Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal

Professor, University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychology

Senior Scientist, Learning Research & Development Center



Research Interests

Impact of key contexts that support learning and socioemotional development during the transition to school and the elementary school years.

Community & Family-based Learning Learning Opportunities Minoritized Groups Socio-cultural Factors

Related Research Areas

Developmental Processes and Outcomes Educational Opportunities, Equity, & Attainment

Recent Publications

Elliott, L., Bachman, H.J., Pereira, J.C., Coulanges, L., Duong, S., Montue, T., Miller, P., Libertus, M. & Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal. (2022). Self-regulation in toddlers and the emergence of pre-academic disparities. Infant Behavior and Development.

Elliott, L., Votruba-Drzal, E., Miller, P., Libertus, M.E., & Bachman, H.J. (2022)"Unpacking the home numeracy environment: Examining dimensions of number activities in early childhood." Early Childhood Research Quarterly.  

Bachman, H.J., Miller, P.,  Elliott, L.,  Duong, S.,  Libertus, M., & Votruba Drzal, E. (2022). Associations among socioeconomic status and preschool-aged children’s, number skills, and spatial skills: The role of executive function, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology,   Volume 221. 

Dickman, K.D., Votruba-Drzal, E., Matthews, K.A., & Kamarck, T.W. (2022). Early life SES, childhood trauma exposures, and cardiovascular responses to daily life stressors in middle-aged adults.  Int.J. Behav. Med.

 Carver, C.E., Duong, S., Bachman, H., Votruba-Drzal, E., & Libertus, M.E. (2022). Examining relations between parental feedback types and preschool-aged children's academic skills. International Journal of Psychological Studies. 

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