Current Graduate Students/Staff



Samantha Klaver, M.A.

Maria Khan, M.S.

Maria Khan joined the Understanding Young Children and Families laboratory as a Clinical Psychology doctoral student in 2014.  Ms. Khan received her B.A. in Honors Psychology from Wayne State University and is currently working on her Master’s Thesis at the University of Central Florida.  Throughout her graduate research and clinical work, Ms. Khan has worked with young children, parents, and families with emotional and behavioral difficulties and experiences of trauma.  Specifically, Ms. Khan is interested in how experience of past trauma affects mothers’ parenting behaviors and attachment relationship with their young children.