Art Sesma

Associate Professor, Department Chair

651-690-6184

agsesma@stkate.edu

Ph.D., Child Psychology
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2000

Bachelor of Science, Psychology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana & Champaign, Illinois, 1992

St. Catherine University. (2013). Finalist for the Faculty and Teaching Advising Award

The Development of an Evaluation Model and Research Agenda for Steps to Success (2014).

Evaluating Scientific Literacy in Psychology (2013).

Teaching Scientific Literacy in General Psychology (2012).

Neuropsychological Profiles Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) (2012).

Changes in Eating Disorder Diagnoses as a function of DSM Revision (2012).

Lights, Camera, Action...The Science of Psychology at St Kate's Goes Online! (2011).

Neuropsychology Data Discovery Project (2011).

Assistant Professor, St. Catherine University, 2010–Present

Adjunct Professor, St. Catherine University, 2009–2010

Applied Developmental Researcher, Search Institute, 2000–2009

Research Assistant, University of Minnesota, 1992–2000

Smith, S., Diercks, D., Nagurney, J., San George, R., Apple, F., McCollough, P. ... & Peacock, W. "Central versus Local Adjudication of Myocardial Infarction in a Biomarker Trial." Academic Emergency Medicine.

Peterson, J., Cooper, J., DeAngelo, S., Mack, N., Olson, A., Sesma, Jr., A. & Thompson, C. "Communication, communication, communication! Growth through laboratory instructing." Innovative Higher Education.

Hermodson-Olson, T., Sesma, Jr., A., Ramstrom, D., Sesma, H. & Wiik, K. "Comparisons of the Effects of Monolingual and Bilingual Exposure on Executive Functioning Among Neurodevelopmentally Vulnerable Children." TBD.

Ramstrom, D., Sesma, Jr., A., Hermodson-Olsen, T., Sesma, H. & Wiik, K. "Differentiating among ADHD subtypes using parent and teacher behavior ratings." TBD.

Book Chapters

Sesma, Jr., A., Mannes, M. & Scales, P. Positive adaptation, resilience, and the Developmental Assets Framework. S. Goldstein & R. Brooks, Handbook of Resilience in Childhood (Rev. ed.), New York, NY, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

Scales, P., Syvertsen, A., Benson, P., Roehlkepartain, E. & Sesma, Jr., A. The Relation of Spiritual Development to Youth Health and Well- Being: Evidence from a Global Study. A. Ben-Arieh, F. Casas, I. Frones, & J.E. Korbin, The Handbook of Child Well-Being, Springer.

Moore, P. & Sesma, A. (2015). "A Descriptive Analysis of Student-Parents in Higher Education: Steps to Success." National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Embretson, P. & Sesma, A. (2015). "Growth Mindsets and Academic Outcomes: A Short-Term Intervention Study." National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Sesma, H., Hodel, A., Van Den Heuvel, S., Sesma, Jr., A., Wiik, K. & Thomas, K. (2014). "Attention in Adolescents Born Moderately Preterm." 42nd Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society

Peterson, J. & Sesma, A. (2014). "Teaching Scientific Literacy in Psychology: Evaluating Outcomes." National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology

Kenyon, K., Sesma, H., Ocken-Helmen, M. & Sesma, Jr., A. (2013). "Effects of stimulant medication on children with ADHD: Executive function and behavior problems." National Conference on Undergraduate Research

McManus, J., Berg, K., Crow, S. & Sesma, Jr., A. (2013). "The newly diagnosed: Eating disorder changes from DSM-IV to DSM 5." National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Ocken-Helmen, M., Sesma, Jr., A., Kenyon, K. & Sesma, H. (2013). "Affective Variables Associated With Attention Performance Following Traumatic Brain Injury." 41st Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society

Hermodson-Olsen, T., Ramstrom, D., Sesma, H., Wiik, K. & Sesma, Jr., A. (2012). "Bilingual exposure and executive function among neurodevelopmentally vulnerable children." American Psychological Association

Ramstrom, D., Hermodson-Olsen, T., Sesma, H., Wiik, K. & Sesma, Jr., A. (2012). "Differentiating among ADHD subtypes using parent and teacher behavior ratings." American Psychological Association

Peterson, J., Cooper, J., Sesma, Jr., A., Mack, N., Rohs, M., Olson, A. ... & Talberg, A. (2012). "360 degrees of learning: Students teaching a general psychology lab." American Psychological Association

Burrows, S., Narayan, A., Lafavor, T. & Sesma, Jr., A. (2012). "Parental emotional representations of their children and child behavior problems among families experiencing homelessness." Conference on Undergraduate Research: Posters on the Hill

Ramstrom, D., Hermodson-Olsen, T., Sesma, H., Wiik, K. & Sesma, Jr., A. (2012). "Differentiating among ADHD subtypes using parent and teacher behavior ratings." National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Hermodson-Olsen, T., Ramstrom, D., Sesma, H., Wiik, K. & Sesma, Jr., A. (2012). "Comparisons of the Effects of Monolingual and Bilingual Exposure on Executive Functioning Among Neurodevelopmentally Vulnerable Children." National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Sesma, H., Wiik, K., Hermodson-Olsen, T., Ramstrom, D. & Sesma, Jr., A. (2012). "Parent and teacher ratings of executive function are differentially related to performance-based measures of attention and working memory." 40th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society

Burrows, S., Narayan, A., Lafavor, T. & Sesma, Jr., A. (2011). "Expressed emotion among families living in homeless shelters: The moderating role of parental age and risk." American Psychological Association