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  • Abdul Khaleque’s interview to be published in upcoming book
    Senior Scientist Abdul Khaleque was interviewed by Kimberly Wolf, the founder of Girlmentum (www.kimberlywolf.com), about father-daughter relationships. The interview will be included in Kimberly Wolf’s new book on father-daughter communication in adolescence to be published by Penguin Publishing in the spring of 2021.
    Posted on January 17, 2020
  • Rachel Tambling now editor of Contemporary Family Therapy
    Associate Professor Rachel Tambling is now the editor of Contemporary Family Therapy, which is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering research on family therapy, focusing on recent applied practice and developments in theory and research that is published quarterly by Springer Science+Business Media.
    Posted on January 13, 2020
  • Undergraduate students interview OLLI members for podcast project
    During the Fall 2019 semester, Dr. Laura Donorfio’s undergraduate Adulthood & Aging students have been interviewing OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) members about the meaning of lifelong learning as part of the “An OLLI Minute” podcast project.  Click here to listen!
    Posted on January 7, 2020
  • Preston Britner receives Edward C. Marth Mentorship Award
    Congratulations to Professor Preston Britner, the winner of the Edward C. Marth Mentorship Award.  The Marth Award was established by the UConn AAUP to recognize the leadership and dedication of Edward Marth, former Executive Director of the UConn AAUP Chapter, and to encourage and reward outstanding mentoring of graduate students by UConn Graduate Faculty  members.
    Posted on January 6, 2020
  • Ryan Watson interviewed in UConn CSCH podcast
    Assistant Professor Ryan Watson was interviewed in a UConn CSCH (Collaboratory on School and Child Health) podcast in honor of World AIDS day.  On the podcast he discusses his research on disparities in access to HIV prevention tools among young men.  You can listen to that podcast and Part 2 of the CSCH podcast (December […]
    Posted on December 10, 2019
  • Ellen Pudney recently featured on Full Bloom Project podcast
    Graduate student Ellen Pudney was recently featured on the Full Bloom Project podcast about her study on the connections between weight stigma and parental weight talk. The Full Bloom Project was founded by two psychotherapists who work with adolescents with eating disorders to provide research-informed resources for parents who want to promote self-esteem and positive […]
    Posted on December 10, 2019
  • Ryan Watson featured in Hartford Courant podcast
    Assistant Professor Ryan Watson was featured in a Hartford Courant podcast, discussing the implications of discussing politics and identities at the holiday dinner table. Listen to the podcast here.
    Posted on November 25, 2019