Expertise

Research Interests:

  • Gender, family, culture and lone parenting
  • Capabilities approaches to family poverty
  • Access to services for rural families with young children
  • Collaborative multi-disciplinary community service models
  • Qualitative and applied research approaches

Projects:

 

  • Tuning in to Kids
  • Social Indicators for Preventing Child Abuse in Alabama
  • Mama Bird
  • DEIPH Study
  • Extension Lab
  • RRING
  • Just In Time Parenting (JITP)
Communities
Human Development
Degrees
PhD, University of British Columbia, Canada, Planning, 2011
MA, University of Victoria, Canada, Studies in Policy and Practice, 2002
BA, University of Victoria, Canada, Psychology, 1986