Terese GlatzTitle: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Law, Psychology and Social Work
Phone: +46 19 301205
About Terese Glatz
Terese Glatz is an Associate Professor of Psychology. She defended her doctoral thesis in 2011 at Örebro University and after that, she did an international postdoc (financed by Vetenskapsrådet) at Wake Forest University in North Carolina, USA. Since 2018, she is hired as an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Örebro University.
Terese research focus is parenting, parent-child relationships, and children's and adolescents' development. She has a focus on how parents think and perceive their own parenting role, what can influence their sense of competence as parents, and how this make them relate and behave towards their children. One specific area concerns parents' use of the Internet and social media and how this influence their parenting beliefs and well-being. Another research area concerns violence and hostile interactions within the family environment.
Terese has a pedagogical lector position, which means that 50% of her time is spent on pedagogical development at the Psychology unit and at HPC. This assignment will take place between 2018 and 2020 and she will work with questions regarding higher education and research within this area. In addition to this, she also teaches psychology courses, mostly at an introductory level, as well as supervising student papers.
Collaboration and assignments
In addition to collaborations with researchers at Örebro university, Terese work with researchers at American and European universities. She also collaborates with professionals outside of the university. She has, for example, worked together with social workers at Family centers in Örebro, which has resulted in "Föräldraskapsleken" -- a material that can be used in the everyday work of supporting parents of young children.