Burkhart Award for Excellence in Research about Families Recipients

2019

Maria Venetis, Brian Lamb School of Communication, College of Liberal Arts; Lead author Helen Lillie
“He would never let me just give up”: Communicatively Constructing Dyadic Resilience in the Experience of Breast Cancer

Lillie, H. M., Venetis, M. K., & Chernichky-Karcher, S. M. (2018). “He would never let me just give up”: Communicatively Constructing Dyadic Resilience in the Experience of Breast Cancer. Health communication33(12), 1516-1524. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2017.1372049

2018

Patricia Thomas, Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
Do older parents’ relationships with their adult children affect cognitive limitations, and does this differ for mothers and fathers?

Thomas, P. A., & Umberson, D. (2017). Do Older Parents’ Relationships With Their Adult Children Affect Cognitive Limitations, and Does This Differ for Mothers and Fathers?. The Journals of Gerontology: Series Bhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbx009

2017

Karen Foli, Nursing, College of Health and Human Sciences
Post-adoption depression: Parental classes of depressive symptoms across time

Foli, K. J., South, S. C., Lim, E., & Jarnecke, A. (2016). Post-adoption depression: Parental classes of depressive symptoms across time. Journal of Affective Disorders, 200, 293- 302. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2016.01.049

2016

Steven R. Wilson, Communication, College of Liberal Arts
Dilemmas Families Face in Talking With Returning U.S. Military Service Members About Seeking Professional Help for Mental Health Issues

Wilson, S. R., Gettings, P. E., Hall, E. D., & Pastor, R. G. (2015). Dilemmas families face in talking with returning US Military service members about seeking professional help for mental health issues. Health communication,30(8), 772-783.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2014.899659

2015

Christie Sennott, Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
Low-Income Women’s Navigation of Childbearing Norms Throughout the Reproductive Life Course

James-Hawkins, L., & Sennott, C. (2014). Low-Income Women’s Navigation of Childbearing Norms Throughout the Reproductive Life Course. Qualitative health research, 1049732314548690.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732314548690

2014

Ximena Arriaga, Psychological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts
Filling the Void: Bolstering Attachment Security in Committed Relationships

Arriaga, X. B., Kumashiro, M., Finkel, E. J., VanderDrift, L. E., & Luchies, L. B. (2013). Filling the Void Bolstering Attachment Security in Committed Relationships. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 1948550613509287. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1948550613509287

2013

Aryn Dotterer, Human Development and Family Studies, College of Health and Human Sciences
Parenting, Race, and Socioeconomic Status: Links to School Readiness​

Dotterer, A. M., Iruka, I. U., & Pungello, E. (2012). Parenting, race, and socioeconomic status: Links to school readiness. Family Relations, 61(4), 657-670. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-3729.2012.00716.x