Shauna Tominey

Shauna Tominey, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of practice and parenting education specialist at Oregon State University. She currently serves as the principal investigator for the Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative and previously served as the director of early childhood programming and teacher education at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. As a former early childhood teacher and family service professional, Dr. Tominey blends practical experience with research to develop and test programs aimed at promoting social-emotional skills for children and the adults in their lives. She is the author of Creating Compassionate Kids: Essential Conversations to Have With Young Children