Professor Costello-Harris received her B.A. in Psychology from California State University, Fullerton where she was part of the NIH funded “Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC)” program. She completed her M.A. and is currently completing her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from Miami University, OH. She joined the IU Kokomo faculty in the fall of 2014. Her research has been published in Community Practitioner, and the Journal of Psychology & Clinical Psychiatry. She also co-authored a chapter on the challenges of reunification for children of incarcerated parents. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and cool cat, reading different fantasy genres, and traveling.