Worcester State University
Psychology Department

 

Bonnie Kanner




Contact Information

Office: Sullivan 242C
Phone: (508) 929-8782
Email: bkanner@worcester.edu

Education

MS, CAS - School Psychology - University of Albany, SUNY

PhD - Developmental Psychology - Clark University

BA - SUNY Albany  

 

Area of Specialization

Social and cognitive development among peers, from preschool through late childhood.  Enculturated beliefs about marriage among college-aged young adults in India and the U.S.

 

Scholarly Activity

 

Publications

Soysa, C. K., Dawson, L. J., Kanner, B. G., Wagoner, M. J., & Soltano, E. G. (2009). Assignments and course content in teaching diversity. In R. A. Gurung & L. R. Prieto (Eds.), Getting Culture: Incorporating diversity across the curriculum (pp. 331-340). Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

  

Kanner, B. G. (2002).  The cultural framing of conceptions of development. Psychology and Developing Societies, 14, 131-153.

 

Mascolo, M. F., Kanner, B. G., & Griffin, S. (1998). Neo-Piagetian systems theory andthe education of young children.  Early childhood development and care, 140, 31-52.

 

Wertsch, J. V. & Kanner, B. G. (1992). A Sociocultural Approach to Intellectual Development. In R. Sternberg and C. Berg (Eds.), Intellectual Development. New York: Cambridge University Press.

 

Kanner, B. G. & Wertsch, J. V. (1991). Beyond a transmission model of communication. Educational Psychology Review.

 

Conference Presentations

Kanner, B. G. (June, 2007). The neuroscience of social cognition-in-culture:The interaction of neurology and culture in development. The 37th Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 2007.

 

Kanner, B. G. (October, 2006). Teaching the cultural framing of development.  Part of the symposium: Diversity and International Perspectives Across the Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum. REACHING OUT: Best Practices in Teaching Diversity & International Perspectives Across the Psychology Curriculum.  Kennesaw State University Center for Excellence in Teaching, Kennesaw, GA.

 

Wessell, D., & Kanner, B. G. (April, 2003).  The cultural construction of expectations for choice and qualities of marriage.  The 56th Annual Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, at Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, April 2003).

 

Lewandowski, T., & Kanner, B. & Mishra, G. (May, 2001). College students’ perception of marriage in the United States compared to College Students in India.  A poster presented at the 54th Annual Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference at Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts.

 

Kanner, B. G. & Budwig, N. (April, 2001). Age-Related changes and gender differences in types of conflict and conflict resolution among preschoolers.  A paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

Kanner, B. G. & Budwig, N. (June, 2000). Linking Age-Related Changes in Preschoolers’ Conflicts and Conflict Resolutions to Their Developing Understanding of Self and Other.  A paper submitted for the 30th Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society, Montreal, June 2000.

 

Kanner, B. G. & Mascolo, M. F. (June, 1999). What would a non-reductionistic developmental psychology look like?  A paper presented at the 29th Annual Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society, Mexico City, Mexico.

 

Lemay, E., Murphy, T., & Kanner, B. G. (May, 1999). A cultural comparison of sleeping arrangements and parental ideals in India and the United States.  A poster presented at the 52nd Annual Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference at Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts.

 

Kanner, B. G. (April,1999). Status and Influence in Children’s Small-Group Science Debates.  A poster presented at the 1999 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

 

Kanner, B. G., Gupta, M., & Charlonne, V. (April, 1999).  A cultural comparison of expectations for childcare in India and the United States.  A poster presented at the 70th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

 

Kanner, B. G. (June, 1998). Argumentation, social status, and influence in children’s science debates.  A paper presented at the 28th Annual Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society, Chicago Illinois.

 

Kanner, B. G. (1998, January).  An examination of competing goals for development in India and the United States, and its implications for developmental theory.  An invited address to the 50th Anniversary Jubilee National Conference on Culture and Psychology, the University of Delhi, New Delhi, India.

 

Kanner, B. G. (1996, January). Understanding teaching as the process of prompting students to develop their own voice.  Poster presented at the Nineteenth Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg.

 

Mascolo, M. F., & Kanner, B. G. (1993, January). A perspectivist approach to teaching general psychology.  Paper Presented at the Fifteenth Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg.

 

Kanner, B. G., Budwig, N. & Wiley, A. (1991, April). A developmental analysis of preschoolers' conflicts and conflict resolutions. A poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle.

 

Kanner, B. G. (1991, April). Access to collaborative processes: Children's social status  and their participation and learning in small group science tasks. A paper presented at American Education Research Association, Chicago.

 

Kanner, B. G. (1990, October). Social voices in the classroom: Relating children's social status to their influence in small-group science tasks.  A paper presented at the Boston Language Conference, Boston.

 

Kanner, B. G. (1990, April). Relations between children's social status and their use of various social languages in the classroom. A paper presented at American Education Research Association, Boston.

 

Mancuso, J. C., Labreque, M. S., Kanner, B. G., Hunter, K. V., & Page, R. (1989, August). Reprimand: An Invitation to Coconstruction. A paper presented at the Tenth International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Assisi, Italy.

 

Kanner, B. G. (1989, June). When are Peers not Peers: Implications for Investigating the Effects of Peer Interactions on Conceptual Development. A paper presented at the Nineteenth Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society, Philadelphia.

 

Kanner, B. G., Mancuso, J. C., & Eimer, B. N. (1988, June). Children's and Adolescents' Conceptions of Parental Reprimand. A poster presented at the 18th Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society, Philadelphia, June 1988.

 

Kanner, B. G. & Mancuso, J. C. (1988, April). Adolescents' Conceptions of Parental Reprimand. A poster presented at the 59th annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Buffalo.

 

 

 
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