Human Development and Family Studies

School of Health and Human Sciences

Dr. Marion O’Brien, MA, PhD, of Jamestown, NC, Professor Emerita at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, died peacefully on the evening of December 21, 2015. Diagnosed with cancer in June 2015, she remained active and engaged with friends and family until the last week of her life. She is survived by three children, son […]

Dr. Andrea Hunter, Associate Professor in the HDFS Department has co-edited the June issue of the Journal of Social Issues entitled Psychology, History and Social Justice: The Social Past in the Personal Present. The Journal of Social Issues is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal that was established by the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, an organization that seeks to […]

Doctoral student Natalie Hengstebeck, M.S. had an exciting spring semester. She was awarded a competitive position as a RAND Summer Associate to work with Dr. Sarah Meadows at their Santa Monica location where she will conduct policy related research for the Deployment Life Study (a longitudinal, mixed method, multi-informant study of military families). Natalie was also recognized during UNCG’s 2015 Faculty/Staff Excellence Awards […]