Gallegos, Martin

Martin I Gallegos

Teaching Assistant
Human Dev & Family Sci


Research advisors are Nancy Hazen-Swann and Deborah Jacobvitz (HDFS)
migallegos7@gmail.com


Office Location
SEA 1.432A

Research areas: Caregiving, communication, coparenting, child outcomes (e.g., emotion regulation, anxiety symptoms)

Doctoral Candidate, Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Texas at Austin 

M.S., Developmental and Quantitative Psychology, Illinois State University (2013)

B.A., Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso (2011)

 

Gallegos, M. I., Murphy, S. E., Benner, A. E., Jacobvitz, D. B., & Hazen, N. L. (in press).             Marital, parental, and whole-family predictors of toddler emotion regulation: The role of parental emotional withdrawal.  Journal of Family Psychology.

Gallegos, M. I., Jacobvitz, D. B, & Hazen, N. L. (November 2016).  Detrimental marital, parental, and whole-family predictors of child anxiety.  Paper presented at the 2016 National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

  • Presider over one research presentation session

Murphy, S., Gallegos, M. I., Jacobvitz, D. B., & Hazen, N. L. (November 2016). Coparenting dynamics: Mothers’ and fathers’ differential support and involvement.  Symposium paper presented at the 2016 National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Gallegos, M. I., Murphy, S. E., Hazen, N. L., Jacobvitz, D. B., & Benner, A. E. (March 2016). Marital, parental, and whole-family predictors of toddlers’ emotion regulation: The role of fathers’ emotional withdrawal.  Paper presented at the 2016 Society for Research in Human Development (SRHD) Biennial Conference, Denver, CO.

Wood, A., Gallegos, M. I., & Hazen, N. L. (March 2016).  Attachment and college achievement: Self-esteem, coping strategies, and substance abuse as mediating factors.  Poster presented at the 2016 Society for Research in Human Development (SRHD) Biennial Conference, Denver, CO.

Murphy, S. E., Gallegos, M. I., Hazen, N. L., Boyd-Soisson, E., Jacobvitz, D. B., & Woods, A. M. (November 2015). Negative and positive family interactions predicting children’s emotion regulation.  Paper presented at the 2015 National Council of Family Relations (NCFR) Biennial Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Creasey, G. L., Gallegos, M. I., Lee, R. (March 2015). Multicultural Teaching Competence: Its Role in Predicting Urban Teaching Intentions and Urban Teaching Anxiety. Poster presented at the 2015 Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Creasey, G. L., Lee, R., Gallegos, M. I., Bueno, D. (March 2015). CONNECT Mentorship Program: Promoting College Efficacy and Life Skills.  Poster presented at the 2015 Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Murphy, S., Hazen, N., Jacobvitz, D., & Gallegos, M. I. (March 2015). Coparenting and family emotional climate as predictors of children’s externalizing symptoms.  Poster presented at the 2015 Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Gallegos, M. I., & Kahn, J. H. (March 2014). What Are You Talking About? And To Whom? Latent Disclosure Across Content And Targets In Early Emerging Adulthood.  Poster presented at the 19th Biennial Conference of the Society for Research in Human Development (SRHD), Austin, TX.

Creasey, G. L., Gallegos, M. I., D’Santiago, V, & Lee, R. (April 2013).  The CONNECT Mentorship Program: Influences on positive youth development in mentors and mentees.  Poster presented at the 2013 Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Gallegos, M. I., & Kahn, J. H. (April 2013). Content- and target-specific self-disclosure in early emerging adulthood.  Poster presented at the Illinois State University Graduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

Herrmann, D., Gallegos, M. I., Leahy, A., Stahl, J. (April 2013). Examining the Romantic Partner Attachment Q-sort (RPAQ) with individuals in other-sex and same-sex romantic relationships: Final results.  Poster presented at the Illinois State University Graduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

Steakley-Freeman, D., & Gallegos, M. I. (April 2013). Role of identity achievement in social anxiety.  Poster presented at the Illinois State University Graduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

Gallegos, M. I. (2012, October). Hierarchical predictors of rejection sensitivity among attachment, perceived parental rejection, and romantic relationship breakup initiation. Paper presented at the 2012 Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference, "Science, Technology, and Diversity for a Healthy World", Seattle, WA.

  • 2012 SACNAS Graduate Student Oral Presentation Award for Psychology/Social Sciences

Gallegos, M. I. & Sprecher, S. (2012, July).  Rejection sensitivity as a function of attachment, parental rejection, and romantic breakup initiation.  Poster presented at the 2012 International Association for Relationship Research (IARR) Conference, Chicago, IL.

  • Moderator over one research presentation session

Herrmann, D., Gallegos, M. I., & Harris, B. (2012, April).  Further research with the Romantic Partner Attachment Q-sort (RPAQ): Sex differences in other-sex romantic relationships. Poster presented at the Illinois State University Graduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

Creasey, G. L., D’Santiago, V., Lee, R., & Gallegos, M. I. (2012, March).  The CONNECT Mentorship Program: Promoting positive youth development.  Poster presented at the 2012 Society for Research in Human Development (SHRD) Biennial Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Gallegos, M. I. (2011, May).  Family environments, attachments, and behaviors among college students.  Paper presented at the 2012 University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Department of Psychology Undergraduate Honors Thesis Presentations, El Paso, TX.

Teaching Assistant:

  • Immigrant and Minority Families (Fall 2013)
  • Lab School Practicum (Spring 2014)
  • Theories of Child Development (Fall 2014)
  • Early Childhood Intervention (Spring 2015)
  • Infancy (Fall 2015)
  • Research Methods (Spring 2016)
  • Family Relationships (Spring 2016)
  • Child Development (Fall 2016)