Dissertation Defenses

Soomi Lee

"Spending Too Little Time or Preceiving Too Little Time?: Linking Time Use, Perceived Time Adequacy, and Well-Being of Employed Parents"

Date: August, 2015

Committee: David Almeida (chair), Ann Crouter, Susan McHale, D. Wayne Osgood

Jacqueline Miller

"The Context and Consequences of Sexual Coercion towards South African Boys and the Impact of Enhancing the School Environment on School Sexual Climate and Coercion"

Date: June 16, 2015
Time 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Location: 312 BBH Bldg

Committee: Ed Smith (chair), Linda Caldwell, Rachel Smith, Donna Coffman

Elizabeth Munoz

"Stress, Cognition, and Aging: An Examination of Predictors and Mechanisms"

Date: May 8, 2015
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: 412 BBH Bldg

Committee: Martin Sliwinski (chair), David Almeida, Lesley Ross, Jennifer Graham-Engeland

Joche Gayles

"An Integrated Multidimensional Model of Individual Well-Being in Middle Adolescence: Examining Patterns of Well-Being, Gender Gaps, and Links to Social Status Outcomes in Young Adulthood."

Date: October 20, 2014
Time: 11:30-1:30
Location: 311 BBH Building

Committee: Mark Greenberg (chair) Doug Coatsworth, Stephanie Lanza, Peter Molenaar, Robert Nix

Yao Zheng

"Investigating Genetic Moderation of Intervention Effects on Adolescent Substance Use and Delinquency with Dynamical Systems Analysis."

Date: June 13, 2014
Time: 10:00 - noon
Location: 328 HHDev-East

Committee: H. Harrington Cleveland (chair), Peter Molenaar, Wayne Osgood, Ed Smith, Sy-Miin Chow, Debashis Gosh

Rebecca Madill

"How do Elementary School Teachers Shape Children's Social Development? A Study of Teacher's use of Seating Arrangements and Responsive Teaching."

Date: June 12, 2014
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Location: 328 HHDev-East Bldg

Committee: Scott Gest (chair), Donna Coffman, Wayne Osgood, Karen Bierman

Alexis Harris

"Promoting Educators' Social-emotional Competence, Stress Management, and Wellbeing through a School-based Contemplative Intervention: An Evaluation of Efficacy, Implementation Process, and Mechanisms."

Date: June 10, 2014
Time: 10:00 - noon
Location: 311 BBH Building

Committee: Mark Greenberg (chair), Celene Domitrovich, Scott Gest, Karen Bierman

Mary Jon Barrineau

"Emotions in Chronic Illness: The Good, The Bad, and the Balanced"

Date: June 10, 2014
Time 10:00 - noon
Location 412 BBH Building

Committee: Steve Zarit (chair), Lynn Martire, David Almeida, Jon Nussmaum, Cynthia Berg (outside member)

Katie Lawson

"Gendered Occupational Aspiration and Initial Occupational Choices: The Role of Parents and Children's Attributes during Middle Childhood"

Date: June 9, 2014
Time: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: 412 BBH Building

Committee: Ann Crouter (chair), David Almeida, Susan McHale, Rachel Smith

Emily Pressler

"Mind over Matter: Exploring intergenerational Links to Youth Educational Aspirations and Attainment"

Date: February 28, 2014
Time: 1:30-3:30 pm
Location: 328 HHD East

Committee: Scott Gest (co-chair), Daphne Hernandez (co-chair), Eric Loken, Marianne Hillemeier

Nicole Morgan

"Evaluating the Role of Parental Involvement in Public Preschool in Predicting the Development of Emergent Literacy Skills"

Date: February 27, 2014
Time: 12:00-2:00 pm
Location: 312 BBH Building

Committee: Scott Gest (chair), Douglas Coatsworth, Mark Greenberg, Paul Morgan

Bo-Ram Kim

"The Relations between Maternal Characteristics, Mothers' Emotional Availability During Infant Bedtimes, Infant Temperament, and Infant Social-Emotional Outcomes"

Date: February 17, 2014
Time:3:00-5:00 pm
Location: 1 North Henderson Bldg

Committee: Douglas Teti (chair), Michael Rovine, Bethany Bray, Cynthia Stifter, Alysia Blandon

Stephanie Bradley

"Adolescent Agency: A Conceptual Model, Measurement, and Construct Validity"

Date: October 2, 2013
Time: 12:00-2:00
Location: 1 North Henderson Bldg

Committee: Doug Coatsworth (chair), Linda Caldwell, Eva Lefkowitz, Daniel Perkins

Jessica Heckert

"Youth Migration and Youth Transitions: The Haitian Experience"

Date: August 19, 2013
Time: 2:30-4:30
Location: 707 Oswald Tower

Committee: Rukmalie Jayakody (chair), Susan McHale, D. Wayne Osgood, Kevin Thomas

Allison Reamy

"Perspecitives on Ethical Care for Older Adults: Exploring Personal Care and Family Support"

Date: August 8, 2013
Time: 1:00-3:00
Location: 412 BBH Building

Committee: Steven Zarit, Lynn Martire, Martin Sliwinski, Dennis Shea

Amanda Leggett

"Late-life Depression in Context"

Date: June 4, 2013
Time: 1:00-3:00 pm
Location: 001 Henderson

Committee: Steven Zarit, David Almeida, Douglas Coatsworth, John Graham,

Kaylin Green

"Too Much Time on their Hands: Predictors and Correlates of Productive Activities During College"

Date: May 14, 2013
Time: 1:00-3:00 pm
Location: 328 HHD East

Committee: Jennifer Maggs, Kathryn Hynes, Susan McHale, D. Wayne Osgood, Jeremy Staff

Bora Lee

"Motivational Patterns Related to Work and Family Lives and their Associated Outcomes:

Date: February 21, 2013
Time: 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Location: 001 Henderson Building

Committee: Peter Molenaar (Co-Chair), Fred Vondracek (Co-Chair), David Almeida, Jeremy Staff, Eric Porfeli

Fumiyuki Chin

"Cognitive and Socio-Emotional Developmental Competence in Premature Infants at 12 and 24 Months: Predictors and Developmental Sequelae"

Date: February 18, 2013
Time: 1:00-3:00 pm
Location: 101 HHDev-East Building

Committee: Douglas Teti (Chair), Michael Rovine, Cynthia Stifter, Kim Kopenhaver Doheny

Lauren Molloy

"A Within-Network Variability Approach to Understanding "Process" in Group-Based Intervention"

Date: July 27, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:00 noon
Location: S211 Henderson Bldg

Committee: Scott Gest (chair), Nilam Ram, Ed Smith, Wayne Osgood, Rachel Smith

Daniel Max Crowley

"Evaluating the Cost-Effectiveness of Real-World Prevention: Approaches for Estimating the Efficiency of Evidence-Based Programming"

Date: June 14, 2012
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: 102 Henderson South

Committee: Mark Greenberg (chair), Linda Collins, Ed Smith, Damon Jones, Donna Coffman, Meg Small, Dan Perkins

Kyungmin Kim

"Intergenerational Exchanges and Support in Family Contexts."

Date: May 21, 2012
Time: 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Location: S211 Henderson Bldg.

Committee: Steve Zarit (chair), Mike Rovine, David Eggebeen, Valarie King

Ian Lam

"Time Use as a Cause and Consequence of Youth Development."

Date: May 16, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: 605 Oswald Tower

Committee: Susan McHale (chair), Mike Rovine, Eva Lefkowitz, Alan Booth

Molly Countermine

"Conceptualizations and Determinants of Maternal Adaptation to Infant Sleep: Birth to Six Months."

Date: May 15, 2012
Time 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: S211 Henderson Bldg.

Committee: Doug Teti (chair), Fred Vondracek, Michael Rovine, Kristin Buss

Siwei Liu

"Modeling Psycho-Physiological Processes in Dyadic Interactions."

Date: May 11, 2012
Time: 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: 001 Henderson Bldg.

Committee: Mike Rovine (chair), Peter Molenaar, Susan McHale, Runze Li, Matthew Goodwin (special member)

Melissa Lippold

"Parental Monitoring and Early Adolescent Risky Behavior: A Person-Oriented Approach."

Date: May 8, 2012
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: S102 Henderson Bldg.

Committee: Mark Greenberg (chair), Linda Collins, Doug Coatsworth, Susan McHale, Elizabeth Farmer

Deborah Temkin

"Aggression and Victimization in a Late Elementary School Sample Identification and Relation to Friendship"

Date: May 7, 2012
Time: 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Location: S211 Henderson Bldg.

Committee: Scott Gest (chair), Mark Greenberg, Meg Small, Wayne Osgood, Dana Mitra

Jeong Eun Lee (JEL)

"Family Lives of Married Couples in Midlife."

Date: May 7, 2012
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: S211 Henderson Bldg.

Committee: Steve Zarit (chair), Lynn Martire, Michael Rovine, Jon Nussbaum