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: 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.
Co-Chair of ResilienceCon:is an Assistant Professor in the College of Social Work at The Ohio State University.
Founding Co-Chair of ResilienceCon: 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.
Project Manager & Conference Director:is a PhD Candidate at Oakland University working with Dr. Michele R. Parkhill. She has also worked with Life Paths Research Center for over 7 years and oversees the logistical and managerial tasks associated with ResilienceCon.
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is the Executive Director of The Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment and President of the Behavioral Sciences & Wellness Networks
is a Ph.D. Scholar at the Centre for Clinical Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore.
is a Chartered Psychologist and a Lecturer in Forensic Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom.
is a doctoral candidate in the School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research interests include services and policies that address intimate partner violence (IPV), health and social service utilization among recent immigrants, and the implementation of evidence-based practice.
is an Associate Professor at the Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Memphis.
is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, at Murray State University.
is an Associate Professor of Social Work at Indiana University.
is a community-clinical psychologist and advocate for bipartisan immigration reform
is an Associate Professor of Counseling at Texas A&M International University and a Texas Licensed Psychologist.
is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at Syracuse University.
is an international expert on offline and online risks among children and adolescents. She is employed as an online adjunct instructor at Penn State University and DePaul University.
is an Assistant Professor in the College of Social Work at The Ohio State University
Xiaodi Chen, ’22
Elizabeth de Wetter, ’22
Lynnaya Hamby, Hendrix University
Jenna Land, ’20
Nick Manco, ’20
Catherine Marine, ’21
Katherine Montgomery, ’22