MacPhee, David

Courses: HDFS 6090, HDFS 6100
Research interests: Confluence of parenting and prevention science; social-cognitive processes (e.g., causal attributions, self-efficacy beliefs, knowledge) that contribute to competent versus abusive parental behaviors; ecological factors related to parenting such as poverty, social support, and culture

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Gonzalez-Voller, Jessica

Research interests: Multicultural issues in counseling; client outcome in inpatient and outpatient counseling clients; mindfulness interventions for individuals with health and their caregivers

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Carter, Ellison

Research interests: Air quality, exposure science, health impacts of air pollution, housing and the built environment, surface chemistry

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Miller, Ray

Research interests: Determinants and consequences of health disparities and social inequality; lasting impact of early health disparities; the welfare implications of health insurance; and the inequality of health and economic well-being among the elderly

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Brown, Samantha

Research interests: Behavioral health; child maltreatment; parent-child interactions; risk and resiliency; sleep; stress physiology.

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Foy, Brian

Courses: VSCS 5330
Research interests: defining concepts that govern blood meal acquisition and digestion by vectors, and parasite and arbovirus transmission from vertebrates to vectors and vice versa

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Mayer, Adam

Research interests: the interconnections between energy production and consumption, well-being and governance

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Yuma, Paula

Research interests: the effects of environmental, economic, and social characteristics of neighborhoods on the health and well-being of individuals

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Volckens, John

Research interests: combustion science, occupational health, aerosol technology and air pollution-related disease

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Stallones, Lorann

Dr. Lorann Stallones

Courses: PBHC 5160, PSCY 5170, PSCY 6000
Research interests: traumatic agricultural injuries, suicide among farmers, safety issues related to migrant farm workers in the US, and the relationship between pesticide exposures, mood disorders and adverse neurobehavioral outcomes

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Snodgrass, Jeffrey

Research interests: cognitive and (biocultural) psychiatric anthropology; stress and health; addiction; religion and ritual; virtual worlds; games and play; India (Dalits and Adivasis); ethnographic research methods

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Quirk, Kelley

Research interests: couple and family health, psychotherapy process and outcome, LGBTQ identity and experiences of resiliency and distress, danger signs of relational distress and violence

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Pena, Anita

Research interests: public sector economics, labor economics and economic development, as well as undocumented and documented immigration, public policy, poverty and agricultural labor markets

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Lucas-Thompson, Rachel

Research interests: how and why family relationships matter; mechanisms through which positive and negative qualities of marital relationships predict parent-child relations and child health

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Kwiatkowski, Lynn

Courses: ANTP 5200, ANTP 5400
Research interests: medical anthropology, gender violence, global health, international development processes, and hunger, particularly in Vietnam and the Philippines

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Hughes, Shannon

Research interests: the medicalization of human distress and the role of psychotropic drugs in managing our mental and emotional lives

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Henry, Kim

Courses: PSCY 6530
Research interests: developmental issues surrounding substance use, and the development, implementation, and evaluation of community-based interventions designed to prevent substance use among adolescents and young adults

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Chavez, Ernest

Research interests: assessment of ethnic/minority issues, substance use, adolescent issues and educational outcomes

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Browne, Katherine

Courses: ANTP 5050, ANTP 5320
Research interests: how economic life, moral frameworks, and social identities intersect, particularly in situations of cultural stress and change

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Biringen, Zeynep

Research interests: attachment, emotional availability, mindfulness, prevention/intervention science and parental alienation

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Barrett, Karen

Research interests: emotion regulation and “social emotions” (such as guilt and shame) during early development, and on cultural and other socialization influences on these processes

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