Keri O'Neal

Assistant Professor

Department of Human Development & Women's Studies

(510) 885-2962
MI 3063
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Professor Keri O’Neal, a specialist in adolescent development, has a soft spot for rebellious teenagers. Her research interests focus on adolescent risk-taking behaviors, prevention and intervention programs, and gender. After finishing her doctorate, Keri spent two years as a post-doc at the Center for Developmental Science, University of North Carolina, where she continued her research on the developing adolescent. Born in Massachusetts, Keri was raised in Arizona and although no longer a resident she remains loyal to the Arizona Cardinals and Phoenix Suns. Keri’s publications include articles in Children and Poverty, American Journal of Public Health, American Journal of Community Psychology, and Developmental Psychology. She teaches courses that emphasize the developing adolescent, cross-cultural human development, and gay and lesbian development.


  • B.S., Northern Arizona University, M.S., Arizona State
  • Ph.D., Texas Tech University (Human Development)


Fall Quarter 2014
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampusTextbook Info
HDEV 422001Research Adolescent DevelopARR WEB-ONLINEOnline Campus View Books
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