Rosanna Breaux

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Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Director, Child Study Center
Director, CALMER Lab
Office Address
Child Study Center - Room 115
460 Turner Street
Suite 207
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Office Phone
Short Bio
Dr. Breaux's research focuses on the emotional, academic, and social functioning of children and adolescents, particularly those with ADHD, with a focus on emotion regulation. She is also interested in understanding the role parents play in shaping children and adolescent's social-emotional development. She utilizes a multi-method of assessing emotional development and parenting behaviors. Additionally, Dr. Breaux is working to evaluate and disseminate the RELAX intervention, which targets emotion dysregulation and interpersonal conflict.

Please note Dr. Breaux will not be accepting students for the 2022-2023 school year.

Dr. Breaux enjoys playing board games, hiking, cooking, watching Broadway musicals, traveling, dancing, and playing with her golden retriever, Eevee.

Recent Courses Taught
  • PSYC 3034 (Psychological Disorders of Children)
  • PSYC 6254 (Advanced Topics in Clinical Psychology: Child Assessment)

  • Ph.D. (2017) - University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • M.S. (2013) - University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • B.S. (2011) - Carnegie Mellon University