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Graduate Students

Name Email Address Phone # Location Research Interests
Paula Adams  509-335-7884 Pullman
  • Integration of practice and research in college health promotion
Alana Anderson N/A Pullman
  • Early childhood cognitive development and executive function interventions
Veronica Bonilla N/A Pullman
  • Emotion regulation development in early childhood and how parent-child relationships contribute to developmental processes
Victoria Braun  N/A Pullman
  • Young adult suicide and upstream suicide prevention; mental and emotional health promotion; social connectedness and identity
Alexa Carr  509-335-5026 Pullman
  • Incorporation of animal assisted interventions into novel and pre-existing prevention programming
Eleanor Dizon N/A Pullman
  • The role of parent-child relationships in emerging adulthood and how these relationships may inform the development of parent-based interventions
Zena Edwards N/A Pullman
  • Health communications and childhood obesity prevention
Angie Funaiole N/A Pullman
Marie Gray  N/A Pullman
Briana Hernandez  N/A Pullman
Jackelyn Hidalgo N/A Pullman
  • Childhood obesity prevention
Karen Higgins N/A Vancouver
Katherine Hirchak N/A Spokane
  • Substance use disorders among American Indian/Alaska Natives
Myah Houghten 509-358-7644 Spokane
Tricia Hughes  N/A Pullman
  • Research into practice and brief interventions for young adults
Leah Hyman N/A Pullman
Alexandra Jackson N/A Vancouver
  • Obesity prevention and treatment
Valerie Jarvensivu N/A Vancouver
Garrett Jenkins  509-335-5476 Pullman
  • Application of advanced quantitative methods in the analysis of prevention program implementation and evaluation efforts
Eunsaem Kim  N/A Vancouver
  • Well-being of older adults with dementia; innovative dementia care interventions; stress process model for individuals with dementia
Stephanie Kuzara N/A Pullman
Jennifer Lawrence N/A Pullman
  • Early intervention for children and families as a means of promoting health and well-being for individuals, families, and communities
Nathan Lee  N/A Vancouver
  • Gene-expression and psychoneuroendocrinological outcomes; mindfulness; stress-reactivity and resilience; human-animal interactions
SuYeon Lee N/A Vancouver
  • Influence of parent-child relationships on emotion socialization in early and middle childhood
Cristina McAllister N/A Pullman
  • Parent-adolescent communication through the use of media
Shane McFarland 509-432-9213 Pullman
  • Risk and protective factors, influences of physical activity and exercise with regards to preventing undesired health outcomes, violence prevention, and understanding the intersection of research and rigorous program evaluation
Amanda McMahon  N/A Pullman
  • Promoting the overall health of people with disability through exercise and the practice of mindfulness
Kyle Murphy  509-335-5476 Pullman
  • Risk/protective factors in emerging adulthood; social-emotional development; translation and implementation science
Emma Noyes N/A Spokane
  • Culturally-responsive positive youth development to promote resiliency and positive outcomes in Native American communities
Rachel Peterson Vancouver
Katy Pietz N/A Pullman
  • Sports related concussion prevention
Faith Price  N/A Pullman
Guadalupe Ramos N/A Pullman
  • Parental influences on children’s coping
Stephanie Roeter  N/A Pullman
  • Human-animal interaction particularly within equine assisted activities and therapy programs
Gitanjali Shrestha N/A Pullman
  • Statistical methods that can be used to evaluate prevention programs in non-experimental settings
Karina Silva Garcia 509-335-7352 Pullman
  • Childhood obesity prevention
Crystal Smith N/A Spokane
  • Drug abuse prevention within families and among adolescents
Mashonda Smith N/A Pullman
  • Exploring research-based risk and protective factors associated with student-teacher relationships among high-risk status students’ developmental and academic outcomes
Senait Tekle N/A Pullman
  • Use of prevention science to promote health equity and improve health and well-being of young adults
Jaymie Vandagriff 509-335-2923 Pullman
  • Prevention programming that incorporates human-animal interaction