UMass Boston

Daria Boeninger

Senior Lecturer

Areas of Expertise

Lifespan development; developmental psychopathology and prevention of suicide; stress & coping processes; prevention and health promotion; longitudinal quantitative methodology


PhD, University of California, Davis

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Before entering academia, Dr. Boeninger worked in crisis intervention, psychoeducation, and prevention and health promotion with children, youth, and adults in school- and community-based settings. Dr. Boeninger also has long-standing involvement in international nonprofit work focused on psychoeducation designed for vulnerable children and families.

Courses Taught

Psych 100: Introductory Psychology
Psych 131G (first-year seminar): Personal & Social Determinants of Health: Disparity, Equity, & Health Promotion
Psych 201: Introduction to Behavioral Research
Psych 215: Abnormal Psychology
Psych 241: Infancy & Child Development
Psych 242: Adolescence
Psych 343: Adult Development & Aging
HON 101 (first-year seminar): Topics in Health: The Personal & Political in Health
HON 290: Human Nature, Human Rights, & Human Identity