Naomi Ekas

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Naomi Ekas's research program utilizes a developmental psychology approach to understanding children’s social and emotional development.

Marital Conflict Emerging Adulthood Parenting Emotion Regulation Caregiver Care for Families with Autism

Magaela Bethune

Assistant Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Dr. Magaela Bethune is an expert on adolescent socialization, behavior, health, & development at intersections of race, gender, & sexuality.

Black Adolescence African American Studies Race & Health Health Policy & Policy Studies Race

Jordan Davis

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Professor Davis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Children, Youth and Families.

Caitlin Cavanagh

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Expert in adolescent development in the juvenile justice system.

Parent-Child Relationships Juvenile Delinquency and Crime Criminal Justice Adolescent Development

Amy Gravino

Director of Public and Community Relations · GRASP Global Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership

President, A.S.C.O.T. Coaching, and Director of Public and Community Relations at GRASP

Public Speaking Writing Blogging Sexuality Autism

Nedra Cossa

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Nedra Cossa researches children’s writing practices, teacher preparation, and professional development schools

Professional Development Schools Family contribution to children's writing process Young children's writing practices Instructional writing practices for pre-service teachers Teacher Preparation

Tracey Covassin

Professor of Kinesiology · Michigan State University

Tracey Covassin is an expert in the effects of concussions and the epidemiology of sports injuries.

Concussions Athletics Injuries

David Yalof, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Head, Department of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Dr. Yalof specializes in constitutional law, judicial politics and executive branch politics.

Supreme Court History Supreme Court Nomination Process American Government Judicial Politics Constitutional Law

Sherri Green, PhD, MSW, LCSW

Associate Professor Department of Maternal and Child Health, Research Fellow Sheps Center For Health Services Research · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor in the Gillings School of Public Health, with interests in substance use disorders and chronic health conditions rural populations

Rural Health Care Access Opioids Maternal and child health Drug Addiction and Treatment Public Health Policy Research

Dr. Michele Conversano

President · Happy Ageing Alliance

Dr. Conversano is Director of the Department of Prevention and Director of the Public Health and Health Service of the ASL of TARANTO.

Vaccination COVID-19 Hygiene and Hospice Technique Vaccinations Preventive Medicine

Debra Furr-Holden

C.S. Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health · Michigan State University

Debra Furr-Holden is an epidemiologist with expertise in drug and alcohol dependence epidemiology and prevention science.

Health Equity Prevention Science Drug and Alcohol Dependence Epidemiology Public Health

Elizabeth Cauffman

Professor of Psychological Science, Education and Law · UC Irvine

Elizabeth Cauffman’s research addresses the intersect between adolescent development and juvenile justice.

Social Ecology Juvenile Justice Adolescent Development Mental Health Legal and Social Policy

Kelly Klump

MSU Foundation Professor of Psychology and Fellow, Academy for Eating Disorders · Michigan State University

Kelly Klump is an expert in genetic and biological factors of eating disorders.

Psychology Eating Disorders

Marieke Van Willigen

Department Chair, Sociology and Anthropology · Georgia Southern University

Marieke Van Willigen writes about the mental and physical health of adolescents, women and disaster survivors.

Natural Disaster Assessment Social Statistics Gender and Society Mental Health

Jay Yoo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences Apparel Merchandising · Baylor University

Expert in fashion merchandising, apparel and consumer behavior

Green Consumption Body-Tanning Behaviors Apparel and Consumer Behavior Fashion Merchandising Appearance-Related Behaviors

Daniel Hackman

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Examines the role of early experience and the psychological and biological factors that contribute to disparities in health and development.

Jennifer Andrews

Professor, Department of English · University of New Brunswick

Jennifer Andrews’s areas of interest include nineteenth- and twentieth-century English-Canadian and American literature

Nineteenth and Twentieth Century English-Canadian and American Literature Native North American Literature Literary Theory Border Studies Cultural Studies

Michele Tracy Berger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Women's and Gender Studies & Adjunct Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning & Director of the Faculty Fellows Program, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Teaching and research interests include multiracial feminism, HIV/AIDS activism and women's and gender studies scholarship. (see more below)

Women's and Gender Studies HIV/AIDS Activism Multi-racial feminism Faculty Development Women in Leadership