Andrew Fuligni
Senior Scientist


  • Parent involvement

Andrew J. Fuligni is professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and the Department of Psychology. He also is a senior scientist in the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. Fuligni and his collaborators employ multiple methods to study the interaction between socio-cultural experience and biobehavioral development during adolescence and young adulthood, with particular attention to teenagers of Latin American, Asian, European, and immigrant backgrounds. Fuligni receiving his doctorate in xevelopmental psychology at the University of Michigan and is a recipient of the American Psychological Association’s Boyd McCandless Award for Early Career Contribution to Developmental Psychology, a William T. Grant Faculty Scholars Award, a FIRST award from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and he is a fellow in the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. Fuligni recently completed a six-year term as associate editor of the journal Child Development.