Faculty and Staff Directory » Carla Peterson

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Title: Professor/ Nancy Rygg Armbrust Professor
Department: Human Development & Family Studies

Office: 1331 Palmer 2222 Osborn Dr., Ames, IA 50011
Phone number: +1 515 294 7392
Email: carlapet@iastate.edu

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Research interests

  • Community integration and inclusion
  • Effectiveness of home intervention
  • Intervention integrity-documentation and examination
  • Intervention with young children who are at risk
  • Role of school psychologists in early childhood services
  • Severe behavior disorders
  • Social skills development

Published works


  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1991
  • M.A., University of South Dakota, 1981
  • B.S., Iowa State University, 1975

Professional organizations

  • Council for Exceptional Children-Division of Early Childhood and Division for Research
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • National Council on Family Relations
  • Society for Research in Child Development