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Meet the Team

Principal Investigator

Dr. Warmuth

Dr. Warmuth is from Grand Rapids, Michigan and is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Providence College.  She received her B.A. (2008) in psychology from the University of Michigan and her M.A. (2013) and Ph.D. (2015) from the University of Notre Dame.  As a developmental psychologist, she is interested in how family interactions contribute to children’s social and emotional development.  In her spare time, Dr. Warmuth enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and their dog and cat, going out to eat, and adventuring around Rhode Island.

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Abby Fielding ’20

Abby is currently a senior at Providence College and is from Portsmouth, RI.  She is a psychology and biology double major.  In addition to pursuing career goals in each major, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, her dogs, as well as going to the beach.  She is beyond excited to be member of the Family & Development Lab team!

Kristen Parmiter ’20

Kristen is a senior at Providence College and is from Long Island, New York.  She is a psychology major and a Business Studies minor.  Kristen would like work children in the future and is excited to part of the FamDev lab.  In her spare time she loves going to the beach and spending time with friends and family.

Liz Perrone ’20

Liz is a senior at Providence College and is from Long Island, NY.  She is majoring in psychology and is excited to learn more about child development while being a part of the FamDev team!  She likes swimming, running, baking, and spending time with her family and friends.  After PC, Liz would like to attend graduate school and become a pediatric occupational therapist.

Lab Alumni

  • Hannah Abrantes ’19
  • Rebecca Alois ’18
  • Mallari Bosque ’18
  • Danielle Civitarese ’18
  • Amy Geller ’19
  • Richard Gonzalez ’18
  • Maggie Kleiman ’19
  • Kelsie LaFerriere ’17
  • Annie Loftus ’18
  • Erin Macomber ’19
  • Lauren Manginelli ’18
  • Caroline McBride ’18
  • Victoria McCutcheon ’18
  • Zoe Pavoncello-Kelley ’19
  • Amanda Piechota ’19
  • Christina Sloan ’20