Our Team

Director of Life Paths Research Center & Co-Chair of ResilienceCon: Sherry Hamby, Ph.D is Research Professor of Psychology at the University of the South. A licensed clinical psychologist, she has worked for more than 20 years to make families stronger. Dr. Hamby is best known for her work on poly-victimization and improving measures of violence.

Co-Chair of ResilienceCon & Co-investigator: Victoria Banyard, Ph.D is also a Professor in the School of Social Work at Rutgers University. Dr. Banyard is best known for her work on bystander approaches to violence prevention, including developing the Bringing in the Bystander Program.

Co-Chair of ResilienceCon: Nicole Yuan, Ph.D is an Associate Professor in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona. She received a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Bowling Green State University. In 2011, she received a Master degree in public health from the University of Washington.

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Co-investigator: Lisa M. Jones, Ph.D is a research associate professor at at the Crimes against Children Research Center (CCRC) at the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Jones received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Rhode Island, and was awarded a 2-year NIMH post-doctoral research fellowship at the CCRC.

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Co-investigator: Kimberly J. Mitchell, Ph.D is a research associate professor of Psychology at the Crimes against Children Research Center (CCRC), located at the University of New Hampshire. She received her Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Rhode Island in December of 1998 under the mentorship of Dr. Lisa Harlow.

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Co-investigator: Heather A. Turner, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Turner has 12 years of research experience on childhood exposure to violence.

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Project Manager & Conference Administrator: Elizabeth Taylor, M.S. is a PhD student at Oakland University working with Dr. Michele Purdie. She has also worked with Life Paths Research Center for over 4 years and spear-heads the majority of the organizational tasks associated with ResilienceCon.

Previous Research Interns and Students

Kaitlyn Alford, '19
Elise Anderson,'16
Zach Blount, Davidson College
Anne-Stuart Bell, '17
Tiffany Boyd, '14
Ryland Byars, '18
Christina Caiozzo, Marquette University
Emily Christner, '16
Tori Collins, '20
Jessica Deimler, '14
Martha Dinwiddie, '17
Elizabeth Eidson, '17
Christopher Alex Evans, '16
Maria Rosaura Gonzalez Mendez, Ph.D. Universidad de La Laguna
Excy Guardado, '14
Matthew Hagler, '13
Dean Hayes, '11
James Jurgensen, '18
Wojciech Kaczkowski, M.S.
Karl August Kirchner, '16
Kasey Marshall, '19
Daniel McKelvey, '10
Cyndi Butler Mobley
Anna Segura Montagut, University of Barcelona
Karimeh Moukaddem, '12
Anvil Nelson, '14
Obianuju Okonkwo, '15
Matt Purvis, '16
Lindsey Thomas Roberts, Bowling Green State University
Petra Richer, '16
A. Jordan Rothschild, '12
Logan A. Rothschild, '13
Lindsay Selden, '15
Jemi Senoga, '16
Annya Shalun, '16
Alli Smith, '16, Kansas University
Epiphany Storey, Clark Atlanta University
Mary Gray Stolz, '17
Peter T. Thomas, '15
Marci Weber, '13
Kimberly Williams, '17

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