Leah Manning

Assistant Professor
Leah Manning

914.323.7146

Founder's Hall, G38A

Dr. Manning received her PhD in the Psychology of Human Development from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.  Her general interests are in social, emotional, and cognitive development. Dr. Manning's specific research interests are in parent-child dynamics over the lifespan. Dr. Manning has a background in attachment theory.  Her current work looks at parent-child relationships in older parents and their adult-aged children.  Courses regularly taught at Manhattanville include Fundamentals of Psychology, Developmental Psychology: Infancy through Late Childhood, Developmental Psychology: Early through Late Adolescence, Psychology of Gender and Human Sexuality, and Child Psychopathology.

Abnormal Psychology
Developmental Psychology: Early/Late Adolescence
Developmental Psychology: Infancy to Late Childhood
Fundamentals of Psychology
Psychology of Gender and Human Sexuality
Child Psychopathology
First Year Seminar

Human Development, PhD, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Human Development, MA, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Psychology, BS, University of Florida

How child characteristics moderate the predictive relation between changes in maternal sensitivity and child attachment.
Early Childhood Development and Care, Vol. 193, 3: 2023, 447-461.
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Birth order and marriage: Examining homogamy, gender, and remarriage
The Journal of Individual Psychology, University of Texas Press, Vol. 76, 3: 2020.
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The relation between changes in maternal sensitivity and attachment from infancy to 3 years
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, Vol. 36, 6: 1731-1746, April 2018.
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