Cheyenne Garcia is a visiting Fulbright Scholar in the Center for Child and Family Studies. Cheyenne graduated from American River College with associate degrees in psychology and mathematics and physical sciences in 2016. She graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology in 2019. She has studied the development of emotional regulation in infancy since 2014 and completed an honors thesis about intergenerational trauma entitled, “Broken Cycles: Maternal Childhood Maltreatment is not Associated with Infant Affect Regulation.”
At Leiden University, Cheyenne will be studying maternal ethnotheories regarding autonomy granting in childhood across a variety of Western cultural contexts.