University of ArizonaNorton School of Family and Consumer Sciences


Graduate Student Recent Accomplishments

Payal Anand
Family Studies and Human Development
Email: payala1@email.arizona.edu
Advisor: Andrea Romero, PhD
Dan Erickson
Family Studies and Human Development
Email: ericksondh@email.arizona.edu
Advisor: Emily Butler

SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS

Coyne, S.M., Jensen, A.C., Smith, N.J., & Erickson, D.H. (2016). Super Mario brothers and sisters: Associations between coplaying video games and sibling conflict and affection. Journal of Adolescence47, 48-59.

Stockdale, L., Coyne, S.M., Nelson, D.A. & Erickson, D.H. (2015).  Borderline personality features, jealousy, and cyberbullying in adolescence.  Personality & Individual Differences, 83, 148-153.

SHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS

Erickson, D.H., Hollifield, C., Butler, E.A., Conger, K.J. (March, 2015).  From warmth to conflict: The role of siblings in adolescent self-esteem.  Poster presentation at the 2015 Society for Research in Child Development Bienniel Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Topcu, C., Erickson, D.H., Card, N.A., Bauman, S.A., & Erdur-Baker, Ö (2014).  Parental monitoring of online activity among Turkish and American adolescents.  Oral presentation submitted at the biannual meeting of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Izmir, Turkey. 

Erickson, D.H., Card, N.A., & Bauman, S.A. (2014).  From the backyard to the schoolyard; Influences of sibling aggression on peer aggression.  Poster presentation at the 2014 Society for Research in Adolescence Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX.

Bauman, S.A., Card, N.A., Erickson, D.H., Williams, T. (March, 2014).  Teachers and cyberbullying: Views and comparisons to students.  Paper presentation at the 2014 Society for Research in Adolescence Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX.

Erickson, D.H., Card, N.A. & Bauman, S.A. (2013).  Parenting in cyberspace: What parents know and what they don’t.  Poster presentation at the 2013 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Topcu, C., Card, N.A., Bauman, S.A. & Erickson, D.H. (2013).  Self-other discrepancies in reports of cyberaggression and cybervictimization.  Paper presented at symposium at the 2013 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Bauman, S.A., Card, N.A.Erickson, D.H., & Williams, T. (2012).  Highlights from Wave 1 Data: A Prospective Longitudinal Study of the Emergence of Cyberbullying from Childhood to Adolescence.  Presentation at COST IS0801 International Conference on Cyberbullying, Paris, France.

Erickson, D.H. & Day, R.D. (2011).  Fathers of flourishing families.  Poster presented at the anual conference of the Pacific Sociologial Association, Seattle, WA. 

Jacy K Farkas
Family Studies and Human Development
Email: jkbell@email.arizona.edu
Advisor: Michele Walsh, PhD

Related Links

Sonoran UCEDD (University Center for Excellence in Disabilities) - http://sonoranucedd.fcm.arizona.edu

A Person-Centered Arizona - www.person-centeredaz.org

http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jacy_Farkas

Melissa Flores
Family Studies and Human Development
Email: maflor@email.arizona.edu
Advisor: Emily Butler

Publications

Vargas, P. A., Flores, M., & Robles, E. (2014). Sleep quality and body mass index in college students: The role of sleep disturbances. Journal of American College Health62(8), 534-541.

Selected Presentations 

Flores, M., & A. Fonseca. (2016, January) The effects of hopelessness and marital status on insulin resistance in women. Poster presented at The Annual Meeting for The Society for Social Psychology and Personality, San Diego, CA

Gouker, L.K, Flores, M., Butler, E.A. (2016, January) You make me sick: Daily stress mediates the relationship between protecting and changing with somatic symptoms. Poster presented at The Annual Meeting for The Society for Social Psychology and Personality, San Diego, CA.

Flores, M., & Butler, E. A. (2016, January). 10 things I hate about you: daily negativity, partner influences and support, and daily eating habits. Talk presented at The Annual Meeting for The Society for Social Psychology and Personality, San Diego, CA.

Flores, M., & Butler, E. A. (2015, May) Actor-partner emotion regulation and demand-withdraw behavior.  Talk presented at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Meeting, New York, NY. 

Flores, M., Borders J., Butler, E.A. (2015, March) Weight maintenance in couples: positive and negative partner influences on BMI and percent body fat. Poster submitted to the American Psychosomatic Society Annual Meeting, Savannah, GA. 

Flores, M, Swanson, H., Roberts, N. A., & Burleson, M. H. (2013, February) Sleeping together: marital satisfaction and the social context of sleep. Poster presented at The Happiness and Well-Being Pre-Conference, Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Conference, Austin, TX.

Flores, M., Lara, G., Altholz, R. L., Jackson, S., & Vargas, P. A. (2013, April). Health in happiness: predictors of self-reported health in college students. Poster presented at The Western Psychological Association Annual Conference, Reno, NV.

 

Ana Laura Fonseca
Family Studies and Human Development
Email: anafonseca@email.arizona.edu
Advisor: Emily Butler
Jose-Michael Gonzalez
Family Studies and Human Development
Email: jmgonzalez@email.arizona.edu
Advisor: Kirk A. Astroth, Ed.D. & Melissa A. Curran, Ph.D.
Sei Eun Kim
Family Studies and Human Development
Email: seieunkim@email.arizona.edu
Advisor: Andrea Romero, Ph.D.
Olena Kopystynska
Family Studies and Human Development
Email: kopystynska@email.arizona.edu
Advisor: Melissa Barnett

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Kopystynska, O., Spinrad, T. L., Seay, D. M., & Eisenberg, N. (2016)The interplay of maternal sensitivity and gentle control when predicting children's subsequent academic functioning: Evidence of mediation by effortful control. Developmental Psychology, 52(6), 909-921. doi:10.1037/dev0000122

SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS  

Kopystynska, O., Paschall, K. W., & Barnett, M. A. (accepted). Change and stability of parental conflict using person-centered approach. Poster to be presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN in November, 2016.

Kopystynska, O., Spinrad, T. L., Seay, D. M., & Eisenberg, N. (2015, November). Marital satisfaction and parent-child relationship predict child affect. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference in Vancouver, BC.

Kopystynska, O., Spinrad, T. L., Seay, D. M., & Eisenberg, N. (2015, March). Prospective relations of maternal gentle control to children’s effortful control and academic functioning: Moderation by sensitivity. Poster presented at 2015 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. 

SELECTED FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

Graduate & Professional Student Council Travel Grant, 2016

Norton School of Family & Consumer Sciences Travel Grant, 2015

Graduate Access Fellowship, 2015

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

National Council on Family Relations

Society for Research in Child Development

Chandni Parikh
Family Studies and Human Development
Email: parikhchandni@email.arizona.edu
Advisor: Ann Mastergeorge
Alexandria Pech
Family Studies and Human Development
Email: alexandriapech@email.arizona.edu
Advisor: Dr. Melissa Curran

 

The University of Arizona 2015 Centennial Graduate Achievement Award 

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program 2015 Honorable Mention

Amanda Pollitt
Family Studies and Human Development
Email: apollitt@email.arizona.edu
Advisor: Stephen T. Russell

Pollitt, A. M., Grossman, A. H., & Russell, S. T. (in progress). The roles of coming out stress and social support on depression for bisexual women and men.

Katz-Wise, S. L., Calzo, J. P., Li, G., & Pollitt, A. (2014). Same data, difference perspectives: What is at stake? Response to Savin-Williams and Joyner (2014a) [Letter to the editor]. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 44, 15-19.

Curran, M. A., McDaniel, B. T., Pollitt, A. M., & Totenhagen, C. J. (in press). Gender, power, emotion work, and relationship quality: A daily diary study. Sex Roles. 

Russell, S. T., Serido, J., Muraco, J. A., Pollitt, A. M., & Conger. K.J. (revision submitted). Financial stress and alcohol behaviors during young adulthood: Does an account with the bank of mom and dad help or hurt? Journal of Marriage and Family.

Li, G., Pollitt, A.M., Russell, S.T. (2015). Depression and sexual orientation during young adulthood: Diversity and the role of gender nonconformity. Archives of Sexual Behavior.

Russell, S.T. & Pollitt, A.M. (2013). A positive view of LGBTQ [Book review]. Journal of Family Theory & Review, 5, 239-242.

Russell, S.T., Pollitt, A.M., Hoenig, J.M. (2015). The school environment for LGBTQ youth. International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Jose Miguel Rodas
Family Studies and Human Development
Email: jmrodas@email.arizona.edu
Advisor: Andrea Romero, Ph.D

Honors/Awards

National Science Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship (2014-2017) $32,000.00, annually.

Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship (2014). Honorable Mention.

GPSC Travel Grant Award (2013). $500.00

FSHD Travel Grant (2013). $200.00

Graduate Access Fellowship (2013-2014). $10,000.00

 

 

Maura Shramko
Family Studies and Human Development
Email: mshramko@email.arizona.edu
Advisor: Andrea Romero
Shannon Warren
Family Studies and Human Development
Email: swarren6@email.arizona.edu
Advisor: Melissa Barnett


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