Graduate Student Productivity

Our graduate students take great pride in the work that they share with the academic community!

In the 2019-2020 academic year, UConn HDFS graduate students presented over 60 presentations of their research at conferences nationally, from Boston, MA to Orlando, FL, and around the world in countries that include Czech Republic – and a whole lot of cancelled and virtual conferences as well! They have also published their research in journals from a range of disciplines, including adolescent development, family studies, cultural psychology, nutrition, education, and gender studies.  

 

Conference Presentations

See CURRENT & PAST PRESENTATIONS !

Current graduate students have presented their work at regional, national, and international conferences, including:

  • American Psychological Association
  • Gerontological Society of America
  • International Conference for Adoption Research
  • International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development
  • National Council on Family Relations
  • New England Psychological Association
  • Society for Research on Adolescence
  • Society for Cross Cultural Research
  • Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • Society of Research on Child Development
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • World Association for Infant Mental Health

 

Journal Publications

See CURRENT & PAST PUBLICATIONS !

Current graduate students have published in many top peer reviewed journals, including:

  • Appetite
  • Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology
  • Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology
  • Journal of Family Issues
  • Journal of Family Theory & Review
  • Journal of Youth and Adolescence
  • Journal of School Psychology
  • LGBT Health
  • Substance Use and Misuse

Dissertations

See list of COMPLETED DISSERTATIONS !

Graduate students in HDFS choose to write dissertations on a wide variety of topics, which reflect the diversity of research areas within the program. A list of completed dissertations can be viewed here.