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Kelly Rulison
Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Summary Statement

Dr. Rulison's work focuses on how peer networks shape substance use and related health-risk behaviors and how program developers can build more potent interventions and promote the diffusion of intervention effects.

Department
  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Education
  • Ph.D., 2010 Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University
  • M.A.S., 2009 Applied Statistics, Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S., 2005 Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University
  • B.A., 2001 Psychology, University of Rochester
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Office Address
204 Health and Human Development Building
Interests
  • peer relationships
  • substance use
  • social network analysis
  • adolescence and emerging adulthood
Professional Experience

 

Academic and Research Experience

  • Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Institutional Pre-doctoral Research Fellow, Prevention and Methodology Training Program, Funded by National Institute on Drug Abuse, T32-DA-017629
  • Research Specialist, Institute for Research in Cognitive Science, Language Development Lab, The University of Pennsylvania

Administrative Experience

  • Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Public Health Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Quantitative Methodologist, School of Health and Human Sciences, University of North Carolina at Greensboro