University of ArizonaNorton School of Family and Consumer Sciences


Bruce J. Ellis, Ph.D.

Professor
John & Doris Norton Endowed Chair in Fathers, Parenting, and Families
Family Studies and Human Development
650 N Park Ave
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0078
(520) 626-5703

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Press Releases (public summaries of research)

  • January 31, 2011 "Orchid Children" have Longer Childhoods when Home is Supportive - pdf
  • October 4, 2010  Unpredictability: Major factor in risky sexual behavior - pdf
  • August 17, 2010  University of Arizona Researcher Wins Second George A. Miller Award from American Psychological Association - pdf
     
  • September 14, 2008  Early Exposure to Different Kinds of Fathers Alters Puberty in Daughters - pdf
  • November 15, 2007  Girls will be Girls Longer when Home is Supportive: Warm parents and a stable home life often delay the onset of puberty in young women - pdf
     
  • May 14, 2003  Absence of the biological father from the home is the single major indicator of risk for teenage pregnancy in girls - pdf
     
  • March 24, 2000  Mothers' Depression May Induce Earlier Puberty in Daughters - pdf
     
  • September 27, 1999  Father-daughter relationship crucial to when girls enter puberty - pdf
     

 

Web-Based Presentations

Ellis, B.J. (Nov. 2, 2009).  Adolescent Risk Behaviors: The Need for an Evolutionary Analysis.  Opening presentation for Community Roundtable Discussion, co-hosted by the Evolution Institute and Frances McClelland Institute, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
http://www.viddler.com/explore/evolutioninst/videos/12/
 

Ellis, B.J. (Oct. 31, 2009).  Thinking outside the box of mental health: An evolutionary perspective on adolescent risk behavior.  Invited Presentation, Evolution Institute workshop on Adolescent Risk Behavior, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
http://www.viddler.com/explore/evolutioninst/videos/10/

Ellis, B.J. (November, 14, 2008). Children Vary in their Susceptibility to Rearing Experiences: Implications for Early Childhood Education. Invited Presentation, Evolution Institute workshop on Early Childhood Education, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL. http://evolution.binghamton.edu/evos/MiamiWorkshop.html#WorkshopPresentations

Ellis, B.J. (November, 8, 2007). Impact of Fathers on Daughters’ Age at Menarche: A Genetically- and Environmentally-Controlled Sibling Study. Invited Presentation, 4th annual conference of the Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Centers, Cincinnati, OH. http://www.eh.uc.edu/streaming%5Fmedia/bcerc/2007/EllisBruce/

 

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