Jonelle Reynolds

Ph.D., Parenthood and Parent-Child Relationships

Entered the Program: 2014

Hometown: Georgetown, Guyana

Previous Education:

  • M.S., Marriage and Family Therapy, Oklahoma State University, 2014
  • B.A., Business Journalism, Baruch College (CUNY), 2009

Research Interests:

  • Parent-child relationships in foster families
  • Foster-parent training and interventions
  • Family violence and parenting

Advising Committee:

  1. Major Advisor: Preston Britner

Assistantship Experience:

  • Research
    • Graduate Research Assistant: Supportive Housing for Families (ACF grant), Center for Applied Research in HDFS, Drs. Anne Farrell, Preston Britner and Danielle Annett (2014- present)
  • Teaching
    • Instructor of Record: Abuse and Violence in Families, HDFS 3420, Fall 2016
    • Teaching Assistant:
      • Professional Communication in HDFS, Dr. Anne Farrell and Kristin Van Ness (Fall 2015- Spring 2016)
      • Close Relationships Across the Lifespan, Dr. Kari Adamson (Fall 2014- Spring 2015)


  • CLAS Dean’s Fund Fellowship, University of Connecticut, May 2016
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