THE COHORT FIVE FELLOWS 2015–2017
Jenna Montgomery Armstrong
PhD candidate, School Psychology, North Carolina State University
Dissertation: "Effectiveness of evidence-based parent training in reduction of maltreatment risk for young children experiencing homelessness"
PhD candidate, Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois-Chicago
Dissertation: "From District Policy to Youth Engagement: Incorporating Youth Perspectives into an Evaluation of the Chicago Public Schools’ Comprehensive Sex Education Policy"
PhD candidate, Social Work, Arizona State University
Dissertation: "Applying the ecological systems theory to a child welfare agency: Examining the association between organizational culture and climate and individual level factors"
Ericka M. Lewis
PhD candidate, Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis
Dissertation: "No Father Left Behind: Exploring Positive Father Involvement as a Protective Factor in the Prevention of Neglect and Adverse Child Outcomes"
PhD candidate, Applied Development and Educational Psychology, Boston College
Dissertation: "Two-Generation Approach to Promoting Children’s Emotional and Behavioral Regulation: Can Parent and Child Training Promote Child Well-Being and Improve Parent-Child Interactions?"
PhD candidate, Clinical Psychology, Pennsylvania State University
Dissertation: "Social Information Processing Deficits and Economic Stress in Rural Fathers: Informing Child Maltreatment Prevention with an Understudied Parent Population"
Alaska Department of Health and Human Services
PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Dissertation: "Quantifying methodological challenges in maltreatment research through novel data linkages, outcome classification, and exploratory risk-set modeling"
Judith C. Scott
PhD candidate, Applied Child Development, Tufts University
Dissertation: "Raising a Hand Against Young African American Children: The Effects on Mental Health Outcomes and Consideration of Moderating Cultural Factors"
Johns Hopkins University
PhD, Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dissertation: "Housing hardship among low-income families with children: Examining the role of tax benefits for relieving housing stress and improving family functioning"