David Shaenfield, Ph.D.

David Shaenfield, Ph.D.


Dr. Shaenfield joined Sacred Heart University’s Department of Psychology in 2014. He researches adolescent and adult development specifically focusing on how development occurs while engaging in collaborative technologically-mediated activities. Technologies range from texting, online discussions, and video games to remote work with autonomous flying vehicles (commonly referred to as drones).

Degrees and Certifications

    • Ph.D. Columbia University
    • B.A. University of Texas

Teaching Responsibilities

    • Child Development
    • Adolescent Development
    • Research Design and Analysis

Publications and Presentations

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    Humanities Center of Acad Bldg HC*219J
    College of Arts and Sciences
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