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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Project Manager & Conference Administrator: Elizabeth Taylor, M.S. is a PhD student at Oakland University working with Dr. Michele Parkhill 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.

2019 ResilienceCon Program Committee Members

Sherry Hamby, Co-Chair
Victoria Banyard, Co-Chair
Nicole Yuan, Co-Chair
Kathryn Howell, Senior Advisor
Esther N.K. Malm, Senior Advisor
Susan Yoon, Senior Advisor
Tom Bissonette, Program Committee Member
Jonathan Davis, Program Committee Member
Anjali Forber-Pratt, Program Committee Member
Amanda J. Hasselle, Program Committee Student Representative
Hasina Mohyuddin, Program Committee Fellow
Danielle Rousseau, Program Committee Member
Katie Schultz, Program Committee Member
Elizabeth Taylor, Conference Administrator

Affiliated Researchers

Image of Kathryn Howell, Associate Professor at the University of Memphis

Kathryn Howell, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Memphis.

Image of Esther Malm, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, at Murray State University.

Esther N.K. Malm, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, at Murray State University.

Image of Rosaura Gonzalez-Mendez, Associate Professor at the Universidad de La Laguna, Spain

Rosaura Gonzalez-Mendez, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at the Universidad de La Laguna, Spain.

Image of Susan Yoon, an Assistant Professor in the College of Social Work at The Ohio State University.

Susan Yoon, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the College of Social Work at The Ohio State University..

Current Collaborators

Anne-Stuart Bell, '17
Matthew Hagler, '13, University of Massachusetts Boston
Lisa Jones, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire
Kimberly Mitchell, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire
Chris Newlin, M.S., National Children's Advocacy Center
Alli Smith, '16, Kansas University
Heather Turner, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire
Marci Weber, '13, University of Mississippi

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