Aghayeeabianeh, Banafsheh | Chairs: Drs. Ronald Werner-Wilson & Janet Stamatel | Available at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/97
  The influence of sociopolitical factors on adolescents’ and youths’ development.

Lui, Dan | Chair: Dr. Alexander Vazsonyi | Available at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/96
  Longitudinal dynamics between parenting and adolescent deviance: direct links and underlying mechanisms.

Smith, Allison G. | Chairs: Drs. Ron Werner-Wilson & Amy Kostelic | Available at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/99
  Associations of sexual satisfaction, relationship quality, and cognitive functioning within intimate relationships in older adulthood.


Campbell, Alyssa M. | Chair: Dr. Jason Hans | Available at https://uknowledge.uky.edu/hes_etds/92
  Psychological distress and relationship satisfaction among survivors of sexual violence: The roles of mental health participation, sexual minority statuses, and decision-making power.

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


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


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

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

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

Javakhishvili, Magda | 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.


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

Ksinan, Albert | 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.

Okhotnikov, Ilya | 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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.