron

Practice Areas: Early Childhood Adversity, Parenting, Child and Family Interventions, Child Abuse Prevention

Elizabeth Skowron is an academic expert in early childhood adversity, parenting, child and family interventions, child abuse prevention. 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 | 541-346-9329​​​​​​​


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)