Professor of Psychology
Co-Director of Infant Mental Health Program
Mary S. Metz Professorship for Excellence and Creativity in Teaching
Office Hours: Wednesday 9:30-11:00 and by appointment
Carol George is an internationally recognized attachment researcher who specializes in infants and their families, middle childhood, and parenting. Her publications have addressed the development and sequelae of attachment in children and adults in normative and clinical/risk populations, including studies of divorce and overnight visitation (with Dr. Judith Solomon), relationship violence and adult depression (with Dr. Malcolm West), and the neurophysiological correlates of attachment (with Dr. Anna Buchheim). She co-edited the first comprehensive book in the field of attachment on disorganization, Attachment Disorganization, and is working on a sequel edition, Disorganized Attachment and Caregiving. She is on the editorial board of Attachment and Human Development. In addition to her research, teaching, and writing, Dr. George serves as an attachment assessment consultant to researchers and clinicians worldwide. She is well known for developing a number of representational and projective attachment assessments, including the Adult Attachment Projective, a child Doll Play Projective Assessment, a parental Caregiving Interview, and the Adult Attachment Interview.