Brianna Piro-Gambetti, a PhD student in Human Development and Family Studies, is first author on an article published in Development and Psychopathology by Cambridge University Press exploring how family psychosocial experiences can be intertwined and …
Human Development & Family Studies PhD program
SoHE News: May 7–13
Wong to present to Social Security Advisory Board; Undergrads highlighted by the university; Kirkorian on proposed “Instagram for Kids”; new research from Papp, Nix; and more.
SoHE News: Apr 2–8
Bartfeld wins CALS award and speaks with NPR’s Marketplace, Harvey research noted in New York Times, Huambachano to keynote Global Health Initiative summit 4/14, McInnes to discuss Wisconsin’s Indigenous languages 4/12, Duncan to present on mental health for farmers 4/9, and more.
SoHE News: Mar 19–Apr 1
New research from Drs. Harvey, Dodge Francis, and Papp; HDFS PhD student Tia Murray on the role of doulas in addressing the racial inequities in Madison-area maternal and child health; Whelan on pandemic parenting on The Today Show; Gaddis on school lunch in The Conversation; and more.
SoHE News: Mar 5–11
Sarmiento quoted in LA Times, Halpern-Meekin on poverty impacts of COVID relief bill, grad student Evans keynotes for Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Board, Shin publishes on community design for aging residents, Ashton publishes on food safety history, and more.
New research: Daily-life-based study of college students’ Rx stimulant misuse finds opportunities to interrupt behavior
Dr. Lauren Papp and HDFS grad student Alexandra Barringer used ecological momentary assessment to identify academic factors that trigger college students’ prescription stimulant misuse, with implications that may aid prevention efforts.
SoHE News: Jan 8–Jan 14
Barringer, Papp publish on college students’ Rx stimulant misuse; Thomas presents tonight to the Real Dads Network; CSCR PhD student writes in Edge Effects about Indigenous food revival; Emeritus Prof. Riley comments on best/worst states to raise a family; and more.
New Research: The Highs and Lows of Parenting in a Pandemic
Newly published research briefs from the Kerr Parent Lab in the School of Human Ecology detail the challenges and opportunities to mental health and well-being that parents have found as they navigate the COVID-19 pandemic with their families.
HDFS Grad Student Connects Families in Need with Local Farms’ Produce
Mariela Quesada Centeno is linking area Latinx and Indigenous families struggling financially due to COVID-19 with “resilience boxes” of purchased and donated produce from southwest Wisconsin farms.
SoHE News & Events: Dec 6–12
Gaddis op-ed in Washington Post shared by Bernie Sanders | Sarmadi discusses Pantone’s “Classic Blue” | Flanagan on youth environmental engagement | New research from Huambachano | Wright reviews Chazen show | Mace profile featured in Tone Madison | Micro-podcast on “digital parenting” | Whelan hosts a “Dinner On Wisconsin”