Abagail Horton


Entered the Program: 2019

Current program: 

  • Ph.D., Human Development and Family Sciences
  • Area of Specialization: Child and Adolescent Development; Health, Wellbeing, and Prevention

Previous Education:

  • M.A., Human Development and Family Sciences, 2021
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Alabama, 2019

Research Interests:

  •  The interface of social and emotional skills (e.g. emotion regulation) with “negative” (e.g. victimization, bully/victim relations) child and adolescent peer relationships and interactions.

Major Advisor: Beth Russell

Assistantship Experience:

2021 – 2022:

  • HDFS 1070: Individual and Family Development Teaching Assistant – 10hr (Fall) | Supervisor: Dr. Shannon Weaver
  • HDFS 2100: Human Development: Infancy Through Adolescence Solo Instructor-10hr (Spring) | Supervisor: Dr. Beth Russell
  • CARHD Research Assistant – 10hr | Supervisor: Dr. Beth Russell

Summer 2021:

  • CARHD Research Assistant– 10hr | Supervisor: Dr. Beth Russell
  • HDFS Research Assistant– 14hr | Supervisor: Dr. Marlene Schwartz

2020 – 2021:

  • CARHD Research Assistant – 10hr | Supervisor: Dr. Beth Russell
  • HDFS Graduate Assistant- 10hr | Supervisor: Kristin Van Ness

2019 – 2020:

  • HDFS 1060: Close Relationships Across the Lifespan Teaching Assistant – 15hr | Supervisor: Dr. Kari Adamsons and Dr. Jodi Oshana
  • HDFS Graduate Assistant- 5hr | Supervisor: Dr. Jodi Oshana
        Abagail Horton
        Contact Information
        Emailabagail.horton@uconn.edu