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Jonathan Abramowitz, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Clinical Psychology Program Director, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill
Professor Abramowitz is an internationally recognized expert on OCD and anxiety disorders.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Anxiety Disorders
Associate Professor of Education · University of Mary Washington
Dr. Broome’s research centers on social justice and civic education.
Classroom Management Instructional Technology Culturally Responsive Teaching Service Learning Experiential Education
Associate Professor · University of British Columbia
Brussoni's research focuses on child injury prevention, including risky play, parents' perspectives on safety, and Aboriginal injuries.
Injury Prevention Child Development Parenting Outdoor Play Higher Education
Joseph Bush, Ph.D.
Faculty Research Specialist - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University
Pediatric Psychology; Child Pain; Parent-Child Interactions in Stressful Medical Situations; Psychological Effects of School Gardens
Health Psychology Pediatric Psychology Statistics Child Development Pain Assessment and Management
Executive Director, Counseling Center · Georgia Southern University
Jodi K. Caldwell is the Executive Director Sexual Assault Response Team Chair and Regent's Advisor Council of the Counseling Center.
Professional Development Women's Health Issues Psychology Counseling Multiculturalism
Assistant Director, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice · Texas Christian University
Dr. Casey Call is the Assistant Director at the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development
Therapeutic Family Activities Importance Of Strong Family Connections Family Dynamics Parents Becoming Teachers Talking To Children About Scary Topics
Candi Cann, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Baylor Interdiscipinary Core and Religion · Baylor University
Dr. Cann teaches World Cultures, Social World, World Religions, and Buddhism.
World Religions Buddhism Death and Dying Digital Afterlife Modern Mourning Practices
Research Director and Professor · ResilienceByDesign Research Lab and Royal Roads University
Robin Cox's expertise includes the psychosocial dimensions of disasters, disaster resilience, and traumatic stress and coping.
Resilience Higher Education Community Resilience Disaster Psychosocial Response Stress and Coping
Jenene W. Craig, Ph.D., MBA, OTR/L, CNT
Program Director - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University
Neonatal health; Collaborative, progressive leadership & management with clinical experience in non-profit higher education
Neonatal Intensive Care Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Trauma-Informed Care Infant and Early Childhood Development Parent-Infant Attachment
LeaAnne DeRigne, MSW, Ph.D.
Associate Professor · Florida Atlantic University
LeaAnne DeRigne's area of research expertise is in paid sick leave, flexible work, vacation time, and pensions.
vacation time Pensions Health Care Policy Labor Market Participation Sick Leave
Abbe Finn, Ph.D., LPC, NCC
Expert in school shooting prevention and crisis response · Florida Gulf Coast University
Abbe Finn specializes in school violence and workplace violence prevention.
school shooting prevention and intervention Clinical Mental Health Counseling Suicide Prevention Addictions Crisis Response
Dara Goldyne, Ph.D.
Associate Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University
Critical thinking; psychological assessment; parent-infant mental health; psychoeducational evaluation; child abuse prevention and treatment
Critical Thinking Research Methods Psychological Assessment Forensic Psychology Child/Adolescent Psychopathology
Paul Gordon, Ph.D.
Professor of Health, Human Performance and Recreation · Baylor University
Expert on physical activity, and lifestyle-based research related to obesity and its co-morbidities across the lifespan
Health Human Performance Recreation Physical Activity & Health Obesity
Alison Wishard Guerra
Associate Professor · UC San Diego
Wishard Guerra’s research focuses on culture and development in early childhood.
Early Childhood Education K-12 Education During Pandemics Coronavirus COVID-19 Applied Developmental Psychology
Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.
Professor · Florida Atlantic University
Sameer Hinduja is recognized internationally for his work on the subjects of cyberbullying, safe social media use, and youth well-being.
Safe Social Media Use Cyberbullying
Associate Professor of Teaching, Learning and Technology · Hofstra University
Specialist in Technology in the Classroom
Educational Technology Gaming and App Development as a K-12 Teaching Tool Culture, Learning and Technology
parenting & child development expert - author, psychologist, speaker
Parenting and Child Development Expert with National Media Experience
Psychology Parenting Child Development Social & Emotional Learning Mental Health
Associate Professor of Health Professions · Hofstra University
Dr. Kyriacou studies public health challenges for the chronically ill. She was the Master of Public Health Program's founding director.
Health Care System Organization, Financing, Delivery and Reform Health and Aging Policy Public Health Leadership Planning, Implementation and Evaluation of Community Health Programs Integrated Care
Jeff Levin, Ph.D.
University Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health · Baylor University
Dr. Levin’s current research and writing are focused on the historical and contemporary intersections of faith and medicine.
Coronavirus Social and Epidemiologic Research on Judaism and Population health Theories of Healing and the Work of Healers Role of Faith-Based Initiatives in Public Health and Healthcare Policy Religion and Health
Professor of Psychology · University of Mary Washington
Dr. Liss is internationally known expert on parenting and work-family balance issues.
Mindfulness Work-Life Balance Feminism Parenting Social Media
Director of the MSU Psychological Clinic · Michigan State University
Natalie Moser directs the MSU Psychological Clinic and specializes in pediatric psychology, child anxiety and parent consultation.
Mental Health Bullying Pediatric Psychology Parenting Child Anxiety
Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · Michigan State University
Amy K. Nuttall is an expert in the areas of family relationships, parenting, and how families cope with stress.
Family Dynamics Maltreatment Parenting Caregiving Quantitative Psychology
Director Family Nurse Practitioner Program Clinical Associate Professor Dept. of Nursing at the School of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
Nursing expert, with a penchant for health care regulatory law.
Coronavirus Healthcare Public Policy Children's Health COVID-19
Holly Oxhandler, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Associate Professor, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work · Baylor University
Oxhandler studies how to ethically & effectively assess and discuss clients’ religion/spirituality within health and mental health treatment
Religion and Social Work Religion and Spirituality in Clinical Practice Evidence-Based Practice Process Scale Development Mental Health (primarily Anxiety and Depression)
Dale Peeples, MD
Pediatric Psychiatrist / Associate Professor of Psychiatry · Augusta University
Peeples is a highly-regarded psychiatrist providing tips to maintain mental wellbeing throughout the COVID-19 outbreak.
Juvenile Corrections Psychiatry Telepsychiatry Pediatric Psychiatry Juvenile Delinquency
Associate Professor | Teaching and Learning · The Ohio State University
Expert in reading and literacy in early and middle childhood education.
Child Development Early Childhood Education Childhood Literacy Literacy Reading and Literacy
Professor · University of Manitoba
Professor Prentice's primary specialization is contemporary and historical childcare policy and advocacy
Social Inequality Social Change Systemic Discrimination Historical Sociology Childcare Policy
Chad Ray, MD
Interim Section Chief, Associate Professor · Augusta University
His interests include maternal mortality & global women's health initiatives. He also provides insight into COVID-19's impact on pregnancy.
Coronavirus Workforce Solutions for Women's Health Global Women's Health Women's Health Advocacy Maternal Mortality
Russell A. Sabella, Ph.D.
Expert in school counseling, cyberbullying, technology and social networking · Florida Gulf Coast University
Russell Sabella is an expert in solution-focused brief counseling, consultations and parent conferences.
Social Networking Stress and Anxiety Cyberbullying Solution Focused Brief Counseling School Counseling
Professor · University of Mary Washington
Dr. Schiffrin is an internationally known expert on intensive and helicopter parenting.
Emerging Adulthood Helicopter Parenting Positive Psychology Infant and Child Development Intensive Parenting
Michael Scullin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience · Baylor University
Professor Scullin’s research investigates how sleep physiology impacts memory, education, health, and aging.
Neuroscience Sleep Physiology Cognitive Neuroscience Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Psychology
Professor of Psychology · University of Rochester
Smetana is an expert on adolescent-parent relationships, moral reasoning, and development in cultural contexts.
Teens and Self-Esteem Cultural Contexts Children's Moral and Social Reasoning Adolescent-Parent Relationships Parenting Beliefs
Assistant Professor, Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Writer and historian specializing in narrative for video games and board game design.
Game Design & Development Board Games Narrative and Dialogue in Video Games Videogame Design History of Games
Vice President for Student Affairs · Southern Utah University
Specializing in student retention, organizational changes, and administration in higher education
Retention of First Year College Students Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education Student Involvement in Higher Education Organizational Change in Higher Education Management Systems
Associate Professor of Child Development · Michigan State University
An expert in early childhood education and intervention; parent-child interaction and communication; early development of social skills
Childcare Infant Mental Health Parenting Early Childhood Education Child Development