Nancy S. Weinfield, Ph.D.

Nancy S. Weinfield, Ph.D., is a developmental psychologist and an assistant professor in the department of psychology at the University of Virginia. She received her Ph.D. from the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota in 1996. Her research focuses primarily on parent-child relationships, attachment and the strategies individuals use to cope with emotional pain, thus making her a natural fan of Joss Whedon’s work.

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