Valery Mateo


Developmental Psychology

B.A, Psychology, Florida International University

Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, Georgia State University

Expected Graduation Year:2019

Advisers: Seyda Ozcaliskan and Rose Sevcik

Valery is a PhD student in the Developmental Psychology program at GSU. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Florida International University in 2013. Her current research interest is in understanding the key factors that contribute to bilingual’s language development and spatial cognition.  She is currently working on a project that examines the parental responses to the early gestures simultaneous English-Spanish bilingual children produce.