- Candise Lin, doctoral candidate in the Human Development program has received a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Award. November 2012
- The following HDQM Faculty received recognition for their outstanding achievements: Patricia A. Alexander (Regents Faculty Award for Mentoring); Ann A. Battle (COE Distinguished Outreach Award); Gregory Hancock (COE Distinguished Scholarship Award); Melanie Killen (Director of Graduate Studies of the Year Award); Andre Rupp (AERA Division D Significant Contribution to Research Methodology Award); and both Natasha Cabrera and Meredith Rowe (ADVANCE Award). Summer 2012
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Areas of research
parent-child relationships, children's social and emotional development in different types of families and cultural/ethnic groups, school readiness, fatherhood, predictors of adaptative and maladaptive parenting, and translation of resesarch into practice and policy
Areas of student supervision
young children's cognitive and social development, including behavioral proglems, systemmic approaches to parenting in different types of families (at risk, low income, single parent), parent involvement in school settings, readiness/literacy in low income children, culture and ethnnic variation in parenting and children's development
Cabrera, N., Fagan, J., Farrie, D. (2008). Explaining the long reach of fathers’ prenatal involvement on later paternal engagement with children. Journal of Marriage and the Family. 70, 5, 1094-1107
Cabrera, N., Shannon, J., & Tamis-LeMonda, C., (2007). Fathers influence on their Children’s cognitive and emotional development: From toddlers to pre-K. Applied Developmental Science. 11(4), 208-213.
Cabrera, N., Shannon, J., West, J., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2006). Parental interactions with Latino infants: Variation by country of origin and English proficiency. Child Development, 74, 1190-12
Family Involvement Laboratory