These are the current members of the Youth Development Institute.

Name Job Title / Department Contact
Assaf Oshri

Assaf Oshri

Assistant Professor

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Oshri is a life-span developmental psychologist; areas of interests: early life stress and youth development

208 Family Science Center (House A)
403 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4882

Steven Kogan

Steven M. Kogan

Associate Professor

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Kogan teaches and conducts research as part of the HDFS graduate and undergraduate programs.

105 Family Science Center II (House D)
405 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4844

Matthew Carlson

Matthew William Carlson

Doctoral Candidate (MFT Emphasis)

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Matthew Carlson is a doctoral candidate in HDFS. His main line of research is on sexual abuse and revictimization.

375 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
502.633.8178

Sihong Liu

Sihong Liu

Ph.D. Student & Graduate Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Sihong Liu is a student studying early adversity and resilience for children and adolescents.

375 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4847

Erinn Duprey

Erinn Duprey

Ph.D. Student

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Erinn Bernstein Duprey is a PhD student in Human Development and Family Science, with an interest in early life stress and socioemotional development.

375 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-2972

Rachel Graves

Rachel Elizabeth Graves

M.S. Child Life Student

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

220 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
7135028684

Whitney Watkins

Whitney Watkins

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

375 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Alexandra Lee Harrison

Alexandra Lee Harrison

Undergraduate Research Assistant

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

375 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Marriam Elfakahany

Marriam Elfakahany

Undergraduate Research Assistant

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

375 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602