Amber Grundy earned her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Notre Dame in 2007. Her research has focused primarily on middle childhood and adolescent development. During graduate school, her primary area of research was parenting changes during the child’s transition to adolescence, and she co-authored articles on this topic in several journals, including the Journal of Early Adolescence, Journal of Research on Adolescence, Parenting: Science and Practice, the Journal of Family Psychology, and the Journal of Child and Family Studies. In addition, she co-authored a chapter on the prevention of adolescent substance use in Prevention: Using Science and Art to Promote Healthy Development. Amber has served as research coordinator for a variety of projects, including a novel intervention for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Amber has served as the assistant director for Reading for Life; coordinating research participants’ pre- and post-test appointments, managing data collection, and served as a reading group mentor. She is currently serving in an advisory role in data management and analysis for the project. Amber is an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Notre Dame in the psychology department, and the regional director for Camp Fire USA.