Dr. Wilcox-Herzog is the Chair of the Department of Child Development. She focuses on early childhood development and contexts, particularly early education environments. She is the founder of the Infant/Toddler Lab School at CSUSB and supervises the assessment arm of the Quality Start San Bernardino Project. Prior to coming to CSUSB she taught elementary, preschool, and infant/toddler age children.
PhD, Purdue University in Developmental Studies (1999)
MA, Purdue University in Developmental Studies (1995)
MAED, Chapman University, Curriculum and Instruction (1992)
MS Teaching Credential, Chapman University (1989)
BA, UC Irvine in Psychology (1988)
Dr. Wilcox-Herzog teaches courses related to the development of young children and their education. She regularly teaches CD 2260, 2261, 2262, 3304, 5531, and PSYC 3384.
Research and Teaching Interests
Dr. Wilcox-Herzog is interested in evaluating and developing quality educational contexts for young children. She founded the Infant/Toddler Lab School, supervises community assessment of local child care programs to improve their quality through Quality Start San Bernardino (QSSB). Dr. Wilcox-Herzog is also interested in developing teacher skills through the enhancement of teacher talk and self regulatory skills. A recent project involved asking practicum students to wear Fitbits to evaluate their heart rate and increase self regulation.