Esther N.K. Malm, Ph.D., LMFT, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, at Murray State University. She earned her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Ghana, and her doctoral degree in Developmental Psychology from Georgia State University. Dr. Malm’s research centers around adolescent development, family and parent influences on children’s overall well-being and problem behaviors including bullying/peer victimization. Her second line of research focuses on cross-cultural/international psychology generally, but specifically its influences on parent and family dynamics.