Joan Barth

Dr. Joan BarthDr. Barth is a developmental social psychologist interested in social-emotional development, gender differences in science and math education experiences, adolescent risk behaviors, children’s decision making skills, education contexts, and neuro-cognitive development in young children. She is involved in the evaluation of a variety of education initiatives at ISSR and is affiliated with the Social and Developmental programs in the Psychology Department where she mentors both undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Barth earned a BS in psychology, an MS in social psychology, and a Ph.D. in developmental psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Gender and STEM Research