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Alyssa Crittenden


Associate Professor

Department of Anthropology

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

4505 S. Maryland Parkway

Las Vegas, NV 89154-5003

(702) 895-3709

Research Interests: Small-scale societies; foragers; reproductive ecology; female life history; cooperative breeding; evolution of childhood; prosociality


Denise Lewis

Vice President

Associate Professor

Human Development and Family Science

University of Georgia

405 Sanford Dr.

Athens, GA, 30602

(706) 542-0254

Research interests: Aging issues relevant to marginalized populations and on household production of health in elder-headed households.


Brien Ashdown

President Elect

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

300 Pulteney St.

Geneva, NY 14456

(315) 781-3000

Research interests: Evidence-based program evaluations for NGOs in Guatemala, adolescent social development in Guatemala, and the interaction of religion and sexuality.

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Jill Brown

Past President

Department of Psychology

Creighton University

2500 California Plaza

Omaha, NE, 68178

(402) 432-1025

Research Interests: Culture and child development, kinship and adoption, child fosterage, culture and cognition

Ted Bartholomew

Ted Bartholomew


Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology

Department of Education

Purdue University

100 N. University Street

West Lafayette Indiana 47907

(765) 494-9739

Research interests: Culture and mental health, diverse beliefs about psychopathology, culture and psychological treatment, positive and multi cultural psychotherapy processes, refugee and immigrant mental health and well-being, methodology

Casey Roulette

Casey Roulette

Newsletter Editor

Assistant Professor

Biological Anthropology

Department of Anthropology

San Diego State University

5500 Campanile Dr.

San Diego, CA 92182-6040

Research interests: Recreational drug use, parasitic and infectious diseases, cultural transmission, and health interventions.

Lisa Oliver


Associate Professor

Department of Counselor Education

San José State University

Sweeney Hall 420 San José, CA 95192

Research interests: Resilience, cultural relationships, international partnerships, blended learning approaches, and globalization in higher education

Casey Roulette

Herbert Barry

Parliamentarian and Archivist

Professor Emeritus

University of Pittsburgh

552 N. Neville St. #83

Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2830

Office: 534 Salk Hall

Phone: 412-648-8551

Fax: 412-383-7436

Research interests: Analyses of attributes of personal names; cultural variation; territorial loss, ownership, and natural resources; sympathetic and intellectual empathic choices; rational and emotional choices


Sarah Almalki

Student & Media Rep

Ph.D. Candidate

Human Development and Family Science

University of Missouri

314 Gentry Hall

Columbia, MO, 65211

Research interests: Family life education and intervention programs, Arab-American families, feminism and family studies


Helen Elizabeth Davis


Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Human Evolutionary Biology

Harvard University

11 Divinity Avenue

Cambridge, MA, 02138


Research interests: Transitioning populations; foragers; formal education & environmental learning; spatial cognition & abstract reasoning; pedagogy; evolution of childhood; embodied capital; cognitive development & cognitive aging





Maria Rosario de Guzman

Associate Professor
Child, Youth & Family Studies
University of Nebraska
135 Mabel Lee Hall
Lincoln, NE, 68588
(402) 472-9154

Social Science



Aileen Garcia

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling
& Human Development
South Dakota University
1175 Medary Ave
Brookings, SD, 57006
(650) 688-4121




Peter Peregrine

Department of Anthropology
Lawrence University
711 E Boldt Way
Appleton, WI 54911



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