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Family Studies and Human Development

Arizona Illustrated features story on our fathering course "Fatherhood 101"

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Check out the Arizona Illustrated story on our fathering course "Fatherhood 101" (FSHD 150B: Men, Fatherhood and Families: A Biocultural Perspective).

Check out the Arizona Illustrated story on our fathering course "Fatherhood 101" --The course will be taught again this summer (FSHD 150B: Men, Fatherhood and Families: A Biocultural Pers Read more »

Trio of Norton Faculty launch "The Little Book" for national publication

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The Little Book: A Beginner's Guide to Finding Your Rhetorical Voice helps students communicate with confidence in their speaking and writing. The material facilitates self-discovery and critical thinking as students learn to assess the validity of their ideas and express them with clarity and integrity.

The Little Book: A Beginner's Guide to Finding Your Rhetorical Voice helps students communicate with confidence in their speaking and writing. Read more »

News Contact: 
Richard Nelson Wood
Contact Email: 
rnwood@email.arizona.edu

Norton Associate Professors Weigh Economic Impact of Low Gas Prices

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Associate professor at the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, Anita D. Bhappu, Ph.D. and Sabrina V. Helm, Ph.D contribute to a discussion on the economic impact regarding lower gas prices.

 

Since Jan. 18, Tucson gasoline prices have dropped 6 cents per gallon, according to GasBuddy, a retail fuel pricing aggregate. Read more »

News Contact: 
Anita D. Bhappu, Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
abhappu@email.arizona.edu

FSHD Students Elected Representatives of Renowned International Organization

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Congratulations to Jose-Michael Gonzalez and Diana Meter who were elected to Student and Early Career representative offices in the Society for Research in Child Development, a prestigious international organization.

Congratulations to Jose-Michael Gonzalez and Diana Meter who were elected to Student and Early Career representative offices in the Society for Research in Child Development, a prestigious internat Read more »

NSF Grant Funds CALS Postdoc Student’s Research on LGBTQ Teen Alcohol Use

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Jessica Fish, a postdoctoral research associate in the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant at the beginning of fall semester 2014 for her research on the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ and minority teens.

Jessica Fish, a postdoctoral research associate in the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, rece Read more »

News Contact: 
Stephen T. Russell, Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
strussel@email.arizona.edu

Deirdre (DeeDee) Avery, MS, MPH

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Deirdre (DeeDee)
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Avery
Deirdre (DeeDee) Avery, MS, MPH
Evaluation Specialist
Frances McClelland Institute for Children, Youth and Families
650 N Park Ave
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0078
(520) 621-1742

Madeleine deBlois

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Madeleine
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DeBlois
Madeleine DeBlois
Research Scientist
Frances McClelland Institute for Children, Youth and Families
650 N Park Ave
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0078
(520) 621-1521

Linda Pallock

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Linda
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Pallock
Linda Pallock
Lecturer
Family Studies and Human Development
650 N Park Ave
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0078
(520) 621-1724

Danielle J. DelPriore, Ph.D.

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Danielle
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Delpriore
Danielle Delpriore
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Family Studies and Human Development
650 N Park Ave
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0078
(520) 621-0239

I received my Ph.D. Read more »

Areas of expertise: 
  • Evolutionary psychological processes
  • Influence of family relationships on risky decision-making
  • Health-relevant attitudes
  • Women's intrasexual competition
  • Functional nature of emotions
Subjects Taught: 
  • Social Psychology - Writing Emphasis 
  • Evolutionary Psychology
Select Publications: 

Hill, S. E., Prokosch, M. L., & DelPriore, D. J. (in press). The impact of perceived disease threat on women’s desire for novel dating and sexual partners: Is variety the best medicine?  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

DelPriore, D. J., Prokosch, M. L., & Hill, S. E. (in press).  The causes and consequences of women’s competitive beautification.  In M. Fisher (Ed.), Handbook on Women and Competition. New York:  Oxford University Press.

Hill, S. E., DelPriore, D. J., Rodeheffer, C. D., & Butterfield, M. E. (2014).  The effect of ecological harshness on perceptions of the ideal female body size: An experimental life history approach.  Evolution and Human Behavior, 35, 148-154.

DelPriore, D. J., & Hill, S. E. (2013). The effects of paternal disengagement on women’s sexual decision making:  An experimental approach. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 105, 234-246.

Russell, E. M., DelPriore, D. J., Butterfield, M. E., & Hill, S. E. (2013). Friends with benefits, but without the sex: Straight women and gay men exchange trustworthy mating advice. Evolutionary Psychology, 11, 132-147.

DelPriore, D. J., Hill, S. E., & Buss, D. M. (2012). Envy: Functional specificity and sex-differentiated design features.  Personality and Individual Differences, 53, 317-322. 

FSHD Faculty Member awarded AAFSAA 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award

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Congratulations to Jacqueline Larriva, who has been selected for the University of Arizona's Asian American Faculty, Staff and Alumni Association (AAFSAA) 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award. Read more »

Congratulations to Jacqueline Larriva, who has been selected for the University of Arizona's Asian American Faculty, Staff and Alumni Association (AAFSAA) 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award.

Contact Email: 
jlarriva@email.arizona.edu


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