Human Development and Family Studies

Heather Helms, Ph.D.

Current Students:

natalie

Natalie Hengstebeck, M.S., Ph.D. student and 2015/2016 Fulbright Scholar, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Email:ndhengst@uncg.edu

Research Interests: Marriage, family policy, marriage in cultural contexts, effects of macro-level policies on micro-level individuals and families, marital and family dynamics and coping strategies

Masters Thesis: Spouses' gender role attitudes, wives' employment status, and Mexican-origin husbands' marital satisfaction

claire

Claire Wood, M.S., Ph.D. student
Email: cawood@uncg.edu

Research interests: Initiation and dissolution of relationships, marital processes

Master's Thesis: Gender-typed attributes and marital satisfaction in Mexican immigrant couples: a latent profile approach (link to NC Docks)

Former Students

yuliana

Yuliana Rodriguez, M.S, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, East Carolina University, Department of Human Development and Family Science

Master’s Thesis: Spillover and Crossover Effects of Mexican Immigrant
Wives’ Acculturative Stress on Spouses’ Marital Satisfaction and Marital Conflict as moderated by Wives’ Marriage Work with Husband and Close Friend
(link to NC Docks)

Doctoral Dissertation: Mexican immigrant couples' marital quality and coparenting satisfaction: the role of spouses' incongruence in familism attitudes (link to NC Docks)

gerry

Gerry Carter, MA., MPA, Ph.D, Executive Director, Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Charlotte, NC
Email:GCarter@charlottediocese.org

Dissertation: Predictors of Change in Relationships Quality among First-time Unmarried Parents
NC DOCKS: http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/listing.aspx?id=4787

debra

Deb Craig Allman, Ph.D, Instructor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, UNCG
Email: dlcraig@triad.rr.com

Dissertation: Household Income, Economic Pressure, and Depressive Mood among Unmarried Women in Midlife: The Moderating Effects of Locus of Control, Financial Instrumental Support Received from Parents, and Race

NC DOCKS: http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/uncg/listing.aspx?id=640

chris

Christine Proulx, M.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Missouri

http://hdfs.missouri.edu/faculty_proulx.html

Dissertation: A Contextual Process Model of the Associations among Family Vulnerabilities, Life Stressors, Marital Behavior, Marital Satisfaction, and Personal Well-being
NC DOCKS: http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/uncg/listing.aspx?styp=ti&id=971

jill

Jill Walls. M.S., Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Ball State University, Family and Consumer Sciences Department
Email: mikejill@triad.rr.com

Dissertation: Implications of Intensive Mothering Beliefs for the Well-being of Full-time Employed Mothers of Infants: Moderating Effects of Childcare Satisfaction and Workplace Flexibility


NC Docks link: http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/listing.aspx?id=3722

stephanie

Stephanie Parade, M.S., Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University


Dissertation: Marital Satisfaction Across the Transition to Parenthood: A Vulnerability-Stress-Adaptation Perspective
Link NC Docks:   http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/listing.aspx?id=4345