Family Studies and Human Services Extension Specialists
Elizabeth Kiss, Ph.D.
Youth and adult financial education related to earning, saving, spending, borrowing and protecting against risk. Including: developing spending plans; tracking spending and saving; saving and investing; planning for long-term goals such as home ownership, retirement or a child's education; understanding borrowing, credit reports, and credit scores; choosing appropriate insurance, emergency funds, protecting against identity theft and avoiding frauds and scams.
Elaine Johannes, Ph.D.
- Community Health Promotion Through Youth-Adult Partnerships
- Military Youth and Their Families
- Bully Prevention
- Grant Writing and Grant Management
- 4-H Healthy Living
- 4-H Essential Elements of Effective Youth
Charlotte Shoup Olsen, Ph.D.
- Marital and Couple Relationships
- Step Families/Divorcing Families
- Family Communication
- Families From Diverse Backgrounds
- Military Families
- Farm Families and Their Interpersonal Relationships
Bradford Wiles, Ph.D.
- Early Childhood Cognitive and Social-Emotional Development
- Applied Developmental Research Across the Lifespan
- Building Resilience in Vulnerable Families Through Mentoring
- Parent-Child Interaction in Military Families, Low-Income Families and Rural Families
- Early Childhood Education Including Head Start, Early Head Start, and Early Child Care Setting
- Mixed Research Methods, Including Advance Statistical Analyses
- Program Planning and Education
Erin Yelland, Ph.D.
- Adult development and aging
- Promoting healthy aging across the lifespan
- Sexuality and sexual expression in older adults
- Dementia and sexual consent capacity
- Educating communities and families on Alzheimer’s disease
- Fall prevention
- Dying, death, and grief