Faculty > Katherine Bono, Ph.D.
Department of Child and Adolescent Studies
Dr. Katherine Bono is an assistant professor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Studies at Cal State Fullerton. She received her Ph.D. in 2003 in applied developmental psychology from Claremont Graduate University. Her dissertation focused on the role of parenting, self-regulation, and language ability on the development of academic and social/emotional school readiness. After finishing her Ph.D., Dr. Bono took a position as Research Director at the University of Miami’s Linda Ray Intervention Center for At-Risk Children and Families. While at the University of Miami, she conducted program evaluation and research in an early intervention program for children who were prenatally exposed to cocaine and several parenting programs for at-risk families. Current research interests center on family and intervention influences on child well-being in typical and at-risk populations.