Camilla McMahon

Camilla McMahon

Assistant Professor

558 Mosler Hall
513-785-3285
mcmahocm@miamioh.edu

Educational Background

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Autism Research Training Program, M.I.N.D. Institute, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California – Davis, California
  • Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Florida
  • M.S., Developmental Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Florida
  • B.A., Psychology & Zoology, Departments of Psychology & Zoology, Miami University, Ohio

Recent Courses Taught

  • PSY 111: Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 112: Foundational Experiences in Psychology
  • PSS 211: Career Development in Psychology and Related Social Sciences
  • PSY 231: Developmental Psychology
  • PSY 293: Introduction to Psychological Statistics
  • PSY 332: Child Development
  • PSS 420: Autism Spectrum Disorders

Research Interests

My current program of research focuses on peer knowledge of autism, as well as peer receptivity and openness toward individuals with autism. This program of research is designed to inform the development of interventions to increase peer knowledge and public awareness of autism, as well as to improve positive, reciprocal social interactions between individuals with autism and their peers.

Publications

McMahon, C.M., Henry, S., & Linthicum, M. (2020). Employability in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Job candidate’s diagnostic disclosure and ASD characteristics and employer’s ASD knowledge and social desirability. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied. Advance online publication. doi: https://doi.org/10.1037/xap0000282

McMahon, C.M., Henry, S., Stoll, B., & Linthicum, M. (2020). Perceptions of dating behaviors among individuals in the general population with high and low autistic traits. Sexuality and Disability. Advance online publication. doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s11195-020-09640-5

McMahon, C.M., Stoll, B., & Linthicum, M. (2020). Perceived versus actual autism knowledge in the general population. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 71. Advance online publication. doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2019.101499

Burrows, C.A., Usher, L.V., Becker-Haimes, E.M., McMahon, C.M., Mundy, P.C., Jensen-Doss, A., & Henderson, H.A. (2018). Profiles and Correlates of Parent-Child Agreement on Social Anxiety Symptoms in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48(6), 2023-2037. doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-018-3461-9

Jaime, M., McMahon, C.M., Davidson, B.C., Newell, L., Mundy, P., & Henderson, H. (2016). Brief Report: Reduced Temporal-Central EEG Alpha Coherence during Joint Attention Perception in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46(4), 1477-1489. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10803-015-2667-3

McMahon, C.M., Henderson, H., Newell, L., Jaime, M., & Mundy, P. (2016). Metacognitive Awareness of Facial Affect in Higher-Functioning Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46(3), 882-898. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10803-015-2630-3

McMahon, C.M., & Solomon, M. (2015). Brief Report: Parent-Adolescent Informant Discrepancies of Social Skill Importance and Social Skill Engagement for Higher-Functioning Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45(10), 3396-3403. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10803-015-2494-6

McMahon, C.M., & Henderson, H. (2015). Error-monitoring in response to social stimuli in individuals with higher-functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder. Developmental Science, 18(3), 389-403. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/desc.12220

Henderson, H. A., Ono, K. E., McMahon, C. M., Schwartz, C. B., Usher, L. V., & Mundy, P. C. (2015). The costs and benefits of self-monitoring for higher functioning children and adolescents with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45, 548-559. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10803-013-1968-7 

Lerner, M.D., McMahon, C.M., Britton, N. (2014). Autism spectrum disorder in adolescents: Promoting social and emotional development. In T.P. Gullotta & M. Bloom (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion: Adolescence (2nd ed.). New York: Springer.

McMahon, C.M., Lerner, M., & Britton, N. (2013). Group-Based Social Skills Interventions for Adolescents with Higher-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Review and Looking to the Future. Adolescent Health, Medicine, and Therapeutics, 4, 23-38. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/AHMT.S25402

McMahon, C.M., Vismara, L., & Solomon, M. (2013). Measuring Changes in Social Behavior During a Social Skills Intervention for Higher-Functioning Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43, 1843-1856. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10803-012-1733-3

Hileman, C.M., Henderson, H., Mundy, P., Newell, L., & Jaime, M. (2011). Developmental and Individual Differences on the P1 and N170 Components in Children with and without Autism. Developmental Neuropsychology, 36, 214-236. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/87565641.2010.549870

Henderson, H.A., Zahka, N.E., Kojkowski, N.M., Inge, A.P., Schwartz, C. B., Hileman, C. M., Coman, D.C. , & Mundy, P. C. (2009). Self-Referenced Memory, Social Cognition, and Symptom Presentation in Autism. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50, 853-861. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7610.2008.02059.x

Schwartz, C. B., Henderson, H. A., Inge, A. P., Zahka, N. E., Coman, D. C., Kojkowski, N. M., Hileman, C.M., & Mundy, P. C. (2009). Temperament as a predictor of symptomotology and adaptive functioning in adolescents with high-functioning autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39, 842-855. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10803-009-0690-y 

Advising Articles

McMahon, C.M. (2019). Student Internships in Psychology: Thinking Outside of the Box. Eye on Psi Chi, 24(2), 34-37. doi: http://doi.org/10.24839/2164-9812.Eye24.2.34

McMahon, C.M. (2019). Summer Internships: A Smart Choice for Undergraduate Students. Psychology Student Network, 7 (1). Retrieved from  https://www.apa.org/ed/precollege/psn/2019/02/summer-internships

Professional Service

Consulting Editor

Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions

Guest Reviewer

  • Autism
  • Autism Research
  • Biological Psychology
  • Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
  • Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
  • Journal of Child and Family Studies
  • Journal of Experimental Education
  • Journal of Intellectual Disability Research
  • Molecular Autism
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Psychophysiology
  • Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Stigma and Health

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