Priscilla K. Coleman
Priscilla K. Coleman is a Professor of human development and family studies at the Bowling Green State University in Ohio, USA. Dr. Coleman received her Ph.D. degree in lifespan developmental psychology from the West Virginia University in 1998. A major concentration of her research has been on the mental health effects of abortion, and recent studies address the impact of abortion on interpersonal relationships (parenting and intimate partners). Additional research has focused on mother-child interaction, attachment, and the development of competency beliefs across the transition to parenting. Being the author of over 45 peer-reviewed articles, Dr. Coleman frequently presents her research to audiences across the USA, and in recent years she has spoken in Australia, Germany, Poland, and Portugal. Dr. Coleman has also served as an expert on state and civil cases related to abortion, and she is on the editorial boards for 5 medical and psychology journals.
Biography Updated on 29 September 2011