Faculty Directory

Gilda Morelli

Associate Professor


CDEP Counseling, Developmental & Educational Psychology


  • Morelli, G.A. (2015). The evolution of attachment theory and and cultures of human attachment in infancy and childhood.  In L.A. Jensen (Ed.) Oxford Handbook of Human Development and Culture:  An Interdisciplinary Perspective (149-164). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Morelli, G.A., Ivey Henry, P., Foerster, S. (2014).  Relationships and resource uncertainty:  Cooperative development of Efe hunter-gatherer infants and toddlers.  In D. Navarez, A. Fuentes, K. Valentino and P. Grey (Eds.) Ancestral Landscapes in Human Evolution:  Culture, Childrearing and Social Wel Being (69-103). NY:  Oxford University Press.
  • Foerster, S., Wilkie, D., Morelli, G.A., Demmer, J., Starkey, M., Telfer, P., Steil, M. (2011). Human livelihoods and protected areas in Gabon:  A cross-sectional comparison of welfare and consumption practices. Oryx, 45 (3), 347-356.  http://journals.cambridge.org/repo_A83ObtME
  • Morelli, G.A., Henry, Paula, I., O'Hanley, T. (2009).  Mother-child relationships:  Historical and cultural perspective.  In R. Richard A. Shweder, Thomas R. Bidell, Anne C. Dailey, Suzanne D. Dixon, Peggy J. Miller, and John modell (Eds.) The Child:  An Encyclopedic Companion (638-640). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Morelli, G.A. Rothbaum, F. (2007). Situating the Child in Context:  Attachment Relationships and Self-Regulation in Different Cultures.  In S. Kitayama, D. Cohen (Eds.) Handbook of Cultural Psychology (500-527). New York, NY:  Guildford Press.
  • Morelli, G.A., Rogoff, B., Angelillo, C. (2003). Cultural variation in children's access to work or involvement in specialized child-focused activities.  International Journal of Behavioral Development, 27(3), pp. 264-274.
  • Reprinted: 2011 in Early Childhood Education, I. Sirah-Blatchford and A. Mayo (Eds.), Sage, London.
  • Reprinted: 2009 in Cross-cultural Psychology, P.B. Smith and D. L. Best (Eds.), Sage, London.
  • Rothbaum, F., Weisz, J., Pott, M., Miyake, K., Morelli, G. (2000).  Attachment and culture:  Security in the United States and Japan.  American Psychologist, 55(10), 1093-1104.