Dr. Carlomagno Panlilio

Dr. Carlomagno Panlilio
Phone: 8148650008
Office Address:
228 CEDAR Building
University Park, PA 16802
Campus: University Park


Assistant Professor of Education


Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education


Educational Psychology

Other Penn State Affiliations

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network; Child Study Center; Population Research Institute


Dr. Panlilio’s research interests include early maltreatment and later student achievement, school readiness, student engagement, the role of context in shaping development, person-oriented approach in data analysis, and the application of latent variable models in the analysis of longitudinal data.

Areas of Expertise

Age Levels

Early Childhood

Individual Difference

Family Processes
Human Development

Methodological Research

Quantitative Research

Courses Taught

EDPSY 10: Individual Differences and Education

EDPSY 101: Analysis and Interpretation of Statistical Data in Education

CMAS 493: Child Maltreatment and Advocacy Studies Capstone Experience

Office Hours

Monday and Wednesday 1:00 p.m - 2:00 p.m

Education History

Ph.D. (2015) University of Maryland, College Park; M.S. (2005) University of Maryland, College Park; B.A. (2000) California State University, Long Beach

Representative Publications

Panlilio, C., Jones Harden, B., & Harring (2017). School readiness of maltreated preschoolers and later school achievement: The role of emotion regulation, language, and context. Child Abuse & Neglect. Available online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2017.06.004

Jones Harden, B., Panlilio, C. & Monahan, C., Duncan, A. D., Duchene, M., & Clyman, R. B. (2016).  Emotion regulation of preschool children in foster care: The influence of maternal depression and parenting. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 1 – 11. doi:10.1007/s10826-016-0636-x

Jones Harden, B., Duncan, A. D., Morrison, C. I., Panlilio, C., & Clyman, R. B. (2015). Compliance and internalization in preschool foster children. Children and Youth Services Review, 55, 103 – 110.

Lanier, P., Maguire-Jack, K., Mienko, J., & Panlilio, C. (2015). From causes to outcomes: Determining prevention can work. In D. Daro, A. C. Donnelly, L. A. Huang, & B. Powell (Eds.). Advances in Child Abuse Prevention Knowledge: The Perspective of New Leadership. New York, NY: Springer.

Dierkhising, C., Geiger, J. M., Hurst, T., Panlilio, C., & Schelbe, L. (2015). Preventing adolescent maltreatment: A focus on child welfare, juvenile justice, and sexual exploitation. In D. Daro, A. C. Donnelly, L. A. Huang, & B. Powell (Eds.). Advances in Child Abuse Prevention Knowledge: The Perspective of New Leadership. New York, NY: Springer.


Panlilio, C. (2017). Improving the social-emotional well-being of children with disabilities and early traumatic experiences: Implementation of the PATHS curriculum using a teacher coaching model. Research Initiation Grant, College of Education, Pennsylvania State University

Tirrell-Corbin, C., & Panlilio, C. (2017). Trauma sensitive pedagogy for young children: A curriculum for early childhood educators. Bainum Family Fund