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Through their dedication to high-quality research and analysis, our faculty are engaged in the tasks of creating new knowledge, insight, information, options and solutions that are effective and enduring and will promote new research and training in areas related to the creation of a better tomorrow for children, youth, families and populations.
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    Kimberly Updegraff
    Professor

    Updegraff's interests focus on the role of family and peer relationships in youth development from early adolescence to young adulthood.

    480-965-6669
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    Carlos Valiente
    Professor

    Valiente's research interests include children's stress and coping, and the roles of parenting and temperament to children’s social and academic competence.

    480-727-7569
    COWDN 107a
    Larry Dumka
    Associate Professor

    Dumka has an interest in how people accomplish changes in their immediate social contexts. He also originated the Community Action Research Experiences (CARE) program.

    480-965-1240
    COWDN 216A
    Roy Levy
    Associate Professor

    Levy specializes in measurement and statistical analysis. His interests include methodological investigations and applications in psychometrics and statistical modeling.

    480-727-9808
    SS 120
    Eleanor Seaton
    Associate Professor

    Seaton studies racial discrimination and racial identity among African American and Caribbean Black youth.

    480-727-4359
    Rebecca M. B. White
    Associate Professor

    White trained in family and human development and in public health. She is interested in the ways in which U.S. neighborhood contexts, culture, and family processes come together to influence adolescent development.

    480-965-0511
    CWDN 133
    Hyung Chol (Brandon) Yoo
    Associate Professor

    An professor of Asian Pacific American studies, Yoo holds a joint appointment with the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics and the School of Social Transformation at ASU.

    Wilson 370
    Jose Causadias
    Assistant Professor

    Causadias connects different methods, theories, and ideas related to culture in order to improve health and well-being.

    480-727-4358
    Dawn DeLay
    Assistant Professor

    DeLay's research focus is on peer relationships. Key themes include how peer relationships impact child and adolescent adjustment and well-being.

    480-965-2740
    Kit Elam
    Assistant Professor

    Elam's research examines the interplay between children's genetic predispositions and family environments in child psychopathology.

    480-727-8253

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    Kimberly Updegraff
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    Updegraff's interests focus on the role of family and peer relationships in youth development from early adolescence to young adulthood.

    480-965-6669
    COWDN 135
    Carlos Valiente
    Professor

    Valiente's research interests include children's stress and coping, and the roles of parenting and temperament to children’s social and academic competence.

    480-727-7569
    COWDN 107a
    Larry Dumka
    Associate Professor

    Dumka has an interest in how people accomplish changes in their immediate social contexts. He also originated the Community Action Research Experiences (CARE) program.

    480-965-1240
    COWDN 216A
    Roy Levy
    Associate Professor

    Levy specializes in measurement and statistical analysis. His interests include methodological investigations and applications in psychometrics and statistical modeling.

    480-727-9808
    SS 120
    Eleanor Seaton
    Associate Professor

    Seaton studies racial discrimination and racial identity among African American and Caribbean Black youth.

    480-727-4359
    Rebecca M. B. White
    Associate Professor

    White trained in family and human development and in public health. She is interested in the ways in which U.S. neighborhood contexts, culture, and family processes come together to influence adolescent development.

    480-965-0511
    CWDN 133
    Hyung Chol (Brandon) Yoo
    Associate Professor

    An professor of Asian Pacific American studies, Yoo holds a joint appointment with the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics and the School of Social Transformation at ASU.

    Wilson 370
    Jose Causadias
    Assistant Professor

    Causadias connects different methods, theories, and ideas related to culture in order to improve health and well-being.

    480-727-4358
    Dawn DeLay
    Assistant Professor

    DeLay's research focus is on peer relationships. Key themes include how peer relationships impact child and adolescent adjustment and well-being.

    480-965-2740
    Kit Elam
    Assistant Professor

    Elam's research examines the interplay between children's genetic predispositions and family environments in child psychopathology.

    480-727-8253

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    Carlos Valiente
    Professor

    Valiente's research interests include children's stress and coping, and the roles of parenting and temperament to children’s social and academic competence.

    480-727-7569
    COWDN 107a
    Larry Dumka
    Associate Professor

    Dumka has an interest in how people accomplish changes in their immediate social contexts. He also originated the Community Action Research Experiences (CARE) program.

    480-965-1240
    COWDN 216A
    Roy Levy
    Associate Professor

    Levy specializes in measurement and statistical analysis. His interests include methodological investigations and applications in psychometrics and statistical modeling.

    480-727-9808
    SS 120
    Eleanor Seaton
    Associate Professor

    Seaton studies racial discrimination and racial identity among African American and Caribbean Black youth.

    480-727-4359
    Rebecca M. B. White
    Associate Professor

    White trained in family and human development and in public health. She is interested in the ways in which U.S. neighborhood contexts, culture, and family processes come together to influence adolescent development.

    480-965-0511
    CWDN 133
    Jose Causadias
    Assistant Professor

    Causadias connects different methods, theories, and ideas related to culture in order to improve health and well-being.

    480-727-4358
    Dawn DeLay
    Assistant Professor

    DeLay's research focus is on peer relationships. Key themes include how peer relationships impact child and adolescent adjustment and well-being.

    480-965-2740
    Kit Elam
    Assistant Professor

    Elam's research examines the interplay between children's genetic predispositions and family environments in child psychopathology.

    480-727-8253
    Masumi Iida
    Assistant Professor

    Iida’s research interests span several domains of social, health, and quantitative psychology.

    480-965-3097
    Justin Jager
    Assistant Professor

    Jager is a developmental psychologist whose research is devoted to unpacking how complex person-context interactions across adolescence and the transition to adulthood inform substance use/abuse and mental health.

    480-727-9673

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    Academic Success Coordinator
    480-965-3130
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    JoAnne Groot
    Department HR Specialist

    Works as Dept. HR Specialist doing payroll, hiring and travel for students, faculty and staff.

    480-965-0003
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    Brenna Hansen
    Business Operations Specialist

    Hansen has graduated with her BA in Political Science and MPA from Arizona State University and currently serves the Sanford School as a Business Operations Specialist.

    480-965-4263
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    Wesley Jackson
    Academic Success Specialist

    Jackson is an academic advisor in the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics at ASU.

    480-965-7864

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