Human Development and Family Studies

 Fall 2010 Cohort


  • Name: Alyson Cavanaugh
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  • Program of Study: MS/Ph.D
  • Education: BS in Human Sciences/Psychology, University of Delaware, 2010
  • Research interests : Adolescent development, gender/ethnic differences, mental health (anxiety/depression), school/community interventions
  • Advisor: Dr. Supple
  • Career plans: Academic/Professor (both teaching and researching)



  • Name: Angel Dunbar
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  • Program of Study: Ph.D
  • Research interests : Ethnic minority child development, family structure and parent-child interactions, poverty and protective factors against negative child outcomes, policy.
  • Career Plans: Research, Program development and evaluation
  • Advisor: Dr. Crosby
  • Education: BA in Psychology/Sociology with a minor in Black American studies, University of Delaware, 2010
  • MS, Human Development and Family Studies, UNCG, 2012



  • Name: Anurika Ejimofor
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  • Program of Study: Ph.D
  • Education:BS in Family and Institutional Management, University of Nigeria
  • MS in Family and Child Sciences, Florida State University
  • Research interests : Child poverty, social exclusion, child care, partner violence, policy and advocacy, public health issues
  • Career Plans: Research, advocacy, teaching
  • Advisors: Dr. Danielle Crosby



  • Name:  Jiayao Li
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  • Program of Study: MS/Ph.D
  • Education: Bachelors in Education, Beijing Normal University, 2010
  • Research interests : Parent-child relationships, Early Childhood Education, Attachment
  • Advisor: Dr. Hestenes
  • Career Plans: Professor