Funding Recipients

Lorene Burkhart Faculty Fellowship

  • 2020-2021: Trenton D. Mize, Sociology, Attenuating the Commitment Penalty: How Organizational Policies and Workplace Culture Affect Perceptions of Workers Who Take Parental Leave
  • 2019-2020: Jessica Lougheed, HDFS, Associations between Mothers’ and Adolescents’ Emotional Functioning and Internalizing Symptoms

Ann Hancook Faculty Fellowship

  • 2018-2019: Elizabeth Richards, Nursing, Stepping Out: A Pilot Study of Older Couples’ Paired Walking
  • 2015-2016: Aryn Dotterer, HDFS, Engaging Parents in STEM
  • 2013-2014: Steve Wilson, COMM, Complex Conversations: How Do Military Families Talk About Mental Health Concerns
  • 2011-2012: Elizabeth Hoffman, SOC, Workplace Lactation Support and Working Mothers’ Breastfeeding Success
  • 2010-2011: Heather Servaty-Sieb, Educational Studies, BRIDGe
  • 2008-2009: Carol Boushey, NUTR, Correspondence in Daily Diet Quality of Patients with Diabetes and Their Spouses
  • 2008-2009: Melissa Franks, HDFS, Correspondence in Daily Diet Quality of Patients with Diabetes and Their Spouses
  • 2005-2006: Ximena Arriaga, PSY, Psychological Consequences of Partner Violence: What Happens When Victims Deny or Justify Their Partner’s Violent Behavior
  • 2005-2006: Xinran Lehto, HTM, The Right Vacation for the Overworked: Examining the Buffering effect of Vacation Activities on Work Stress
  • 2004-2005: Barbara Mayfield, NUTR, Promoting Family Meals
  • 2004-2005: Connie Weaver, NUTR, Promoting Family Meals
  • 1998-1999: Fred Piercy, Qualitative Human Service Program Evaluation: Developing and Field Testing a Manual with Indina HIV Prevention Programs

Susan Kontos Faculty Fellowship

  • 2021-2022: Xiang Zhou, Counseling PSY/EDU, Burmese Refugee Adolescents’ Psychosocial Development: A Longitudinal Follow-up Study
  • 2017-2018: Zoe Taylor, HDFS, Does self-regulation buffer Midwestern Latino youth from mental health inequities resulting from stress exposure?
  • 2016-2017: Frank Snyder, H&K, Children’s first exposure to alcohol use: Sipping in family and community contexts
  • 2014-2015: Sharon Christ, HDFS, Child maltreatment in child development in context
  • 2012-2013: Oliver Wendt, SLHS,  Effects of a parent-implemented augmentative and alternative communication program for children with severe autism
  • 2009-2010: Jakob Jensen, COMM, Bi-lingual children as translators: How low income, Spanish-speaking families negotiate health literacy barriers
  • 2007-2008: Jennifer Dobbs, HDFS, Evaluation of Ready to Read program
  • 2005-2006: German Posada, HDFS
  • 2004-2005: Volker Thomas
  • 2002-2003: Volker Thomas, Web-based workshop in Family Systems Theory and Application for Head Start Workers

Edward V. and Mary E. McAllister Fellowship

  • 2021-2022: Christine McCall, Relationship Dynamics Across Multiple Time Scales and Multiple Transitions
  • 2013-2014: Jill Trumbell, Attachment Behavior and Representation across Early Childhood: Links to Maternal Behavior
  • 2009-2010: Elizabeth Munz, Communication as Preparation: Linking How Caregivers and Children Talk about the Transition to Kindergarten with Attachment Security
  • 2006-2007: Belinda Richardson
  • 2003-2004: Jackie Kelly Wheeler
  • 2001-2002: Stephanie Thurman
  • 2000-2001: Natashia Robbins
  • 1996-1997: Philip Mamalakis
  • 1995-1996: Fiona Innes
  • 1994-1995: Anne Prouty

Research Enhancement Grant

  • 2021-2022: AJ Schwichtenberg, HDFS, supporting Amy Janis, Sleep and Gross Motor Development within the Context of Elevated Autism Risk
  • 2020-2021: Kristine Marceau, HDFS, supporting Alishia Elliott, Biobehavioral Development Lab undergraduate research
  • 2019-2020: David Purpura, HDFS, supporting Meg Becker, Parent Math Anxiety and Mathematical Performance of Pre-K Children
  • 2018-2019: Kristine Marceau, HDFS, supporting Savannah Hottle, BIO, 25 Years of Puberty Research: A Bibliometrics Analysis
  • 2017-2018: A.J. Schwichtenberg, HDFS, supporting Anne Nanninga, PSY, Growing up with Dup15q and Angelmann Syndromes
  • 2016-2017: Sharon Christ, HDFS, supporting Anthony Adams, STAT, Child Maltreatment and Child Development in Context 
  • 2014-2015: Eliott Friedman supporting Alyssa Nowakowski
  • 2013-2014: Amber Seidel supporting Ashley Kite, Kaitlyn Plewniak, and Amanda Welch
  • 2008-2009: Carol Boushey supporting Leslie Cradler

Interdisciplinary Research Grant

Justice Family Nutrition Grant

Levien Family Policy Scholarship

  • 2020-2021: Christine McCall, HDFS
  • 2019-2020: Nayantara Nair, HDFS
  • 2018-2019: Elizabeth Coppola, HDFS
  • 2018-2019: Brittany Mihalec-Adkins, HDFS
  • 2017-2018: Keisha Bailey, HDFS
  • 2017-2018: Aura Ankita Mishra, HDFS
  • 2016-2017: Meghan Loeser, HDFS
  • 2015-2016: Elizabeth Wehrspann, HDFS

Family Policy Internship

  • 2014-2015 Elizabeth Wehrspann, HDFS
  • 2011-2013 Chanele Robinson
  • 2009-2011 Susan Laing
  • 2004-2005 Nina Philipsen Hetzner
  • 2004-2005 Karen Ruprecht
  • 2002-2003 Rebecca Sero-Lynn

Family Research Grant

Marthellan Ratcliff Van Scoyoc Memorial Fellowship (Now awarded by the College of Health and Human Sciences)

  • 2012-2013: Lisa Guntzviller, Interaction Goals, Parenting, and Language Brokering
  • 2012-2013: Katie Lowe, Parental Involvement in the College Transition
  • 2011-2012: Travis E. Dorsch, Parents’ Early Socialization through Organized Youth Sport
  • 2011-2012: Joellen Lewsader, Church-Sponsored Child Care: Association of Regulatory Level with Quality for Young Children
  • 2011-2012: Ting Lu, Mother-Child Conversations about Peers, Mother-Child Interaction, Children’s Social Knowledge, and Peer Competence
  • 2011-2012: Elizabeth Slaughterbeck, Intimate Partners’ Perception of OIF Veterans’ Combat Exposure and Satisfaction: Does Knowledge of Combat Act as a Buffer Longitudinally?
  • 2011-2012: Minghua Tan, The relationship between emergent literacy and early social emotional development in preschool children
  • 2010-2011: Michelle Finley
  • 2009-2010: Julie Newcamp, A Real-Time Sociological Study of How Organizations Apply New Laws
  • 2008-2009: Neelu Chawla, Couple and Family Responses to Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • 2007-2008: Kyong-Ah Kwon, Coparenting, Parenting, and Socio-Emotional Development in Toddlers
  • 2007-2008: Gwen Parks, When pink ribbons bind: The effect of breast cancer on mother-daughter relationships
  • 2006-2007: Jordana Hoegh
  • 2006-2007: Nilufer Kafescioglu
  • 2005-2006: Kamala Ramadoss
  • 2004-2005: Eric Brey
  • 2004-2005: Carrie Mathers
  • 2003-2004: Andrew Behnke
  • 2003-2004: Nithyakala Karuppaswamy
  • 2002-2003: Rajeswari Natrajan
  • 2001-2002: Megan Dolbin