University of ArizonaNorton School of Family and Consumer Sciences


Alysha N. Ramirez

Academic Program: 
Family Studies and Human Development
Degrees: 
M.S.
Hometown: 
Tucson, AZ
RESEARCH INTERESTS
Social development during adolescence (specifically peer relations)
Positive youth development in diverse populations
Quantitative research methods
Underserved populations
Program evaluation 
 

Visiting Scholar: University of California, Davis; Human Ecology Department (August 2015-present) Faculty Advisor: Dr. Adrienne Nishina

Co Principal Investigator: Virtue, Character, and the Golden Rule: Peer Relations in Roman Catholic Schools (2013-present) Co PI: Diana Meter, M.S.

Research Consultant: Kristine Moore, Ph.D. (2013-2015) Youth Development and Indicators Department, Child Trends Research Institute, Washington D.C.

Graduate Research Intern: Nicholas Carrington, M.P.H., Kristine Moore, Ph.D. (Summer 2013) Youth Development Department, Child Trends Research Institute, Washington D.C.

Principal Investigator: A daily diary text message approach to aggression and victimization-pilot (2012)

 

Minor: 
Applied Developmental Science and Quantitative Research Methods
Recent Accomplishments: 

Ramirez, A. N. (2015, March). A daily diary text message approach to researching peer relations in adolescence. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Moore, K.A.. Ramirez, A.N. (2015). Adverse childhood experience and adolescent well-being: Do protective factors matter? Child Indicators, 1-18.

Ramirez, A. N., Card, N. A., (2014, March). Benefits of Organized Activity Participation for Diverse Youth. Poster submitted to the 15th Society for Research on Adolescence Meeting, Austin, TX. 

Ramirez, A.N., Card, N.A., & Hodges, E.V.E. (2013, April). Directional patterns of aggression in multi ethnic classrooms. Symposium paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Seattle, Washington.

Ramirez, A.N., Card, N.A., & Meter, D.M. (2013, April). How frequency of extracurricular activity participation impacts aggression and victimization levels. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Seattle, Washington.

Ramirez, Alysha. (2014). Bullying and the Role of Parents (Frances McClelland Institute for Children, Youth, and Families ResearchLink, Vol. 6, No. 1). Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona

Harbin, V.A., Ramirez, A.N., Terzian, M., & Moore, K.A. (2014). An Analysis of State Underage Drinking Policies and Adolescent Alcohol Use. Washington, DC: Child Trends Research Institute

Moore, K. A., Caal, S., Carney, R., Lippman, L., Li, W., Muenks, K., Terzian, M., & Ramirez, A.N. (2014). Integrated Student Supports: Assessing the Evidence. Making The Grade, 3. Washington, DC: Child Trends Research Institute

Ramirez, A.N. (2014, April). Benefits of Activity Participation in a Diverse Sample [Web log comment]. Retrieved from http://www.s-r-a.org/announcements/blog/2014-04-30-benefits-activity-par...

Ramirez, A.N. (2014, April). Adolescence In Diverse Contexts: Poster Session Review [Web log comment]. Retrieved from http://www.s-r-a.org/announcements/blog/2014-04-09-adolescence-diverse-c...

Ramirez, A.N. (2014, February). Research on Other Ethnic Minority Groups Part 3: Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders [Web log comment]. Retrieved from http://www.s-r-a.org/announcements/blog/2014-02-11-research-other-ethnic...



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