Brett Laursen

bretProfessor of Psychology 
Florida Atlantic University

Docent Professor of Educational Psychology
University of Helsinki, Finland
Docent Professor of Social Developmental Psychology
University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Ph.D. (Child Psychology)
Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota
M.A. (Child Psychology)
Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota
B.A. (Psychology)
Nebraska Wesleyan University


Honorary Ph.D.
Örebro University, Sweden 

Founding Editor, Cambridge Elements in Research Methods for Developmental Science

Fellow, American Psychological Association (Division 7, Developmental) 
Fellow and Charter Member, Association for Psychological Science  
Fellow, International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development 
Distinguished Alumnus, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota
Florida Atlantic University Scholar of the Year (2023-24 and 2016-17)
Contact Information 
Department of Psychology
Florida Atlantic University
3200 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, USA
Telephone: 954.236.1121
Prospective Students
Teaching and research assistant positions are available for new graduate students for the next academic year. Interested students should contact Professor Laursen for details. Current and former graduate students are available to answer questions about the program.