Heather Bachman

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Heather Bachman

Heather Bachman

University of Pittsburgh
5941 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
230 South Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-648-7049
Email: hbachman@pitt.edu

Faculty - Associate Chairperson

School Affiliations


Recent Grants

  • Melissa Libertus (PI). How low- and high-SES parents support young children's mathematical thinking. Learning Research and Development Center. $149,962. Role: Co-PI
  • Heather J. Bachman (PI). The impacts of publicly funded school choice options on income and ELL disparities in early elementary school. (Spencer Foundation, #201500159). $50,000.

Recent Publications

  • Bachman, H. J., Votruba-Drzal, E., El Nokali, N. & Heatly, M. C. (2014). Opportunities for learning math in elementary school: Implications for SES disparities in procedural and conceptual math skills. American Educational Research Journal, 52, 894-923.
  • Heatly, M. C., Bachman, H. J., & Votruba-Drzal., E. (2015). Developmental patterns in the associations between instructional practice and childrens math skill trajectories in elementary school. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 41, 46-59.
  • Degol, J. L., & Bachman, H. J. (2015). Preschool teachers' classroom socialization practices and low-income children's self-regulation skills. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 31, 89-100.
  • Palmer, K. P., & Bachman, H. J. (2015). The role of education in the parenting practices of Black parents of preschoolers. NHSA Dialog: The Research-to-Practice Journal for the Early Childhood Field, 17(4), 66-82.
  • Bachman, H. J., Coley, R. L., & Carrano, J. (2012). Low-income mothers' patterns of partnership instability and adolescents' behavioral and emotional well-being. Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 263-273.
  • Bachman, H. J., Coley, R. L., & Carrano, J. (2011). Maternal relationship instability influences on children's emotional and behavioral functioning in low-income families. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 39, 1149-1161.
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