Cézanne Elias

Research Interests

Active learning, scholarship of teaching, digital education, community research, health and well-being

Biography

I completed my graduate training in Marriage and Family Therapy from Purdue University. My research focuses on how physical health, well-being, and activation impact the family system. My current work also includes the examination of best educational practices and pedagogical approaches to undergraduate teaching and learning. 

In the News

Selected Publications

  • Dobbs-Oates, J., Elias, C. M., Purcell, M.L., & Watkins, N.D. (2021). Experiential learning from home: The impact of COVID-19 on field-based practices. Susan Bulkeley Butler Center and ADVANCE Purdue Center for Faculty Success Working Paper Series. Navigating Careers in the Academy: Gender, Race, and Class. 3(3) Special Issue: Higher Education and COVID-19. Volume II: 56-66.

  • Ruiz, Y., MacDermid Wadsworth, S., Elias, C. M., Marceau, K., Purcell, Reddick, T. R., Richards, E. A., Schlesinger-Delin, E. (2020). Ultra-rapid development and deployment of a family resilience program during the COVID-19 pandemic; Lessons learned from Families Tackling Tough Times Together. Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health. doi: 10.3138/jmvfh-CO19-013

  • Elias, C. M. (2019). Cloe Madanes. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, & D. C. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy. Cham: Springer International Publishing.

  • Elias, C. M. (2019). Paul Watzlawick. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, & D. C. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy. Cham: Springer International Publishing.

  • Elias, C. M. (2019). John Weakland. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, & D. C. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy. Cham: Springer International Publishing.

  • Elias, C. M. (2019). Donald Jackson. In J. L. Lebow, A. L. Chambers, & D. C. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy. Cham: Springer International Publishing.

  • Shields, C. G., Griggs, J. J., Fiscella, K., Elias, C. M., Christ, S. L., Colbert, J., . . . Epstein R. M. (2019). The influence of patient race and activation on pain management in advanced lung cancer: The social and behavioral influences (SBI) study. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 34, 435-442. Impact Factor: 4.001

  • Elias, C. M., Shields, C. G., Griggs, J. J., Fiscella, K., Christ, S. L., Colbert, J., . . . & Epstein, R. (2017). The Social and Behavioral Influences (SBI) Study: Study design and rationale for studying the effects of race and activation on cancer pain management. BMC Cancer, 17, 1-11. doi:10.1186/s12885-017-3564-2

  • Karam, E. A., Clymer, S. R., Elias, C., & Calahan, C. (2014). Together face-to-face or alone at your own pace: Comparing traditional vs. blended learning formats in couple & family relationship coursework. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 41, 85-93.

Education

  • PhD, 2010, Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Purdue University

  • MS, 2005, Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Purdue University Calumet

  • BS, 2002, Human and Community Development, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

Courses Recently Taught

  • HDFS 100: Orientation to Current Issues in Human Development and Family Studies

  • HDFS 330: Sexuality and Family Life

  • HDFS 43030: Human Development and Family Studies Student Mentors

  • HDFS 454: Career Assessment and Professional Development

  • HDFS 455: Field Experience in HDFS

  • HDFS 458: Developmental and Family Science Capstone Internship

Honors

  • 2021, Jane S. Link Outstanding Teaching Award, College of Health and Human Sciences, Purdue University

  • 2021, Award for Exceptional Teaching and Instructional Support during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Digital Instruction Committee, Purdue University

  • 2021, Corps of Engagement Award for Families Tackling Tough Times Together Program, Steering Committee Member, Purdue University

  • 2021, Faculty Engagement Award for Families Tackling Tough Times Together Program, Steering Committee Member, College of Health and Human Sciences, Purdue University

  • 2020-2021, Teaching Leadership Award, Purdue University

  • 2019 - 2020, Teaching for Tomorrow Junior Fellow, Purdue University

Cezanne Elias
Clinical Assistant Professor

(PhD, Purdue University)

(Pronouns: she/her/hers)

Fowler Memorial House, Room 221
Purdue University
1200 West State St.
West Lafayette, Indiana  47907-2055

Phone: 765-494-2944
Fax: 765-494-0503
chaas@purdue.edu


Trainings:

   Safe Zone

  Green Zone

  Mental Health First Aid Instructor at Purdue

Curriculum Vitae

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