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.
Title: Assoc. Professor and Extension Specialist
Chair of Human Development and Family Sciences Unit
Director for Great Plains-IDEA Graduate Programs
Contact Information:Phone: 785-532-7720 (office) 785-532-5510 (main office) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Adolescent health
- Prevention of youth-related problem behaviors (e.g., substance abuse, teen pregnancy, school dropout, delinquency, risk behavior, violence)
- Youth development
- Promotion of youth voice and engagement
- Family and Youth Development
- Social and Economic Determinants of Health
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