Carl Castro

Professor · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Current research efforts include assessing the effects of combat and operations tempo (OPTEMPO) on soldier, family and unit readiness.

Veterans Affairs Veterans and Military Families Military Transition Back to Civilian Life Military Affairs Psychological Health

Susan Prentice

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

Elaine Power

Associate Professor · School of Kinesiology & Health Studies, Queen's University

Teaches social determinants of health. Researches food insecurity. Advocates for basic income. Dreams of the day when food banks can close.

food insecurity food banks feeding the family family food practices Social Determinants of Health

Professor Tina Miller

Professor of Sociology · Oxford Brookes University

Her research interests include family lives, intimate relationships, gender, parenthood, & reproductive health.

Gender Parenthood Families Transition into Stages of Family Life

Bree Akesson

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work · Wilfrid Laurier University

Assistant Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University who conducts research with children and families affected by war and global social work

Refugee and Human Rights Issues War and Violence Children and Families Social Work Social Work Education

D. Kelly Weisberg

Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: weisberg@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4678 / Office 348-200

Children and the Law Domestic Violence Juvenile Justice Family Law Wills and Trust

Claire Smrekar

Associate Professor of Leadership, Policy and Organizations · Vanderbilt University

An expert who studies K-12 school choice, charters, magnet schools, vouchers, private schools and segregation.

Education Policy Desegregation Charter School Education Demographic trends in schools School Choice

Felipa Chavez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | School of Psychology · Florida Tech

Dr. Chavez pursues a program of research reflecting issues of family dysfunction as seen through parent-child interactions.

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Comorbid Parental Psychopathology Family Dysfunction Psychology Child Psychopathology

Jacquelyn Mc Croskey

John Milner Professor of Child Welfare Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Holds the John Milner Professorship in Child Welfare and serves as co-director of the Children’s Data Network

Social Services Data Analysis Community Services Foster Care Family and Child Services

Laura Briggs

Professor of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Laura Briggs is an expert on U.S. and international reproductive politics, child welfare policy and transnational and transracial adoption.

Transnational Adoption Reproduction Politics Adoption Child Separation

Devon Brooks

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

Research and practice interests include reduction and treatment of child maltreatment, with a focus on racial and ethnic disparities.

Child Welfare Risk Assessment Research Methodology Children & Families Human Behavior

Rebecca Tippett, Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Demography at the Carolina Population Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise include population estimates & forecasts, postsecondary education, Census reapportionment & NC demographic trends.

Reapportionment Higher Education Population Estimates and Forecasts School Enrollment Projections Indicators of Economic Well-Being

Mical Raz

Charles E. and Dale L. Phelps Professor in Public Policy and Health · University of Rochester

Author of "What's Wrong with the Poor? Psychiatry, Race and the War on Poverty."

Psychiatry Education Policy Race Culture and Ethnicity Poverty & Public Policy Education

Sara Kintzle

Deputy Director of the Center for Innovation and Research Research Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Sara Kintzle studies the experiences of individuals who have served in the military, and the transition from active duty to civilian life.

Military Transition Military Social Work Education National Guard Military Social Work Sexual Trauma in the Military

Frederick W. Gooding, Jr.

Dr. Ronald E. Moore Professor in Humanities · Texas Christian University

Race, Racism and Discrimination in Pop Culture and/or Mainstream Media (e.g., movies, music and sports).

Sports Movies Discrimination Representations of Race Mainstream Media

Elisabeth Gugl

Associate Professor · University of Victoria

Dr. Gugl's main research is in family economics, an area that investigates issues such as family formation and dissolution

Family Economics Microeconomic Theory Public Finance Labour Economics Family Formation and Dissolution

Karen Melton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Child and Family Studies · Baylor University

Her research focuses on positive family leisure experiences that enhance child development and family relations.

Program Effectiveness Intentional Family Family Finances Decison-making Family Time

Lisa Philipps

Professor · Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Professor of Law, specializing in taxation law and fiscal policy

Budget Laws Fiscal Policy Gender and Economic Equality Tax Policy Income Splitting

Kaylee Hackney, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Management · Baylor University

Dr. Hackney is an expert in Employee Work and Family Management as well as Workplace and Pregnancy Discrimination

pregnancy descrimination Work-Life Balance Work-family balance pregnancy at work working during pregnancy

Terese C. Aceves

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

Supporting Low-Income, Diverse Families in Special Education Using Evidence-Based Practices with Culturally and Liguistically Diverse Students Investigating Early Home Literacy Practices with Latino Families Providing Assessment and Intervention of Early Reading Skills with English Language Learners