Negar is a first-year PhD student in Dr. Curby’s lab. She received her BA in psychology and social behavior from the University of California, Irvine. She later received an MA from New York University in general psychology, with an emphasis on child development. She previously worked with the New York Department of Education to assess social and emotional readiness inside classrooms and to provide data to policy makers who were implementing an expansion of the Free Pre-K for All program. She is currently interested in social and emotional development within the school context and social-emotional teaching inside classrooms.
M.A. in General Psychology; New York University
B.A. in Psychology and Social Behavior; University of California, Irvine