CourtneyCourtney N. Baker, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Ph.D., 2010, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Curriculum Vitae


Phone: (504) 862-8332

3034 Percival Stern Hall 

Research Interests

Dr. Baker is interested in better understanding and facilitating the translation of effective prevention and intervention programs into community settings serving young children. Her work is grounded in a community-based participatory research approach. More information about Dr. Baker’s research program can be found at Dr. Baker is currently accepting graduate students.

Selected Publications

Baker, C. N., Brown, S. M., Wilcox, P. D., Overstreet, S., & Arora, P. (2016). Development and psychometric evaluation of the Attitudes Related to Trauma-Informed Care (ARTIC) Scale. School Mental Health, 8, 61-76.

Baker, C. N., Tichovolsky, M., Kupersmidt, J., Voegler-Lee, M. E., & Arnold, D. H. (2015). Teacher (mis)perceptions of preschoolers’ academic skills: Predictors and associations with longitudinal outcomes. Journal of Educational Psychology, 107, 805-820.

Gabrielsen, T. P., Farley, M., Speer, L., Villalobos, M., Baker, C. N., & Miller, J. (2015). Identifying autism in a brief observation. Pediatrics, 135, e330-e338.

Leff, S. S., Baker, C. N., Waasdorp, T. E., Vaughn, N. A., Bevans, K., Thomas, N. A., Guerra, T., Hausman, A. J., & Monopoli, W. J. (2014). Social cognitions, distress, and leadership self-efficacy: Associations with aggression for high risk minority youth. Development and Psychopathology, 26, 759-772.

Gerhart, J. I., Baker, C. N., Hoerger, M., & Ronan, G. F. (2014). Experiential avoidance and interpersonal problems: A moderated mediation model.  Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 3, 291-298.

Hausman, A. J., Baker, C. N., Komaroff, E., Thomas, N., Guerra, T., Hohl, B., & Leff, S. S. (2013). Developing measures of community-relevant outcomes for violence prevention programs: A community-based participatory research approach to measurement. American Journal of Community Psychology, 52, 249-262.

Tichovolsky, M., Arnold, D. H., & Baker, C. N. (2013). Parenting and parent predictors of changes in child behavior problems. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 34, 336-345.

Waasdorp, T. E., Baker, C. N., Paskewich, B., & Leff, S. S. (2013). The association between forms of aggression, leadership, and social status among urban youth. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42, 263-274.

Baker, C. N., & Hoerger, M. (2012). Parental child rearing strategies: Implications for self-regulation, socio-emotional adjustment, and psychopathology in early adulthood. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 800-805.

Brown, S. M., Baker, C. N., & Wilcox, P. (2012). Risking Connection trauma training: A pathway toward trauma-informed care in child congregate care settings. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 4, 507-514.

Casey, C. M., Cook-Cottone, C., & Baker, C. N. (2012). A pilot study of effects of the Magic Penny Early Literacy Program on phonemic awareness and basic reading skills. The New School Psychology Bulletin, 9, 74-84.

Baker, C. N., Arnold, D. H., & Meagher, S. (2011). Enrollment and attendance in a parent training prevention program for conduct problems. Prevention Science, 12, 126-138.

Baker, C. N., Kupersmidt, J. B., Voegler-Lee, M. E., Arnold, D. H., & Willoughby, M. T. (2010). Predicting teacher participation in a classroom-based, integrated preventive intervention for preschoolers. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 25, 270-283.

Dr. Baker's Courses


  • Behavioral and Cognitive Behavioral Intervention – PSYC 763

Department of Psychology • 2007 Percival Stern Hall • New Orleans, LA 70118 • Phone: 504-865-5331 •