Kellsie L Prather

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Human Development and Family Science

Doctoral Student, Graduate Research Assistant

Research Interests ❖ Risk and protective factors of living in poverty ❖ Early prevention measures ❖ Executive function in children ❖ Rural, Appalachian populations ❖ Parent-child interactions ❖ Parent outreach and education ❖ Child guidance

Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Curriculum Vitae


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Master of Education Reading Education Ohio University 2020
Bachelor of Science in Education Early Childhood Education Ohio University 2019


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Graduate Travel Award International Congress on Infant Studies 2022
Graduate Travel Award Society for Research on Child Development 2023
Don Bower Student Extension Experience Award UGA Family and Consumer Sciences 2023
Virginia Wilbanks Kilgore Scholarship UGA Family and Consumer Sciences 2023


UGA FACS Extension Block Party - Under the direction of Dr. Diane Bales plan and implement one-hour community events across Georgia for families and their children to learn about the importance of blocks as well as collect data for program evaluation

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