Santa Clara University

Psychology department

Eleanor Willemsen


Eleanor Willemsen, Ph.D.
Santa Clara University
Department of Psychology
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA  95053-0333
Phone: 408-554-4494

Curriculum Vitae

Educational Background

Ph.D., Stanford University
Developmental Psychology


PSYC 40: Statistical Data Analysis
PSYC 105: Statistics and Experimental Design II
PSYC 110: Advanced Research Methods
PSYC 155: Psychology and Law
PSYC 170: History and Systems of Psychology
PSYC 178: Advanced Topics in Developmental Psychology


  • Developmental psychology
  • Psychology & Law

Representative Publications

Willemsen, E. W., Boccaccini, M.; Pardini, D. (1999). Factors influencing custody decisions in contested adoption cases. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal. 16(2), 127-147.