Megan Hicks, M.S.

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Human Development and Family Science

Doctoral Candidate

Address:
Center for Family Research
1095 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602

E-Mail:

workOffice Phone: 706-207-0296

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
B.A. Sociology The Ohio State University 2011
M.S. Human Development and Family Science University of Georgia 2014

Research

My research interests are examining the community and contextual effects influencing minority health risk behaviors.

Current Research

I am currently working on a project that focuses on African American young men who are involved in two ongoing sexual relationships.  Specifically, I am looking at inconsistent condom use within this context of sexual concurrency.

Teaching

Co-Teacher, HDFS 3700: Adolescent Development

Teaching Assistant, HDFS 2100: Introduction to Family Development

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Surgeon General C. Everett Koop HIV/AIDS Research Grant Indiana University 2014

Service

Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
Graduate and Professional Scholars 2012-2014 Community Service and Outreach

Publications

Hicks, M.R, Kogan, S.M., Cho, J., Oshri, A., (2016). Condom Use in the Context of Main and Casual Partner Concurrency: Individual and Relationship Predictors in a Sample of African American Men. American Journal of Men's Health. 

Advisory Committee

Dr. Steven M. Kogan

Dr. Assaf Oshri

Dr. K.A.S. Wickrama