Name Document Title Publisher Date

Bae, Dayoung

*K.A.S. Wickrama

Heterogeneity in Patterns of Romantic Relationship Dissolution in Young Adulthood: Developmental Precursors and Health Consequences

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Fall

2016

Heintzman, Callie

*Bales, Diane

Navigating Diabetes: A Resource for Adolescence with Diabetes

MS Thesis

University of Georgia

Summer

2016

Dockter, Taylor Paige Adams

*Ted Futris

The Impact of Sex and Relationship Education Programming with Foster Youth

MS Thesis

University of Georgia

Summer

2016

Mallette, Jacquelyn

*Ted Futris

Promoting Resilience Among Vulnerable Families:  An Examination of the Relationship Between Coparenting, Father Involvement,and Maternal Functioning

Ph.D. Dissertaion

University of Georgia

Summer

2016

McCoy, Megan

*Jerry Gale

Financial Ambiguity in Military Couples

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring

2016

Muruthi, Bertranna

*Maria J. Bermudez

Afro-Caribbean Mother-Daughter Relationship and its Association to Aculturation, Transnational Behavior, Generational Status, Risk Communication and Risk Behavior

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring

2016

Spivey, Savannah Elizabeth

*Denise Lewis

Conflict and care: Mixed-methods research of Isaeli healthcare providers and Syrian patients and their caregivers

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring

2016

Shipley, Madeline

*Geoffrey Brown

Father-child attachment stability: Moderating effects of paternal depressive symptoms and stresful life experiences

MS Thesis

University of Georgia

Spring

2016

Waser, Katie

*Laura McKee

Understanding the role of caregivers of hospitalized children: Perceptions of Child Life Specialists and the development of a guide for caregivers

MS Thesis

University of Georgia

Spring

2016

Kim, Jihyoung

*K.A.S. Wickrama

Early Mother-Child Attachment Quality, its Antecedents, and Consequences: Testing Process-Oriented Models

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Fall

2015

Lee, Tae Kyoung

*K.A.S. Wickrama

The Influence of Life Transition Patterns on the Continuity and Change in Psychopathology from Adolescence to Young Adulthood and Their Precursors

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Fall

2015

Cho, Junhan

*Steven Kogan

Genetic Moderation of Community and Family Level Environments: Extending the Bioecological Model

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Summer

2015

Mitchell, Christina

*Diane Bales

Parents' Use of Online Child Care Licensing Reports as Part of Child Care Decisions in the State of Georgia

MS Thesis

University of Georgia

Summer

2015

Stinson, Morgan

*Maria Bermudez

In Search of Peace: The Role of Peacebuilding in Intimate Relationship

Ph.D Dissertation

University of Feorgia

Fall        2014

Duncan , Jenee

*Chalandra Bryant & Ted Futris

The Role of Depressive Symptoms, Partner Emotional Expression, and Couple Interactions on Marital Quality

MS Thesis

University of Georgia

Summer 2014

Hicks, Megan

*Chalandra Bryant

Examining the Association Between Family Relationships and Depressive Symptoms Among African American Stepfathers

MS Thesis

University of Georgia

Summer 2014

Waring, Kaitlin Campbell

*David Wright

Social Learning Theory and Child Academic Anxiety

MS Thesis

University of Georgia

Summer 2014

Varughese George, Deepu

*Jay Mancini

Physical Activity and Community: A Longitudinal Study on the Influence of Neighborhood, Social Integration and Social Participation on Physical Activity

Ph.D Dissertation

University of Georgia

Summer 2014

Tolentino, Dianne

*Hui-Chin Hsu

Preschoolers' Self-Distraction: Role of Maternal Regulation and Child Characteristics

MS Thesis

University of Georgia

Spring 2014

VanGelder, Sienna

*Diane Bales

Examining the Impact of Famiy Newsletters on the Breakfast Consumption Habits of Preschool Children and Families

MS Thesis

University of Georgia

Spring 2014

Desandre, Carolynn Anne Delgreco

*Charlotte Wallinga

The Effects of Centering in Care on Self-Management of Type II Diabetes in Medically Undeserved Co-Residing Adults

Ph.D Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring 2014

Nancoo, Carla Paulette

*David Wright

Authoring Our Stories: A Narrative Inquiry Exploring the Intergenerational Transmision of Ethnic Identity among Three Generations of African American Women

Ph.D Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring 2014

Lee, Yen-Lin

*Denise Lewis
The Effects of Caregiver Support Services on Relieving Caregiving Strain in Older Adults

MS Thesis

University of Georgia

Fall 2013

Li, Pei-Fen

*Jerry Gale
Reentry Experiences and Professional Developments of International Marriage and Family Therapy Graduates in Taiwan

Ph. D Dissertation

University of Georgia
Fall 2013

Richardson, Evin

*Leslie Gordon Simons

Sense of Entitlement as a Link Between the Influence of Indulgent and Inconsistent Parenting on the Perpetration of Sexual Coercion

MS Thesis

University of Georgia
Summer 2013

Dove, Meghan

*David Wright
Parent Involvement: The Impact of Community Connections and Technology

Ph.D Dissertation

University of Georgia
Summer 2013

Marshall, Lindsay

*David Wright

The Influence Parents’ Attitudes, Subjective Norms, Perceived Behavioral Control, and Intentions Have on the Timing and Introduction of Complementary Foods: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior

Ph.D Dissertation

University of Georgia
Summer 2013

Hjelmstad, Lyndsey

*David Wright
Emotion Work Performance and Division in Married Couples: Links to Marital Satisfaction

MS Thesis

University of Georgia
Spring 2013

Allen Weas Barton

*Ted Futris

Investigating How External Stress Does (And Does Not) Impact Marital Functioning and Outcomes: Mechanisms of Influence and Protective Couple Processes

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring 2013

Hao-Min Chen

*Denise Lewis

Chinese Grandparents and Their Adult Children in the United States: Influences of Culture on Intergenerational Relations and Elders' Well-Being

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring 2013

Rachel Joy Hagues

*Mick Coleman

Community Solutions to Gender Discrimination of Ukerewe Schoolgirls

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring 2013

Amber Brewer-Willis

*Lynda Walters

Integrating Developmental Factors into the Theoretical and Empirical Advancement of Family-Systemic Psychotherapy with Children

Ph.D. Dissertation

Unversity of Georgia

Fall 2012

Josephine Arum Kwon

*Hui-Chin Hsu

Linking Parental Autonomy Support and Parental Structure to the Development of Inhibitory Control in Four Year Olds

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Fall 2012

Donna Lynn Hancock

*Leslie Gordon Simons

Predicting the Risk of Teenage Pregnancy Among African Americans: An Investigation of a Social Contextual Model

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring 2012

Boh Young Lee

*Jerry Gale

Early Literacy Development in Toddlerhood

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring 2012

Emily Smith

*Leslie Gordon Simons

Identifying Mediators in the Relationship between Family of Origin Hostility and Experiences of Sexual Coercion

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Spring 2012

Tara Sutton

*Leslie Gordon Simons

The Intergenerational Transmission of Violence:  Examining the Mediating Roles of Attachment and Destructive Disagreement Beliefs

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Spring 2012

Lisa Zak-Hunter

*Lee Johnson

The Relationship Between Perceived Partner Behaviors and Eating Disorder Symptomology

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring 2012

Tiffiany Michele Aholou

*Jerry Gale

A Sign of the Times:  African-American Seminarians' Attitudes, Perceptions and Knowledge about HIV and Mutual HIV Testing in Intimate Relationships

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Fall 2011

Latrina Marie Slater

*David Wright

Exploring Fidelity:  What Makes Families Respond to Prevention Programs?

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Fall 2011

Leslie Gladney

*Jay Mancini

Exploring Gender Similarities and Differences of Adolescents' Perceptions of their Experiences Throughout the Phases of Parental Military Deployment

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Summer 2011

Jisoo Hong

*Charlotte Wallinga

Family Involvement in Pre-School Children's Health: A Pilot Study of a Family Backpack Program

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Summer 2011

Antoinette Landor

*Leslie Gordon Simons

Differential Effects of Skin Tone on Life Chances Outcomes and Experiences:  Examining the Impact of Colorism and Racism on African Americans

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Summer 2011

Alexandra Pocock

*Steve Kogan

The Link Between Perceived Racial Discrimination and Risky Sex in Rural African American Adolescent Men

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Summer 2011

Meghan Dove

*Charlotte Wallinga

Head Start Children's Literacy Predictors:  Home Environment, School Environment, and Family Resources

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Spring 2011

Kelly Stidham Kennedy

*Stephanie Burwell

Medical Family Therapy with Adult Rural African American Medi Patients Coping with Chronic Disease Management and Control

Ph.D./MFT Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring 2011

Genise Vertus

*Lynda Walters

Multicultural Messages in a Picture Storybook: Conceptions of Three- and Four-Year-Old Children

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Spring 2011

Bailey Parlow Chambers

*Charlotte Wallinga

The Coping Processes of Young Adult Daughters of Women with Breast Cancer

MS/CL Thesis
University of Georgia

Fall 2010
Marissa Stone 
*Ted Futris
The Impact of a Resource Guide on New Mothers' knowledge, Self-Efficacy and Stress

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Fall 2010

Lauren Shinn    

*Charlotte Wallinga

The Role of Familial Support on Adolescent Mothers' Parental Competency and Risk for Depression

MS/CL Thesis

University of Georgia

Fall 2010

Katy Gregg       

*Zolinda Stoneman

The Juxtaposition of Qualtiy and Inclusion in Early Childhood Education

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Summer 2010

Kelly Wagner     

*Charlotte Wallinga

An Exploratory Study of Preschool Teachers' Behaviors During Children's Outdoor Play

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Fall 2009

Michele Parker       

*Lee Johnson

Adult Attachment and Symptom Distress:  A Dyadic Model of Couples in Therapy Ph.D. Dissertation University of Georgia Fall 2009
Bobbee Seldin
*Ted Futris
The Nature of Parent-Adolescent Communication About Sex and Relationships

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Summer 2009
Luciana Silva 
* David Wright
“What’s Different Becomes Normal:” A Phenomenological Investigation of Relational Identity and Cultural Negotiation in Intercultural Relationships.

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Summer 2009
Antoineter Landor 
*Leslie Gordon Simons
The Influence of Religiosity on Adolescent Risky Sexual Behavior

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Spring 2009
Kalli Lewis 
*Charlie Wallinga
Exploring Support Systems of Fathers of Children with Chronic Medical Conditions

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring 2009
Ruth Neustifter 
*Denise Lewis
Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence in Nonviolent Romantic Relationships

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Spring 2009

Kelly Kennedy        

*Stephanie Burwell

Sexual Dysfunction in Young Women with Breast Cancer

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Fall 2008

Lindsay Marshall    

*David Wright

Everything I Know I Learned in Preschool:  A Look at How Three-to-Five Year-Olds Categorize Foods into Food Groups

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Fall 2008

Melissa Scott     

*Mariana Souto-Manning

Negotiating Social Interactions in an American Early Education Classroom:  The Case of a Bicultural and Bilingual Toddler

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Fall 2008

Lisa Zak-Hunter    

*Stephanie Burwell

The Initiation of Couple Relationship Discussions Among Young Women with Breast Cancer

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Fall 2008

Shannon Miller    

*Lynda Waters

Coming Out to Family and Community:  Narratives of African American Lesbians

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Fall 2008

Ji Hyun Sung          

*Hui Chin Hsu

Individual Differences in 4-Year-Olds' Theory of Mind:  Contributions of the Pragmatic Functions of Collaborative Mother-Child Communication

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Fall 2008

Jamie Dice            

*Lynda Walters

A Piagetian Approach to Infant Referential Behaviors

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Summer 2008

Katy Gregg              

*Zolinda Stoneman

School-Family Communication in Early Childhood Special Education

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Summer 2008

Kathryn Klock-Powell

*Jerry Gale

The Difference Between Men and Women's Violence:  The Role of Acceptance of Violence in the Intergenerational Transmission of Partner Violence

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Summer 2008

Bowden Templeton 

*Stephanie Burwell

Partner Adjustment and Response to Younger Women with Breast Cancer

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Summer 2008

Kelly Campbell     

*David Wright

The Meaning of 'I Do': A Mixed Methods Examination of Newlyweds' Marital Expectations

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring 2008

Theresa Glasheen  

*David Wright

Qualtiy of Peer Relationships in Adolescents with Same-Sex Parents

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Spring 2008

Abby Hardgrove   

*Lynda Walters

The Remains of the Day:  Family Resilience in Liberian Families Living in Ghana

M.S. Thesis

University of Georgia

Spring 2008

Hamida Jinnah     

*Zolinda Stoneman

Needs Assessment of Inclusive Child Care for School Age Children with Disabilities:  Parentsl and Providers' Perspectives

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring 2008

Rachel Tambling    

*Lee Johnson

Expectancy Effects in Couple Therapy

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring 2008

Catherine Arndt    

*Leslie Simons

Identifying Mediating Mechanisms in the Relationship between Attachment Style and Ricky Sexual Behaviors

M.S. Thesis    

University of Georgia

Fall 2007

Nicole Childs            

*Lee Johnson

Female Perceptions of Marriage Before and After Bariatric Surgery

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Fall 2007

Jennifer Conley       

*Leslie Simons

Preferences in Mate Selection for Colleg Students:  A 10 Year Follow-up

M.S. Thesis    

University of Georgia

Fall 2007

Jennifer Near        

*David Wright

Father-Son Relationship Quality and Its Association with Gender Role Stress, Aduly Relationship Satisfaction, and Parental Behaviors

M.S. Thesis    

University of Georgia

Fall 2007

Ryan Peterson         

*Leslie Simons

The Effect of Sibline Delinquency on Risky Behavior during Emerging Adulthood:  An Investigation of the Mediating and Moderating Influences

Ph.D. Dissertation  

University of Georgia

Fall 2007

Desiree Seponski    

*Denise Lewis

Transmission of values between a Group of Grandmothers and Adult-Granddaughters: A Bi-directional Approach

M.S. Thesis  

University of Georgia

Fall 2007

Shayne Anderson  

*Lee Johnson

The Therapeutic Alliance in Couples Therapy: An Examination of Actor and Partner Effects of the Alliance on Distress

Ph.D. Dissertation 

University of Georgia

Summer 2007

Kristi Hughes 
*David Wright

Summer Camp Staff Development: A Qualitative Study of Work Group Cohesion

M.S. Thesis 
University of Georgia

Spring 2007
John Nerswick 
*Zolinda Stoneman
"Treat Me Like I've Got Some Kind of Ability":  Perspectives of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities of Their Communication with Direct Support Professionals Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia
Spring 2007
Christine Olson 
*Pat Bell-Scott
An Exploratory Study of Women's Experiences of Parental Divorce Ph.D. Dissertation 
Univerity of Georgia
Spring 2007

Jessica Patricia Ann Anderson 
*David Wright

Hoping She Will Right My Wrong: An Exploration of What Mothers Say to Their Adolescent Age Daughters About Their Own Experiences with Sexual Development  

M.S. Thesis 
University of Georgia

Fall 2006
Cady Berkel 
*Velma McBride-Murray
Evaluating the Strong African American Families Program: A Culturally Competent Preventive Intervention for Rural African American Adolescents Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia
Fall 2006
Angela Rose Black 
*Velma McBride-Murray
Re-examining Health Disparities Among African America Women:  Implications for Stree-coping Behaviors and Role Responsibilities in the Lives of African American Mothers Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georiga
Fall 2006
Terri Earl-Kulkosky 
*Patricia Bell-Scott
Heavy Weights: An Exploration of Emotional Linkages to Overeating and Obesity in African-American Women Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia
Summer 2006
Julie Askew 
*David Wright
Let it be Final how I want it to be Final: An Exploration of Women's Attitudes to, and Experiences of Hysterectomy and Myomectomy Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia
Spring 2006
Jennifer Cook 
*Gene Brody
Linking African-American Fathers' Religiosity, Intimate Partner Relationship Quality, and Parenting to the Development of Children's School Engagement and Problem Behavior Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia
Spring 2006
Sheryl Lash 
*Lynda Walters
Internalized Conformity and Self-Esteem: Parents, Autonomy, and Conformity Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia
Spring 2006
Judith Perry 
*Mick Coleman
Elements of Emotional Stress in Parents of Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Implications for Clinical Practice Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia
Spring 2006

Maria Irma Alvarado
*Zo Stoneman

An Analysis of the Participation of Mothers of Mexican Origin in their Children's early Intervention Program

Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia

Fall 2005

Meaghan Andrews 
*Charlotte Wallinga

Childcare Provider Knowledge and Self-Reported Comfort in Caring for Children with Asthma

M.S. Thesis 
University of Georgia

Fall 2005

Christine Marie Campbell 
*Charlotte Wallinga

Asthma in the Child Care Center: Care Provide Knowledge and Efficacy

M.S. Thesis 
University of Georgia

Spring 2005

Kate Fogarty
*Lynda Walters

Long-Term Effectiveness of Early Intervention: Testing a Mediator Model of Adolescent Risk

Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia

Spring 2005

Jennifer Gonyea 
*David Wright

Alone in a Crowded Room; An Exploration of Family Time Expenditure and Investment Related to Computer Use

Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia

Spring 2005

Megan Janke 
*Adam Davey

Predictors and Consequences of Leisure Behavior in Later Life

Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia

Spring 2005

Nina Lyon Jenkins
*Patricia Bell-Scott

Black Mothers; Understanding their Lives - Centering their Experiences

Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia

Spring 2005

Virginia Leigh Robinson 
*Mick Coleman

Predicting Informal Child Caregiver Turnover: What can demographics tell us?

Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia

Spring 2005

Neli Stoyanova 
*Lynda Walters

Acculturation, Health Locus of Control, and Smoking Tobacco in Cuban-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American Youth in the United States

M.S. Thesis 
University of Georgia

Spring 2005

Carla Abshire
*Lynda Walters

Dimensions of Credibility: Juror Perceptions of Children's Credibility

Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia

Fall 2004

Caroline Almand
*Zo Stoneman

Parenting Daily Hassles and Parents of Children with Disability: Relationship to Maternal Efficacy, Maternal Satisfaction, and Social Support

M.S. Thesis 
University of Georgia

Fall 2004

Amanda Hubbard 
*Charlie Wallinga

Evaluating the Cardiac Camp Experience: Development of the Hubbard Camp Outcome Scale

M.S. Thesis 
University of Georgia

Fall 2004

Danielle Larkins 
*Mick Coleman

An exploration of Family or Origin and Contextual Influences on African-American Women's Perception of Men and Their Experience of Romantic Relationships

M.S. Thesis 
University of Georgia

Fall 2004

Robyn Mowery 
*Jerry Gale

Understanding Ethical Decision-Making in Marriage and Family Therapy: An Ontological Hermeneutic Analysis

Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia

Fall 2004

Gwendolyn Pugh 
*Zo Stoneman

Parenting Style, Maternal Efficacy and Impact of Childhood Disability on the Family and Mother of Children with Disability

M.S. Thesis 
University of Georgia

Fall 2004

Jyoti (Tina) Savla 
*Adam Davey

Effects of Missing Data on Statistical Power to Detect Change in Family-Based Preventive

Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia

Fall 2004

Amy Diane Hugh Simmon 
*Charlie Wallinga

Perceived Knowledge and Interest of Child Care Professionals in Child Care Training

Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia

Fall 2004

Lisa Belliston
*Adam Davey

Dyadic and Longitudinal Approaches to Parent-Child Relationships in Late Life: A Contingent Exchange Perspective

Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia

Fall 2003

Angela Black
*Velma McBride Murry

African American maternal psychological functioning: The impact of racism, personal stressors, and social support

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Fall 2003

Lakeisha Bland
*David Wright

Factors affecting the training needs and barriers of school-age care administrators

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Fall 2003

Tracey Leigh Daniels
*Lynda Walters

Noncustodial father involvement and child competence following divorce: Does consistency matter?

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Fall 2003

Amanda Knapp
*Lynda Walters

Intergenerational transmission of creativity: Interrelations of parent creativity, child creativity and home environment

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Fall 2003

Cheryl Neale
*Charles Halverson

Perceived sibling compatibility and the effects of personality

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Fall 2003

Dionne Stephens
*Lynda Walters

Influence of female sexual scripts depicted in hip-hop on African American young adolescent understanding of sexuality

Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Fall 2003

Leanna Marie Thomas
*Charlie Wallinga

Biographical, Work, Family, and Social Support Variables Related to Burnout in County Extension Agents in Georiga

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Summer 2003

Scott Reamy Miller
*Gene Brody

Shyness, Social Acceptance, and Self-Esteem in Early Adolescence: Interrela and the Role of Parents Problem Solving.

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Summer 2003

William Richard Scott
*Jerry Gale

A Heuristic Inquiry into a Support Model of Leadership

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Summer 2003

Amanda Sue Willert
*Velma Murry

Parentification in Rural African American Single-Mother Families: A Study of Adolescent Competence in Context

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Summer 2003

Melissa Anne Morse
*Patricia Bell-Scott

An Exploration of Women's Experience of Emotional Abuse

Ph.D. Dissertation

University of Georgia

Spring 2003

Patricia K. Janes
* Hui Chin Hsu

Theory of Mind and Pretense Play: Play Behaviors
in 4-Years Olds

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Fall 2002

Rhonda A. Faulkner
*Jerry Gale

Gender-Related Influences on Marital Satisfaction And Marital Conflict Over Time for Husbands and Wives

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Fall 2002

Megan Jayne Murphy
* David Wright

Developing a Theory of Power in the Clinical Supervisory Relationship

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Fall 2002

Cornelia Bell Taylor 
*Zo Stoneman

Sociodemographic and Diagnostic Comparisons Between Children Identified with Autism With and Without a Previous Autism Diagnosis

M.S. Thesis Unversity of Georgia

Spring 2002

Celina Blalack Park
*Gene Brody

Temperamental and Parenting Influences on Behavior Problems In Rural, African American Children. Gene Brody, Major Professor.

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Spring 2002

Holly Ryan Higgins
*Lynda H. Walters

Construct-Validity of General Self-Efficacy: An Investigation of Overlap in General Self-Efficacy, Domain-Specific Self-Efficacy and Personality

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Fall 2001

Michelle Elizabeth Pounds
* Hui-Chin Hsu

The Relationship Between Teacher Characteristics, Child Temperament and Center Quality, and Secure Teacher-Toddler Attachment in Child Care Centers

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Fall 2001

Tania Henson Smith
* Hui-Chin Hsu

From Home to Child Care: The Impact of Family Conflict on Toddler Child Care Experiences

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Fall 2001

Carlos Alberto Toledo
*Mick Coleman

"Fabricando Recuerdos/Making Memories: A Qualitative Exploration of First-Generation Cuban Women Immigrants; Perceptions of their Experiences in the United State."

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Fall 2001

Lori Taylor Pitts
* Charlotte Wallinga

Transition to Parenthood in Adoptive and Biological Families

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Fall 2001

Laurel Jane Gulish
*Jerry Gale

Facing Illness Together: The Response of Resilient Couples To Prostate Cancer

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Fall 2001

Marlo Rouse
* Patricia Bell-Scott

An Exploration of Family of Origin Influences on the Sexual Values and Attitudes of African-American Women

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Summer 2001

Kathleen Green Raleigh
*Gene H. Brody

Religion as a Protective Factor: Its Influcence on Family Relationships, Psychological Well-being, and Youth Competence Among African American Families in the Rural South

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Summer 2001

Alison Marie Quod

Nurses and Family-Centered Care: Practices and Perceptions

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Summer 2001

Jennifer Dunn
*Gene Brody

Predicting Academic behavior in school among African American Children from Family variable

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Summer 2001

Tammy K. Cook
*Adam Davey

How Caring for a Spouse Changes the Marital Relationship for Husbands and Wives

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Summer 2001

Trisha Winkler
* Gene H. Brody

Linking Parent Attitudes about Adolescent Sexuality to Adolescent Sexual Behavior

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Spring 2001

Emily Purvis Montford
* Lynda H. Walters

Sibling Perceptions of Parental Treatment and Quality of Sibling Relationship

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Spring 2001

Scott Miller
*Velma McBride-Murry

Social Withdrawal in Rural Preadolescents: An Examination of Family and School Contexts.

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Spring 2001

Kathryn Scott Young
*Lily Paguio

Barriers to Counseling: Mexicans and Other Hispanics Compared With Non-Hispanic Whites

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Fall 2000

Trellis Smith
*Gene H. Brody

Linking supportive-involved parenting, parent-child conflict, peer orientation, peer relationship quality, and academic self-efficacy to the academic achievement of rural African American youth

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Fall 2000

John Joseph Lawless
*Jerry Gale

Exploring the discourse of race, ethnicity, and culture in clinical supervision of marriage and family therapy utilizing conversation analysis

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Fall 2000

Chinyere Ekwenye
* Lynda H. Walters

Voices From The Streets: Exploring The Needs of Beggar Children and Mothers in Southeastern Nigeria

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Fall 2000

J. Caroline Bookout
*Adam Davey

Longitudinal examination of sibling
support around the transition to parent care

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Fall 2000

David James Van Dyke
* William H. Quinn

Effectiveness of Family Solutions, A Multiple Family Group Intervention, At Reducing Recidivism of First Time Juvenile Offenders

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Summer 2000

J. Caroline Bookout
*Adam Davey

Longitudinal Analysis of Sibling Support around the Transition to Parent Care

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Summer 2000

John Lawless
*Jerry Gale

Exploring the Discourse of Race, Ethnicity and Culture in Clinical Supervision of Marriage and Family Therapy Utilizing Conversation Analysis

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Summer 2000

Carlos Toledo
*Mick Coleman

An Exploration of Cuban Women's Experience in the United States

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Summer 2000

Kathryn Scott Young
*Ligaya Paguio

Barriers to Counseling: Mexicans and Other Hispanics Compared with Non-Hispanic Whites

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Summer 2000

April L. Few
*Patricia Bell-Scott

An Exploration of the Experiences of Heterosexual Black College Women who Leave Psychologically Abusive Dating Relationships

Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Spring 2000

Robert E. Bagley 
*Gene Brody

The Influence of Attachment on Marital Processes and Marital Adjustment

Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Fall 1999

Karen Fallin 
*Charlie Wallinga

A Study of Daily Stressors, Coping Strategies and Social Support Among School Age Children

M.F.C.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Fall 1999

Steven Kogan 
*Lynda Walters

The Development of the Clinical Discourse Q-Sets

Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Fall 1999

Virginia Robinson 
*Chris Todd

Characteristics and Training Needs of Informal Childcare Providers in Georgia

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Fall 1999

Elizabeth Circle 
*Jerry Gale

The Relationship of Parental Efficacy, Happiness, and Relationships to Children's Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Spring 1999

Shannon Farrell 
*Lynda Walters

Predictors of Parental Perception of Children in Four Countries

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Spring 1999

Dawn Goettler 
*Lynda Walters

Adolescent Family Ritual Satisfaction in the Context of Individual and Family Characteristics and Its Relation to Psychosocial Development

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Spring 1999

Errin McComb 
*Velma Murry

Sexuality Communication Patterns in Rural, African American Families: An Examination of Parents' Sexual Attitudes and Values and Childhood Sexuality Socialization

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Spring 1999

Anita Brown 
*Lynda Walters

Women and the Desire for Marriage: A Feminist Poststructuralist Exploration

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Fall 1998

Shari Probst 
*Charles Halverson

Long- and Short-Term Mating Strategies and the Five-Factor Model of Personality

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Fall 1998

Jessica Rivers 
*Zolinda Stoneman

Sibling Relationships When a Child Has Autism: Temperament, Family Stress, and Coping

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Fall 1998

Miriam Haggard Mulsow 
*Velma Murry

Parenting Processes and Child Self-Esteem: An Examination of Family Stress, Maternal Psychological Characteristics, and Family Processes

Ph. D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Summer 1998

Carol Anne Stein 
*Charles Halverson

Breaking the Barriers to Family-Centered Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Parental Perceptions and Suggestions for Improvement

M.S. Thesis
Unversity of Georgia

Summer 1998

Carlos Toledo 
*Thomas Coleman

Child Care Providers' Attitudes, Knowledge, and Experience with Pediatric HIV/AIDS

M.S. Thesis
Unversity of Georgia

Summer 1998

Elizabeth Boggs 
*Charlie Wallinga

Children's Understanding of Pain: A Developmental Perspective

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Spring 1998

Melissa Landers-Potts 
*Velma McBride Murry

Mothers' and Teachers' Perception of African-American Children's Behavior

M.S. Thesis
Unversity of Georgia

Spring 1998

Patricia Duke 
*Chuck Halverson

Fathers' Motivation to be Involved: Testing and Ecological Model

M.S. Thesis
Unversity of Georgia

Fall 1997

Susan Churchill 
*Zo Stoneman

An Examination of the Goodness-of-fit of Headstart Teachers and Parents

Ph.D. Dissertation
Unversity of Georgia

Summer 1997

Steve Dahl 
*Velma McBride Murry

Variations in Gay and Lesbian Adolescent's Perceptions of their Relationship with their Parents after Disclosing their Sexual Orientation.

M.S. Thesis
Unversity of Georgia

Summer 1997

Christopher Hight 
*William Quinn

The Effects of the Perceived Therapeutic Alliance on Outcome in Couples Therapy

M.S. Thesis
Unversity of Georgia

Summer 1997

Leslie Ann Colley Catney 
*Sharon Price

The Impact of Child Sexual Abuse on Young Adult Revitimazation

Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Spring 1997

Matthew Dawson 
*Sharon Price

The Impact of Divorce Experienced During Childhood on the Attachment Styles of College Students in Heterosexual Dating Relationships

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Spring 1997

Kate Fogarty 
*Lynda Walters

A Personal Perspective on Risk: Validation of a Developmental Measure of Personal Meaning

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Spring 1997

Susan Lindbloom 
*Charlotte Wallinga

Valuing Diversity

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Spring 1997

Hilary Rose 
*Chuck Halverson

The Salience of Parenting for College Students

Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Spring 1997

Leigh Anne Townes 
*Bill Quinn

The Influence of Couples' Pretreatment Goal Specificity on Treatment Duration and Outcome

Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Spring 1997

Michelle Upchurch 
*Pat Bell-Scott

Family Members' Response to a Child's Criticial Illness

Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

Spring 1997

Kathleen M. Quance 
*Zo Stoneman

The Role of Social Support on Burnout in Child Life Specialists

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

Spring 1996

Gloria Buck 
*Lynda Walters

Wellness: Relative Importance of Physiological Health, Psychological Well-Being, Family Relationships, Psychosocial Maturity, and Spirituality

Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

1996

Thomas A. Davis 
*Sharon Price

The Divorce Process: A Test of the Weiss and Cerreto (1980) Divorce Trajectory

Ph.D. Dissertation 
University of Georgia

1996

Lisa C. Hutchens 
*Mick Coleman

State Legislator's Attitudes Regarding Childcare and Maternal Employment: The Georgia General Assembly

Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

1996

Jeanette E. Manders 
*Zo Stoneman

Children with Disabilites in the Child Protective Service System: The Impact of Disability on Abuse Investigation and Case Management

Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

1996

Marcial L. Michaels 
*Sharon Price

Using Research and Theory in the Design of a Group Intervention for Remarried Couples: A Feasability Study

Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

1996

Chandra Sekhar Nagireddy 
*Jerry Gale

A Couples Perspective of the First Therapy Session: A Qualitative Case Study

Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

1996

Christine A. Price 
*Pat Bell-Scott

Women and Retirement: The Unexplored Transition

Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

1996

Jenny Rebecca Schar 
*Lynda Walters

Attitudes and Perceptions of Teamwork: Comparison of Community and Medically-Based Early Intervention Team Members

M.S. Thesis
University of Georgia

1996

Suzanne R. Smith 
*Sharon Price

A Qualitative Investigation of How Men Come to Define Themselves as Fathers

Ph.D. Dissertation
University of Georgia

1996