Browsing by: human behavior
Nora Montalvo-Liendo works on developing, testing, and evaluating interventions to empower survivors of abuse, and addressing the health-related social needs and future well-being of low-income children who have a history of adverse childhood experiences.
Clinical Associate Professor of Educational Psychology
Krystal Simmons is an education expert who researches crisis prevention and intervention, education of minority populations, parent involvement in education, and school interventions for disruptive behavior disorders.
Associate Professor of Health Communication
Lu Tang conducts research on culture and health communication, how stigma is constructed and how culture affects different health communication processes such as social support and physician-patient communication; and social media and health communication: how illness, health, and medicine is discussed on social media and its effects on health knowledge, beliefs, attitudes and behaviors.
Professor & Head
Shannon Van Zandt's scholarship is at the intersection of affordable housing with disaster impacts, resilience, and recovery, with particular interest in how residential land use patterns exacerbate or mitigate exposure to natural hazards, specifically flooding.