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"
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?"
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"
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"
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
PhD, 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"
PhD candidate, Clinical Psychology, University of Oregon
Dissertation: "Using a Strength-Based Video Coaching Program to Promote Positive Parenting Practices and Prevent Child Maltreatment"
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"
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 candidate, 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"