African-Americans

beach

Beach, Steven R.H.

Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Psychology
Co-Director, Center for Family Research
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website | srhbeach@uga.edu
Research Interests include Family, Epigenetics, Inflammation, Obesity, Substance Abuse
Brody

Brody, Gene

Professor, Human Development and Family Science
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
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Research Interests include processes linked with academic and psychological competence among children, parent-child relationships, sibling relationships and adolescent classroom experiences

bryant

Bryant, Chalandra

Professor, Human Development and Family Science
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
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Research Interests include marital relationships of newlywed African American couples, impact of distinct stressors expressed by African Americans and inter-relationship between health and marriage among African Americans.

KoganS 2017

Kogan, Steve

Director of Faculty Development, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Science
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website | smkogan@uga.edu

Research Interests include family centered substance abuse prevention, substance use consequences, and African American men

Muilenburg, Jessica

Muilenburg, Jessica

Associate Professor, Health Promotion and Behavior
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website | jlm@uga.edu

Research Interests tobacco cessation in substance abuse treatment facilities, tobacco use in adolescents and young adults, tobacco disparities in African Americans, substance abuse, adolescent risky behaviors

SimonsLeslie

Simons, Leslie

Professor, Department of Sociology
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website | lgsimons@uga.edu

Research Interests include family, life course, aging, crime and law

SimonsRonald

Simons, Ron

Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Sociology
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website | rsimons@uga.edu

Research Interests include social psychology, medical sociology, family, life course and aging

Emilie Smith

Smith, Emilie

Department Head, Family and Consumer Sciences
Janette McGarity Barber Distinguished Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website | Emilie.Smith@uga.edu

Research Interests include family, care-giving approaches, role of community-based after school settings and factors that influence child and youth development