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Joanne Davila’s expertise is in the area of intimate relationships and mental health in adolescents and adults. She has recently developed a skills-based model of romantic competence that's based in the science of relationships. Her current research focuses on romantic competence among youth and emerging adults, the development of relationship education programs, the interpersonal causes and consequences of depression and anxiety, and well-being and relationship functioning among lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals.
- PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
- BA, New York University