Wesleyan portrait of Royette Tavernier Dubar

Royette Tavernier Dubar

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Judd Hall, 106
860-685-2206

rtdubar@wesleyan.edu

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MS Brock University
PHD Brock University

Royette Tavernier Dubar

Research expertise: sleep and psychosocial adjustment among adolescents and emerging adults. Director of SPA Lab.

Royette Tavernier Dubar is a developmental psychologist, whose research program examines the link between sleep and psychosocial adjustment. Professor Dubar uses both subjective (e.g., self-report) and objective (e.g., actigraphy) assessments to measure several sleep characteristics, such as sleep duration, sleep latency, sleep efficiency, and sleep quality. Her interest in psychosocial adjustment spans a wide range of indices, including academic performance, emotional wellbeing, quality of interpersonal relationships, and technology use. Some of the statistical tools used in her research include: auto-regressive cross-lagged analysis, growth curve modeling, latent class analysis, and hierarchical linear modeling. Her interest in sleep and psychosocial adjustment extends to both short term (i.e., day-to-day) as well as long term (over years) associations, with a particular emphasis on the developmental age periods of adolescence and emerging adulthood.

Her love of teaching and passion for research, coupled with a desire to connect with both her students and their wider communities, led her to the position of Assistant Professor of Psychology at Wesleyan University.

 

Academic Affiliations

Office Hours

By appointment: https://calendly.com/professordubar

Courses

Spring 2021
PSYC 248 - 01
Adolescence & Emerg Adulthood

Fall 2021
PSYC 214 - 01
Rsch Mthds in Sleep Research

PSYC 343 - 01
Sleep & Psychosoc Funct Youth