Areas of Expertise
Identification of infants and toddlers at risk for problems in social, behavioral, and emotional functioning; the role of family functioning in child development
PhD, University of Houston
Professional Publications & Contributions
Professor Alice Carter researches the identification of infants and toddlers at risk for problems in social, behavioral, and emotional functioning and understanding the role of family functioning in the developmental course of children at genetic risk for or exhibiting clinical disorders such as autism, Tourette's Disorder, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. She is also studying young children with autism spectrum disorders and their families as part of the Boston University Studies To Advance Autism Research (STAART). Her teaching interests include developmental psychopathology, child assessment, and child and family functioning.
Professor Carter is also a visiting research scientist in the Department of Psychology and Child Study Center at Yale University in New Haven, CT and a research associate in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA.