Eric Buhs, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology

Eric Buhs has conducted long-term longitudinal research examining the role of children's peer relationships in school adjustment and authored empirical studies in several leading journals. His particular area of interest centers on the role of peer rejection as it is linked to social behavior in the classroom and to students' emotional adjustment and achievement outcomes.

Buhs received his doctorate in educational psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2002.