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Recent Accomplishments - Family Studies and Human Development

  • Family Studies and Human Development
  • Family Studies and Human Development
    Emily Butler

    SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS

    Coyne, S.M., Jensen, A.C., Smith, N.J., & Erickson, D.H. (2016). Super Mario brothers and sisters: Associations between coplaying video games and sibling conflict and affection. Journal of Adolescence47, 48-59.

    Stockdale, L., Coyne, S.M., Nelson, D.A. & Erickson, D.H. (2015).  Borderline personality features, jealousy, and cyberbullying in adolescence.  Personality & Individual Differences, 83, 148-153.

    SHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS

    Erickson, D.H., Hollifield, C., Butler, E.A., Conger, K.J. (March, 2015).  From warmth to conflict: The role of siblings in adolescent self-esteem.  Poster presentation at the 2015 Society for Research in Child Development Bienniel Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

    Topcu, C., Erickson, D.H., Card, N.A., Bauman, S.A., & Erdur-Baker, Ö (2014).  Parental monitoring of online activity among Turkish and American adolescents.  Oral presentation submitted at the biannual meeting of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Izmir, Turkey. 

    Erickson, D.H., Card, N.A., & Bauman, S.A. (2014).  From the backyard to the schoolyard; Influences of sibling aggression on peer aggression.  Poster presentation at the 2014 Society for Research in Adolescence Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX.

    Bauman, S.A., Card, N.A., Erickson, D.H., Williams, T. (March, 2014).  Teachers and cyberbullying: Views and comparisons to students.  Paper presentation at the 2014 Society for Research in Adolescence Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX.

    Erickson, D.H., Card, N.A. & Bauman, S.A. (2013).  Parenting in cyberspace: What parents know and what they don’t.  Poster presentation at the 2013 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Seattle, WA.

    Topcu, C., Card, N.A., Bauman, S.A. & Erickson, D.H. (2013).  Self-other discrepancies in reports of cyberaggression and cybervictimization.  Paper presented at symposium at the 2013 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Seattle, WA.

    Bauman, S.A., Card, N.A.Erickson, D.H., & Williams, T. (2012).  Highlights from Wave 1 Data: A Prospective Longitudinal Study of the Emergence of Cyberbullying from Childhood to Adolescence.  Presentation at COST IS0801 International Conference on Cyberbullying, Paris, France.

    Erickson, D.H. & Day, R.D. (2011).  Fathers of flourishing families.  Poster presented at the anual conference of the Pacific Sociologial Association, Seattle, WA. 

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    Related Links

    Sonoran UCEDD (University Center for Excellence in Disabilities) - http://sonoranucedd.fcm.arizona.edu

    A Person-Centered Arizona - www.person-centeredaz.org

    http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jacy_Farkas

  • Family Studies and Human Development
    Emily Butler
    
    Publications

    Vargas, P. A., Flores, M., & Robles, E. (2014). Sleep quality and body mass index in college students: The role of sleep disturbances. Journal of American College Health62(8), 534-541.

    Selected Presentations 

    Flores, M., & A. Fonseca. (2016, January) The effects of hopelessness and marital status on insulin resistance in women. Poster presented at The Annual Meeting for The Society for Social Psychology and Personality, San Diego, CA

    Gouker, L.K, Flores, M., Butler, E.A. (2016, January) You make me sick: Daily stress mediates the relationship between protecting and changing with somatic symptoms. Poster presented at The Annual Meeting for The Society for Social Psychology and Personality, San Diego, CA.

    Flores, M., & Butler, E. A. (2016, January). 10 things I hate about you: daily negativity, partner influences and support, and daily eating habits. Talk presented at The Annual Meeting for The Society for Social Psychology and Personality, San Diego, CA.

    Flores, M., & Butler, E. A. (2015, May) Actor-partner emotion regulation and demand-withdraw behavior.  Talk presented at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Meeting, New York, NY. 

    Flores, M., Borders J., Butler, E.A. (2015, March) Weight maintenance in couples: positive and negative partner influences on BMI and percent body fat. Poster submitted to the American Psychosomatic Society Annual Meeting, Savannah, GA. 

    Flores, M, Swanson, H., Roberts, N. A., & Burleson, M. H. (2013, February) Sleeping together: marital satisfaction and the social context of sleep. Poster presented at The Happiness and Well-Being Pre-Conference, Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Conference, Austin, TX.

    Flores, M., Lara, G., Altholz, R. L., Jackson, S., & Vargas, P. A. (2013, April). Health in happiness: predictors of self-reported health in college students. Poster presented at The Western Psychological Association Annual Conference, Reno, NV.

     

  • Family Studies and Human Development
    Emily Butler
  • Family Studies and Human Development

     

    At the University of Airzona, Jose-Michael has recently completed his pre-candidacy. He has received the 2016 CALS Meritorious Graduate TA Award at the Master's Level. He also recently was recognized as a 2016 National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) Student Honors Scholar. His recent sole-authored theoretical brief: "Coneptualizing the Transformative Sibling Process: Toward a Framework for Understanding Alternative Coparenting Relationships in Diverse Family Systems" was published in the NCFR Report - Spring 2016 edition. He was also elected as the "Student and Early Career Representative to the Ethnic and Racial Issues Committee," as well as the "Early Career Council" of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD). Also, he was awarded the "2015 Family Therapy Section Outstanding Poster Award by a Student" from the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR). In addition, he was recently accepted as a "Teaching Mentorship Program Scholar" from the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), his teaching mentor is Dr. Amanda Wilcox-Herzog from California State University - San Bernardino.

    "Resilience" implies 'those' children & families. Success is simply about kids and people that refuse to give up or give in! ~Jose-Michael

                                     

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  • Family Studies and Human Development
    Melissa Barnett

     

    SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

    Kopystynska, O., Spinrad, T. L., Seay, D. M., & Eisenberg, N. (2016)The interplay of maternal sensitivity and gentle control when predicting children's subsequent academic functioning: Evidence of mediation by effortful control. Developmental Psychology, 52(6), 909-921. doi:10.1037/dev0000122

    SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS  

    Kopystynska, O., Paschall, K. W., & Barnett, M. A. (2016, November). Change and stability of parental conflict using person-centered approach. Poster presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN.

    Kopystynska, O., Spinrad, T. L., Seay, D. M., & Eisenberg, N. (2015, November). Marital satisfaction and parent-child relationship predict child affect. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference in Vancouver, BC.

    Kopystynska, O., Spinrad, T. L., Seay, D. M., & Eisenberg, N. (2015, March). Prospective relations of maternal gentle control to children’s effortful control and academic functioning: Moderation by sensitivity. Poster presented at 2015 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. 

    SELECTED FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

    Norton School of Family & Consumer Sciences Travel Grant, 2016

    Ruth Cowden Scholarship, 2016

    Graduate & Professional Student Council Travel Grant, 2016

    Norton School of Family & Consumer Sciences Travel Grant, 2015

    Graduate Access Fellowship, 2015

    SELECTED PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    National Council on Family Relations

    Society for Research in Child Development

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    Ann Mastergeorge
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    College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 2016 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

    The University of Arizona 2015 Centennial Graduate Achievement Award 

     

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    Pollitt, A. M., Grossman, A. H., & Russell, S. T. (in progress). The roles of coming out stress and social support on depression for bisexual women and men.

    Katz-Wise, S. L., Calzo, J. P., Li, G., & Pollitt, A. (2014). Same data, difference perspectives: What is at stake? Response to Savin-Williams and Joyner (2014a) [Letter to the editor]. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 44, 15-19.

    Curran, M. A., McDaniel, B. T., Pollitt, A. M., & Totenhagen, C. J. (in press). Gender, power, emotion work, and relationship quality: A daily diary study. Sex Roles. 

    Russell, S. T., Serido, J., Muraco, J. A., Pollitt, A. M., & Conger. K.J. (revision submitted). Financial stress and alcohol behaviors during young adulthood: Does an account with the bank of mom and dad help or hurt? Journal of Marriage and Family.

    Li, G., Pollitt, A.M., Russell, S.T. (2015). Depression and sexual orientation during young adulthood: Diversity and the role of gender nonconformity. Archives of Sexual Behavior.

    Russell, S.T. & Pollitt, A.M. (2013). A positive view of LGBTQ [Book review]. Journal of Family Theory & Review, 5, 239-242.

    Russell, S.T., Pollitt, A.M., Hoenig, J.M. (2015). The school environment for LGBTQ youth. International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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    Honors/Awards

    National Science Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship (2014-2017) $32,000.00, annually.

    Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship (2014). Honorable Mention.

    GPSC Travel Grant Award (2013). $500.00

    FSHD Travel Grant (2013). $200.00

    Graduate Access Fellowship (2013-2014). $10,000.00

     

     

  • Family Studies and Human Development
    Andrea Romero

     

    Tinker Field Research Grant, 2016

    Graduate & Professional Student Council ReaP Award, 2016

    Graduate & Professional Student Council Travel Award, 2016

    Society for Research on Adolescence, Travel Award, 2016

  • Family Studies and Human Development
    Melissa Barnett


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