THE COHORT SEVEN FELLOWS 2017–2019
Gracelyn H. Cruden
PhD candidate, Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dissertation: "Group Model Building for Evidence Based Prevention Program Selection in North Carolina to Prevent Child Maltreatment"
PhD candidate, Social Work, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Dissertation: "Turnover in Child Welfare: Understanding job attachment and the quitting process among child welfare workers in Wisconsin"
Wendy R. Ellis
PhD candidate, Health Policy, George Washington University
Dissertation: "Building Community Resilience: A Public Health Approach to Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adverse Community Environments"
PhD candidate, Developmental Science, University of Maryland
Dissertation: "The influence of stress and social support on parenting behaviors among low-income families: mediational pathways to children's cognitive and social development"
Alysse Melville Loomis
PhD candidate, Social Work, University of Connecticut
Dissertation: "The possibilities of preschool as a protective factor to prevent child abuse and neglect: The role of teachers and parents in supporting early self-regulation and child wellbeing"
PhD candidate, Neuroscience, University of California, Los Angeles
Dissertation: "The impact of adversity on structural neurodevelopment: Neural correlates of abuse and deprivation in children and adolescents"
PhD candidate, Psychology, Human Development, and Public Policy, Georgetown University
Dissertation: "The Role of Head Start Parent Outreach and Classroom Quality in Promoting Positive Parent-Child Interactions"
PhD candidate, Applied Developmental Science, Colorado State University
Dissertation: "Latent Profiles and Trajectories of Family Resilience: A Strengths-Based Approach to Child Maltreatment Prevention and Promotion of Early Achievement"
PhD candidate, Public Health, University of South Carolina
Dissertation: "Helping Our Kids Thrive: Understanding and Effectively Communicating the Role of Protective Factors in Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences Through Policy Efforts"
PhD candidate, Clinical Science, University of Delaware
Dissertation: "The Effects of an Early Parenting Intervention, Attachment in Infancy, and Social information Processing on Maltreated Youth's Peer Relations in Middle Childhood"