Gustavo Carlo, PhD

Millsap Professor of Diversity

410 Gentry Hall, Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 884-5550
Curriculum Vitae


PhD, Arizona State University, 1994; MA, Arizona State University, 1991; BA, Florida International University, 1986.

Research Interests

  • Prosocial and moral development among children and adolescents
  • Temperament, family correlates, social cognitions and emotions, and culture-related variables associated with such development
  • Positive health and adjustment among Latino families and youth


  • 2018 Outstanding Mentor Award, Society for Research on Adolescence
  • 2017 Top Faculty Achiever, University of Missouri.
  • 2015 Book Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Moral Development and Education Special Interest Group for Prosocial Development.
  • Approved for Fellow Status in Division 7 of the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society in the Fall of 2014.