Leah B. Manning

Leah B. Manning, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychology

Founder's Hall G38A
Tuesdays 1–2p,. Wednesdays 9–11am

About Me

Dr. Manning received her Ph.D. in the Psychology of Human Development from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in 2015.  Dr. Manning is excited to bring 12 years of experience teaching to Manhattanville as a new faculty as of 2021.  Her general research interests are in parent–child dynamics over the lifespan.  Her specific interests are in social, emotional, and cognitive development, Dr. Manning also has a background in attachment theory.  Her current work looks at the quality of parent–child relationships in older parents and their adult-aged children.  Courses taught at Manhattanville include Fundamentals of Psychology and Developmental Psychology: Infancy through Late Childhood.

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Current Courses
Fundamentals of Psychology (PSY 1004)
Developmental Psychology: Infancy to Late Childhood (PSY 2001)
Abnormal Psychology (PSY 2011)
Developmental Psychology: Early/Late Adolescence (PSY 3027)
Child Psychopathology (PSY 3038)
Castle Scholars Spring Service (CSCH 4501)
Professional History
Visiting Assistant Professor
Harvey Mudd College
Visiting Assistant Professor
Ohio Wesleyan University
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Marymount Manhattan College
Adjunct Instructor, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Hunter College
Psychology - Human Development, Ph.D., Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Psychology - Human Development, Master of Art, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Psychology, Bachelor of Science, University of Florida
Feature Publications

Birth order and marriage: Examining homogamy, gender, and remarriage

Journals of Individual Psychology

The relation between changes in maternal sensitivity and attachment from infancy to 3-years.

Journal of Social and Personal Relationships