Laura Anaya, Ph.D.

Lecturer of Psychology

My research interests include children’s early socioemotional development, child-parent attachment relationships, parental sensitivity, contextual influences within families (e.g., interparental conflict resolution strategies) and their relations to family...

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Contact Information

  • Fall 2021
    Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
    Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

  • (509) 313-5884

Education & Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D., Human Development & Family Studies, Purdue University

M.S., Human Development & Family Studies, Purdue University

B.A., Human Development, Minor in Psychology, Washington State University

Curriculum Vitae

Courses Taught

Child Psychology

Lifespan Development

Diversity in Individual and Family Life

Working with Parents

Child Development


My research interests include children’s early socioemotional development, child-parent attachment relationships, parental sensitivity, contextual influences within families (e.g., interparental conflict resolution strategies) and their relations to family subsystems. My current work explores child-parent attachment relationships in the context of interparental conflict strategies, and the potential spillover of interparental conflict into child-parent relationships.