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Adolescence & Young Adulthood Research

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Name & Title Research Interests
Tashel Bordere, PhD

Assistant Professor & State Specialist for HES Extension

Adolesence and young adulthood; dying, loss and bereavement; african-american children, youth & families
Melissa Herzog, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor & Graduate Advisor for Youth Development

Positive youth development practices; adolescent family relationships and including families in youth programs; adolescent sexuality and romantic relationships
Sarah Killoren, PhD

Assistant Professor

Family relationships, culture, and Latino adolescent and young adult adjustment; contributions of parents and siblings to adolescents’ sexual health and positive development; parent-adolescent and sibling relationship dynamics
Antoinette Landor, PhD

Associate Professor, Millsap Professor of Diversity & Multicultural Studies, and Co-Founder, Associate Director, Center for Body Image Research and Policy (CBIRP)

Sexual behavior and romantic relationships in adolescence and young adulthood; family and sociocultural influences on sexual behavior and romantic relationships
Brenda Lohman, PhD

Professor and Interim Dean

Adolescence and young adulthood; families and health
Russell Ravert, PhD

Associate Professor

Child and adolescent health and well-being; risk attitudes and behaviors during emerging adulthood; transitioning to adulthood with chronic illness
Duane Rudy, PhD

Associate Professor

Socialization processes; parent-child relationships; culture and the family; parental cognition