Kali S. Van Campen, a graduate research associate with the Department of Family Studies and Human Development and the McClelland Institute has been selected recipient of the Jessie Bernard 2010 Outstanding Contribution to Feminist Scholarship Paper award by the Feminism and Family Studies Section of the National Council on Family Relations. The annual award recognizes an outstanding graduate student or new professional who has published or is about to publish a paper using feminist frameworks and methodologies in research.
Van Campen was recognized for her project, “Family and Cultural Influences on Latina Adolescents’ Sexual Agency,” and will receive $750 for research expenses and travel funds to attend the NCFR’s national conference Nov. 3 – 6 in Minneapolis, Minn. Approximately 1,200 family professionals and researchers attend each year. NCRF, founded in 1938, is the oldest, multi-disciplinary nonpartisan professional organization focused solely on family research, practice and education.