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Maria BartiniPsychology Faculty

Dr. Maria Bartini, Professor


Maria Bartini began teaching at MCLA in the Fall of 2001.  She received her Ph.D. in Life-Span Developmental Psychology in 1999 from the University of Georgia.  Prior to MCLA, Dr. Bartini taught at the University of North Carolina at Asheville for two years.

At MCLA, Dr. Bartini has taught Developmental Psychology, Adolescent Development, Adulthood and Aging, Psychology of Gender, Statistical Methods in Psychology, Research Design and Analysis, and Research Seminar in Relational Aggression.  She also developed the upper-level Psychology elective Childhood Disorders and a service course for Education licensure students, Applied Developmental Psychology. 

Dr. Bartini's research focuses on social development in adolescence, primarily aggression and victimization in schools.  Students play an integral role in her research program and they have collaborated on numerous regional and national conference presentations.  Dr. Bartini's work has been published in several journals, including Sex Roles, Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, American Educational Research Journal, and Journal of Educational Psychology.

Dr. Bartini was named the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach at MCLA in April 2014. Dr. Bartini has a wealth of coaching experience and is working towards her Level III certification in US Lacrosse. She played collegiately at the College of William and Mary at the Division I level. She also lettered in four sports throughout her high school career.  

View Dr. Bartini's curriculum vitae

Summer 2014
PSYC 387 Childhood Disorders

Fall 2014
PSYC 210-01 Developmental Psychology
PSYC 210-02 Developmental Psychology
PSYC 376-01 Sport Psychology 

Office Hours
M 12:30-2:00pm, W 9:30-10:10am and by appointment

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