Toni Falbo

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Toni Falbo



Dr. Toni Falbo is a Professor of Educational Psychology and Faculty Research Affiliate of the Population Research Center. Dr. Falbo has served as a Fellow of the American Psychological Association since 1982 and a Fellow of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology since 2009. She has held the position of President for the Southwestern Psychological Association as well as for Division 34 of the American Psychological Association. In 2007 Dr. Falbo won the Newman-Proshansky Award for her contributions to the field of Environmental, Population, and Conservation Psychology.

Dr. Falbo is an internationally recognized expert on the social and psychological characteristics of only children, including Chinese only children. She has studied the effects of sibling status on human development, including educational attainment and health in later life. She has studied the impact of ethnic minority status and parental support on educational outcomes, most notably writing the book Latino High School Graduation with Harriett D. Romo.


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