THE COHORT FIVE FELLOWS 2015–2017
Jenna Montgomery Armstrong
Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center
PhD, School Psychology, North Carolina State University
Dissertation: "Effectiveness of evidence-based parent training in reduction of maltreatment risk for young children experiencing homelessness"
Harvard School of Public Health & Mass General Hospital
PhD, Clinical Psychology, Duke University
Dissertation: "Intergenerational transmission of childhood maltreatment and its sequelae: The mediating role of postpartum depression"
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"
The University of Hawai'i at Manoa
PhD, 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
University of Maryland
PhD, 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"
Society for Research in Child Development, Office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
PhD, 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?"
Kelly Jedd McKenzie
Society for Research in Child Development, Department of Health and Human Services
PhD, Child Development, University of Minnesota
Dissertation: "Neural Correlates of Risk and Resilience following Childhood Maltreatment"
University of Pittsburgh
PhD, 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, 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"
Council for Large Public Housing Authorities
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"