For students

Current graduate students

Graduate students who wish to get involved in research being conducted in the CDN Lab should email Dr. Thomas at

Future graduate students

Prospective graduate students who are interested in applying for the Ph.D. in Child Psychology through the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota can obtain more information at the graduate admissions website for ICD.

Advising expectations

Learn more about what to expect as a graduate student in the CDN Lab. Dr. Thomas outlines what you can expect from her as an advisor/mentor and provides an overview of her expectations of students in the child psychology Ph.D. program at the University of Minnesota.

Read Dr. Thomas's advising expectations.

Undergraduate students

Undergraduates interested in joining the CDN Lab may fill out and submit the online undergraduate form. This link will take you to a secure survey to submit your information. The survey will open in a new window, and you can simply close it when you are done.

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