Melissa Barnett

Professor, Human Development and Family Science

Assistant Professor, Psychology

Director, Frances McClelland Institute

Endowed Chair, John and Doris Norton-Fathers-Parenting and Families

Member of the Graduate Faculty

Family relationships and early childhood development; Poverty and child development; Sociocultural influences on parenting and child development; Grandparent-grandchild and extended family relationships; Child and caregiver wellbeing among ethnic minority families; Rural families; Early care and education influences on child development

Offering Research Opportunities?


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Majors Considered

family studies and human development psychology sociology public health care, health and society education

Types of Opportunities

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Start Date

January 2018

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