THE COHORT SIX FELLOWS 2016–2018

 

Clinton Boyd, Jr.
PhD candidate, Sociology, Georgia State University

Dissertation: "Neighborhood Quality and Child Well-Being: Exploring How Neighborhood Characteristics Influence the Parenting Practices of Low-Income and Middle-Income African American Fathers"

 

Scott Brown
PhD candidate, Community Research and Action, Vanderbilt University

Dissertation: "Stable Housing, Stable Families, Resilient Children: Do housing interventions for families that have experienced homelessness have radiating effects on child well-being and child welfare system involvement?"

 

Lindsey Bullinger
PhD candidate, Public Policy, Indiana University

Dissertation: "More Money, Fewer Problems? The Impact of Income-Related Policies on Children's Well-being"

 

Christina DeNard
PhD candidate, Social Welfare, University of Pennsylvania

Dissertation: "Child Welfare Caseworker Referrals: The A Pivotal Role in the Uptake of EBPs"

 

Andrea Eastman
PhD candidate, Social Work, University of Southern California

Dissertation: "An Examination of Child Protective Service Involvement among Children Born to Young Mothers in Foster Care"

 

Julia Fleckman
PhD candidate, Public Health, Tulane University

Dissertation: "Exploring Socio-Ecological Supports to Promote Healthy Child Development and Reduce Risk for Child Physical Abuse"

 

Kelley Fong
PhD candidate, Sociology and Social Policy, Harvard University

Dissertation: "Protection from Child Protection: How Poor Urban Mothers Understand and Strategize Around the Child Welfare System"

 

Alison Giovanelli
PhD candidate, Developmental Psychopathology and Clinical Science, University of Minnesota

Dissertation: "Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adult Well-Being: The Impacts of an Early Childhood Intervention Program"

 

Lindsay Huffhines
PhD candidate, Clinical Psychology, University of Kansas

Dissertation: "Maltreatment, Family Environment, and Health Outcomes in Foster Youth: A Longitudinal Latent Class Analysis"

 

Rachel Katz
PhD candidate, Child Study and Human Development, Tufts University

Dissertation: "Child Care as a Protective Factor for At-Risk Young Children: Potential Mechanisms and Long-Term Outcomes"

 

Melissa Marquardt
PhD candidate, Clinical Psychology, University of Oregon

Dissertation: "Using a Strength-Based Video Coaching Program to Promote Positive Parenting Practices and Prevent Child Maltreatment"

 

Anika Schenck-Fontaine
PhD candidate, Public Policy, Duke University

Dissertation: "Parenting in Times of Economic Recession"

 

Jennifer Daer Shields
PhD candidate, Clinical Psychology, Oklahoma State University

Dissertation: "Protecting our Children through Family Engagement: An Evaluation of Factors Influencing Participant Attrition in the Treatment of Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior"

 

Kate Stepleton
PhD candidate, Social Work, Rutgers University

Dissertation: "Health Care Case Management as a Preventive Intervention: Examining Effects on Child Welfare Outcomes Mediated by Behavioral Health Care Access"

 

Lindsey E.G. Weil
PhD, Clinical Psychology, Northwestern University

Dissertation: "Prevention of Accidental, Sleep-Related Infant Deaths: Current Sleep Practices, Caregiver Beliefs, and Promotion of Safe Sleep Practices through Effective Preventive Interventions"