2021

Reed, Jeffrey L. | Chair: Dr. Nate Wood | Availabel at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/87
  Spiritual Mentoring During Emerging Adulthood: A Dyadic Perspective

2020

Elswick, Alex | Chair: Dr. Ron Werner-Wilson | Available at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/78
  Voices of Hope: A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Peer-Delivered Telephone Recovery Support Program

Gnonhossou, Djidjoho | Chair: Dr. Nate Wood | Available at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/86
  Didactic Marital Mediation: An Alternative Model of Helping Couples Stay Married

Rackets, Martha S. | Chair: Dr. Ron Werner-Wilson | Available at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/85
  The Development of a Couple Observational Coding System for Computer-Mediated Communication

2019

Qun Zhang | Chair: Dr. Hyungsoo Kim | Available at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/68
  Mortgage Loans and Financial Security Among Middle-Aged and Older Americans.

Jakub Mikuska | Chair: Dr. Alex Vazsonyi |Available at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/74
  A Closer Look at Internet Addiction

Radion Svynarenko | Chair: Dr. Jason Hans | Available at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/72
  Retirement Planning Versus Family Support: What Drives Peoples’ Decisions?

Magda Javakhishvili | Chair: Dr. Alex Vazsonyi | Available at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/77
  Developmental Sequelae in Language, Empathy, Self-Control, and Psychopathy from Infancy to Middle Adolescence.

2018

Gabriela Jiskrova | Chair: Dr. Alex Vazsonyi | Available at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/65
  Longitudinal Associations Between Sleep Functioning and Adolescent Adjustment.

Albert Ksinan | Chair: Dr. Alex Vazsonyi | Available at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/64
  A genetically-informed study of the predictors and the development of delinquency.

Ilya Okhotnikov | Chair: Dr. Nate Wood | Available at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/67
  Pathways from Religiosity to Couple’s Satisfaction through Relational Virtues and Equality in Two Cultures.

2017

Weisenhorn, David | Chair: Dr. Jason Hans | Available at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/53
  Attitudes Toward Corporal Punishment: The Effects of Gender, Ethnicity, Military Culture, And Religion.

Westmoreland, Amanda | Chair: Dr. Nate Wood | Available at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/56
  Couples and Weight Loss Surgery: Experiencing Success.

2016

Kristyn Jackson | Chair: Dr. Ron Werner-Wilson | Available at http://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/45
  Secrecy in the Context of Romantic Relationships   

Mark Allen Mains | Chair: Dr. Ron Werner-Wilson | Available at http://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/42
  Hosting an International Exchange Youth:  The Influence on the Family

2015

Frey, Laura M. | Chair: Dr. Jason Hans | Available at http://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/29
   Mental health among suicide attempt survivors: The roles of stigma, self-disclosure, and family reactions.

Harris, Charlene | Chair: Dr. Alex Vazsonyi | Available at http://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/34
   Understanding the pathways to youth involvement in juvenile justice system: A longitudinal investigation of poor, inner-city African American adolescents.

Hawks, Jillian M. | Chair: Dr. Ron Werner-Wilson | Available at http://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/32
   Exploring the therapeutic alliance with adolescents and their caregivers: A qualitative appraoch.

Keys, Deborah F. | Chair: Dr. Hyungsoo Kim | Available at http://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/23
   Parent Development and Wellbeing During the Launching Stage of Parenthood.

Yelland, Erin L. | Chair: Dr. Ron Werner-Wilson | Available at http://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/27
   Sex, dementia, and long-term care: Public perspectives.

2014

Akande, Katrina A. R. | Chair: Dr. Claudia Heath | Available at http://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/20
   Parenting: What's it like for Black fathers with nonresident children?

Lianekhammy, Joann | Chair: Dr. Ron Werner-Wilson | Available at http://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/12
   The influence of video games on adolescent brain activity.

2013

Huff, Nichole | Chair: Dr. Ron Werner-Wilson | Available at http://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/6
   Positive affect, hemispheric lateralization, and relational problem solving: A mixed-methods exploration of parent-adolescent communication.

2012

Kankipati, Varudhini | Chair: Dr. Claudia Health | Available at http://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/4
   Acculturation of Asian Indian women in the United States.

Kimberly, Claire | Chair: Dr. Ron Werner-Wilson | Available at http://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/1
   Three studies to investigate biopsychosocial influences on marital conflict.

2011

Bradley, Linda A. | Chair: Dr. Ron Werner-Wilson
   Inter-generational and Intra-generational analysis of the interactions between financial socialization, family composition, and financial outcomes.

Shipley, Ahlishia J. | Chair: Dr. Ron Werner-Wilson | Available at http://uknowledge.uky.edu/gradschool_diss/171
   An exploratory study of intimate relationship socialization among Black collegiate women.

2010

Blevins, Stephanie S. | Chair: Dr. Ron Werner-Wilson
   Program evaluation: A study of the impact of a workforce preparation program.

Gillen, Martie L. | Chair: Dr. Claudia Heath
   Women's alternative retirement transition stages: Social Security retirement benefits and employment status.

Hunter, Jennifer L. | Chair: Dr. Claudia Heath
   An analysis of household economic activities during a period of economic recession.

Koech, Alice C. | Chair: Dr. Claudia Heath
   Marriage attitudes of poor and nonpoor women in Kentucky.