- Regents Professor
- Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychology
- Distinguished McKnight University Professor
- Institute of Child Development
Dr. Masten directs the Project Competence Studies of Risk and Resilience, including the Project Competence Longitudinal Study, which has followed a sample of community children and their families for more than 20 years. She studied with Norman Garmezy and is considered a pioneer in measuring and studying resilience. Dr. Masten recently completed her book entitled, “Ordinary Magic: Resilience in Development.” She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Minnesota and has since been named a Regents Professor. Dr. Masten is also teaching a massive open online course (MOOC) on resilience that more than 15,000 participants have joined from 173 countries.
Articles by Ann Masten, Ph.D.
When I came to the University of Minnesota, it was to join my future mentor Norman Garmezy and his “Project Competence” research team on the frontier of a new field […]
Read the recent coverage of Ann’s research in the Star Tribune, Pioneer Press, MinnPost and Connect Magazine. Last week we shared our recent research findings of more than 26,000 Minneapolis […]
Read the recent coverage of Ann’s research in the Star Tribune, Pioneer Press, MinnPost and Connect Magazine. My research for ICD (Institute of Child Development) at UMN CEHD reveals the […]