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Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Summary Statement

Daily stress processes; adult development; family factors in mental health; work and family linkages; fatherhood; statistical techniques for measuring change.

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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Summary Statement

Sunhye Bai researches daily family processes that shape adolescent development, with a focus on family-based risk and protective factors for youth internalizing problems.

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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Administrative Support Assistant
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  • Administration
Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Marketing Communications Specialist
Summary Statement

Mary Campbell manages communications and marketing needs for the College of Health and Human Development, and specifically, the department of human development and family studies.  This includes website, social media, and writing and press coverage.

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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Professor-in-Charge, Undergraduate Programs
Summary Statement

Bo Cleveland’s interests center around individual differences in substance use and abuse as well as how individuals’ characteristics modify the impact of experiences on substance use and addictive behaviors.

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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Distinguished Professor, Human Development and Family Studies and Statistics
Director, Methodology Center
Summary Statement

Dr. Collins is a methodologist and intervention scientist.  She is the primary developer of the multiphase optimization strategy (MOST) for optimization of behavioral and biobehavioral interventions.  She has worked in both prevention and treatment.

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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Associate Professor of Human Development and Family
Associate Director, Child Maltreatment Solutions Network
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Director of HDFS World Campus Programs
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Associate Teaching Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Associate Professor of Teaching in Human Development and Family Studies
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Evidence-to-Impact Collaborative
Summary Statement

Dr. Crowley is a prevention scientist investigating how to optimize investments in healthy development—with a focus on preventive strategies to reduce substance misuse and delinquent behavior.

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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Research Professor of Health and Human Development
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Director of the Program for Translational Research on Adversity and Neurodevelopment, and President of the National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Karl R. Fink and Diane Wendle Fink Early Career Professor for the Study of Families
Pennsylvania State University
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Dr. Frances Keesler Graham Early Career Professor in Developmental Neuroscience
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Financial Manager
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Edna Peterson Bennett Endowed Chair in Prevention Research, Professor of Human Development and Psychology
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies and Sociology
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Internship Program Assistant
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Associate Teaching Professor in Human Development and Family Studies
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Academic Programs Coordinator
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Academic Advisor
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  • Advising
Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
Summary Statement

Lynn Martire’s research aims to identify the ways in which close relationships in adulthood affect health and chronic illness management, and the effects of chronic illness on close relationships. Dr. Martire teaches HDFS 418 and 546 (Family Relationships).

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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Internship Director
Summary Statement

Marc McCann's priority is to prepare undergraduate students for internships and careers in human services via coursework (455, 490, 495A, 495B) and connections with alumni and other professionals in the field.

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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Distinguished Professor of Human Development and Family Studies and Professor of Demography
Director, Social Science Research Institute
Associate Director, Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Distinguished Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Administrative Coordinator/Office Manager
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Director, Child Maltreatment Solutions Network
Principal Investigator NICHD P50 Capstone Center for Healthy Children
Summary Statement

Jennie G. Noll, Ph.D., is a professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Director of the Child Maltreatment Solutions Network, and PI of the NICHD P50 Capstone Center for Healthy Children.

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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Summary Statement

Zita Oravecz's research work has been focused on developing and disseminating innovative computational and statistical techniques for addressing questions related to emotional and cognitive functioning and development.

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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, and Psychology
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Bennett Pierce Professor of Caring and Compassion and Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Professor-in-Charge of the Graduate Program
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies/Department of Pediatrics
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Assistant Professor
Summary Statement

Studies education inequality and policy tools for its remediation.

 

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Director, Center for Healthy Aging

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Professor of Human Development and Psychology
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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Department Head
Professor of HDFS, Psychology, and Pediatrics
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Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Summary Statement

Dr. Tornello has three major research interests: Family, sexual orientation, and gender identity. The majority her work has focused on the role of family composition and parental sexual orientation and gender in the family system.

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  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS