Behavioral Science Spotlight

Social & Behavioral Science Spotlight – Jennifer Samp

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Social & Behavioral Science Spotlight – Kristen Bub

Kristen Bub Kristen BubOIBR AffiliateAssociate Professor, Educational PsychologyTopic:  Impact that COVID-19 has on pre-k children’s school readiness skills as they transition to kindergarten and then through first grade. Dr. Kristen Bub is working with the Clarke County School District to examine the...

Tessa Andrews
Social & Behavioral Science Spotlight – Tessa Andrews

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Janani Rajbhandari-Thapa
Social & Behavioral Science Spotlight – Janani Thapa

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Henry Young
Social & Behavioral Science Spotlight – Henry Young

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Jiaying Liu
Social & Behavioral Science Spotlight – Jiaying Liu

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Erin Dolan
Social & Behavioral Science Spotlight – Erin Dolan

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Denise Clark Lewis
Social & Behavioral Science Spotlight – Denise Lewis

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Kerstin Gerst Emerson
Social & Behavioral Science Spotlight – Kerstin Gerst Emerson

Kerstin Gerst Emerson, PhDOIBR Grantsmanship Development Program, Class of 2021Clinical Associate Professor, Health Policy & Management, Institute of GerontologyTopic: How are older adults coping with the COVID-19 restrictions? In March and April Dr. Kerstin Gerst Emerson sent out a...

Michelle vanDellen
Social & Behavioral Science Spotlight – Michelle vanDellen

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Kristen Shockley
Social & Behavioral Science Spotlight – Kristen Shockley

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