Get to know our current graduate students! This page provides a quick overview of students enrolled in our programs, including their concentration, advisor/s, cohort, and the key words and phrases that describe their research or professional interest. Learn more about each student by clicking on their name to go to their profile
Couple and Family Therapy
Started in Fall 2018
Parenting, child health outcomes, family therapy, evidence-based practices, measurement, cultural adaptation, dissemination, and implementation.
Child Development
Started in Fall 2019
Diverse families of individuals with disabilities, multicultural and multilingual, training and coaching, professionals, children with special needs.
Child Development
Started in Fall 2018
Disabilities, siblings, prosocial behavior, caregiving, and families
Lifespan Human Development and Family Diversity
Started in Fall 2018
Sexual Objectification, Social Media Use, Sexual Health Education, Sexual Behaviors, Adolescent and Emerging Adult Development
Child Development
Started in Fall 2016
public health, infant mental health, stress, reflective functioning, military families, Early Head Start, parent-teacher relationships, teacher workforce wellness
Human Development and Family Studies
Started in Fall 2018
trauma, ACEs, community health, health
Child Development
Started in Fall 2018
Language Development; Parenting; Cultural Socialization; Parenting Intervention; Program Evaluation.
Child Development
Started in Fall 2020
Infants and Toddlers, Racial Socialization, Early Childhood Policy, Early Care & Education
Couple and Family Therapy
Started in Fall 2018
Emotionally Focused Therapy, Chinese couple, Help-seeking behaviors
Lifespan Human Development and Family Diversity
Started in Fall 2019
Sexual scripts, consent, sexual violence
Lifespan Human Development and Family Diversity
Started in Fall 2020
international students, cultural adaptation, mental health
Couple and Family Therapy
Started in Fall 2017
Couple therapy, sexual health, sexuality, depression, perinatal depression, integrated care
Child Development
Started in Fall 2020
Child Development
Started in Fall 2020
Autism spectrum disorder, childhood trauma, medical settings, ACEs, hospitalized children
Child Development
Started in Fall 2019
Social and emotional, teacher well-being, infant-toddler workforce, high quality care, equity in early childhood
Youth Development
Started in Fall 2019
Historical Trauma, Intergenerational Trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Lifespan Human Development and Family Diversity
Started in Fall 2017
Military Families, Teaching Modalities, Relationship Education
Lifespan Human Development and Family Diversity
Started in Fall 2015
Friendships, racial/ethnic factors, school context, adolescent development
Lifespan Human Development and Family Diversity
Started in Fall 2017
Queer sexual relationships, adolescent sexual development, quantitative research methods, research ethics
Lifespan Human Development and Family Diversity
Started in Fall 2020
Immigrant families, parenting, Asian American children, culture
Child Development
Started in Fall 2018
Resilience, Trauma, Parenting, Ecological Systems
Couple and Family Therapy
Started in Fall 2017
Sexual assault, trauma, social media, intimate partner violence, hashtag activism
Lifespan Human Development and Family Diversity
Started in Fall 2017
Positive Youth Development, Critical Consciousness, Emerging Adulthood, Mentoring
Child Development
Started in Fall 2019
Measurement, early literacy, speech disabilities, home environment
Child Development
Started in Fall 2020
Parenting and caregiving practices; infancy, toddlerhood, preschool children; early literacy; emotional and gender socialization; empathy development
Child Development
Started in Fall 2018
Early language and literacy development, children with complex communication needs, home learning environment
Child Development
Started in Fall 2020
Digital Media; Home literacy Environment; Language and Literacy Development.
Couple and Family Therapy
Started in Fall 2020
Attachment injuries, complex trauma, sex trafficking, infidelity affair recovery, and couple and family therapy.
Couple and Family Therapy
Started in Fall 2017
Couple therapy outcome research, Emotionally Focused Therapy, culturally sensitive couple and family therapy interventions, Asian and immigrant couples and families
Youth Development
Started in Fall 2020
Couple and Family Therapy
Started in Fall 2017
Complex-PTSD, Interpersonal Trauma, Attachment-based intervention, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
Couple and Family Therapy
Started in Fall 2018
Ethnic and Racial Socialization, Parental Stress, Culturally Relevant Practices
Lifespan Human Development and Family Diversity
Started in Fall 2018
Adolescent development, Parent-child separation, Parental migration, Experience sampling method, Meta-analysis