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?"
Georgia Tech University
PhD, Public Policy, Indiana University
Uses large datasets and rigorous empirical methods to understand the intended and unintended consequences of public policies on child and family health and well-being
University of Illinois at Chicago
PhD, Social Welfare, University of Pennsylvania
Utilizing evidence to implement interventions, programs and reforms that effectively improve organizational processes and outcomes for children and families in the child welfare system.
PhD candidate, Sociology and Social Policy, Harvard University
Analyzing the perspectives and experiences of Child Protective Services stakeholders to support reforms addressing families’ persistent needs and promoting engagement between families and service providers.
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"
PhD candidate, Clinical Psychology, University of Kansas
Identifying the psychobiological factors implicated in risk and resilience processes in the development of health problems in maltreated children
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
PhD, Child Study and Human Development, Tufts University
Exploring the influence of early experiences on child development, including how development may be impacted by child care and home visiting, caregiver-child relationships, and adversity.
PhD, 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
Advancing the scientific understanding of engaging children and families in evidence-based treatment services to prevent child maltreatment and promote the well-being of all children.
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
Stanford University / Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
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"