Faculty Directory

Faculty Profile

Nicole Stanoff, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member

Email: nstanoff@callutheran.edu


Dr. Stanoff has a background in Developmental Psychology, with an emphasis in adolescent development. Her research focuses on examing the relationship between parent-child relationships (e.g. parent-child communication, parent-child respect, parent-child closeness) and adolescent outcomes (e.g. high risk sexual behavior, academic achievement, and well-being).


Ph.D., Developmental Psychology (March 2010)
University of California, Riverside

Dissertation: Parent-Adolescent Sexual Communication and Adolescent Cognitive Processes on Sexual Risk among European American Female Adolescents



M.A., Psychology (June 2006)
University of California, Riverside

B.A., Psychology/Child Development (May 2004)
California State University,Chico, Magna Cum Laude



 Dr. Stanoff's background is in Developmental Psychology, with an empahsis in parent-child relationships and adolescent development including high risk sexual behavior and decision making skills. She teaches courses in Child and Adolescent Development, Adult Development and Aging, Lifespan Development, Research Methods, Statistics, Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Personality, and Positive Psychology.



Coyle, K., Franks, H.M., Glassman, J.R., & Stanoff, N.M., (2012). Condom Use: Slippage,breakage, and steps for proper use among adolescents in alternative school lettings. Journal of School Health, 82, 345-352. 


Chao, R.K., Kanatsu A., Stanoff, N., Padmawidjaja, I., & Aque, C. (2009).Diversities in Meaning and Practice: The Parental Involvement of Asian Immigrants. In N. Hill & R. Chao (Eds.), Family school relations during adolescence: Linking interdiscplinary research policy, and practice. New York:Teacher's College Press.



Feedback Form