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New & Forthcoming Titles | Emerging Issues in Family and Individual Resilience (About the Editor)

Emerging Issues in Family and Individual Resilience

Emerging Issues in Family and Individual Resilience

Series Editors: Harrist, Amanda W., Wilson, Stephan M.

ISSN: 2366-6072

Amanda Harrist, Ph.D., is Associate Director for Education and Translation at the Center for Family Resilience and Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Science at Oklahoma State University. Her research focuses around the theme of understanding psychosocial risk and protective processes in children’s social contexts, particularly the home and classroom settings. She has been Principle Investigator for the Families & Schools for Health Project, a longitudinal interdisciplinary study of the psychosocial risk factors in child obesity that was funded by USDA and that followed almost 1200 rural school children across 5 years. Dr. Harrist is co-editor of a book published in 2012 by APA Press entitled, Authoritative parenting: Synthesizing nurturance and discipline for optimal child development. She has served as contributing editor for Child Development and has been on the editorial board of the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. Dr. Harrist is currently president of the Society for Research on Human Development. Joseph G. Grzywacz, Ph.D., is Director of the Center for Family Resilience and the George Kaiser Family Foundation Endowed Chair of Family Resilience in the College of Human Sciences at OSU. With over 10 years of ongoing support from the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Grzywacz has studied the structural and psychosocial aspects of work and family that pose direct health threats. He has published over 190 articles, in 2013 he led the creation of an edited volume entitled New Frontiers in Work and Family Research, he is an associate editor of the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology and is on the editorial board of Family Relations and Human Relations.