THE COHORT FOUR FELLOWS 2014–2016
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
PhD, Social Work, University of Maryland-Baltimore
Dissertation: "Making it Happen: Understanding Factors Related to Improved Worker and Organizational Fidelity to a Child Maltreatment Prevention Program"
University of California-San Francisco
PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Oregon
Dissertation: "Validating Early Screeners for Insecure and Disorganized Infant-Mother Attachment: An Important Step Toward Connecting Families with Appropriate Early Interventions"
PhD, Education, Harvard University
Dissertation: "Early Identification of Risk and Resilience in Adolescents Exposed to Child Maltreatment: Neurobiological and Psychological Mechanisms"
University of Iowa
PhD, Social Welfare, The University of Kansas
Dissertation: "The Economic Conditions and Risk for Child Physical Abuse per Maternal Report: The Mediating Role of Parental Stress"
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
PhD, Special Education, University of Illinois
Dissertation: "Bridging Illinois’ Early Intervention and Child Protective Service
Systems: Understanding the needs of professionals serving abused children with disabilities."
Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago
PhD, Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dissertation: "Financial capability of foster youth: Understanding the role of financial capability in promoting financial stability and family functioning"
California State University, Los Angeles
PhD, Social Work, Howard University
Dissertation: "Exploring the Multiple Determinants of Father Involvement Among Non-Resident African American Fathers: A Mixed Methods Approach"
PolicyLab at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
PhD, Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
Dissertation: "Adolescent Mothers Involved with Child Welfare: The Intersection of Health and Maltreatment"
PhD, Family Studies and Human Development, The University of Arizona
Dissertation: "Risk & Resilience in Low-Income Families: Linking contextual risks, parenting style, and child socioemotional development and maltreatment"
PhD, Social Work, Boston University
Dissertation: "Promoting Well-Being in Military Families with Young Children: A Mixed-Methods Examination of the Construct of Parental Social Support during Deployment and Reintegration"