Sarah L Pierotti

Sarah Pierotti
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Swift Building, Room 236
1 College Place
DuBois, PA 15801
Biography

Sarah teaches courses related to development across the lifespan, family relationships, culture, and poverty.

Research Interests

Sarah's research focuses on prosocial behavior and how cultural, socioemotional, sociocognitive, and socialization factors relate to prosocial behavior. The majority of her research has been conducted with Latinx cultures, both within and outside of the United States.

Publications

Carlo, G., & Pierotti, S. L. (in press). Prosocial behavior. Encyclopedia of child and adolescent development. Wiley.

Carlo, G., & Pierotti, S. L. (in press). The development of prosocial motives. In L. A. Jensen (Ed.), Oxford handbook of moral development: An interdisciplinary perspective. Oxford University Press.

Pierotti, S. L., Thornburg, K., & Carlo, G. (2017, February). The state of Missouri’s children: 2017. Policy Brief for the University of Missouri Center for Family Policy and Research.

Pierotti, S. L., Thornburg, K., & Carlo, G. (2017, December). The well-being of children in the United States: 2017. Policy Brief for the University of Missouri Center for Family Policy and Research.

Pierotti, S. L. (2014). Ethnic enclaves. The social history of the American family: An encyclopedia. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Education

BS with Honors, Psychology, minor Sociology, University of Pittsburgh

MS, Early Childhood Development, University of Missouri

PhD, Human Environmental Sciences, University of Missouri