Child and Adolescent Development

  • CADV - Faculty and Staff


The Department faculty distinguish themselves through their academic & professional training, background, and accomplishments across the field of human development. They share their professional expertise and knowledge with their students, the university, and community. Representing innovative ideas, ground-breaking areas of research, connecting theory-to-practice, and a genuine interest in mentoring students, the faculty are recognized and lauded for their work and contributions.



Rosemary Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Kandice S. Grote, Ph.D.

Shu-Sha Angie Guan, Ph.D.

Virginia W. Huynh, Ph.D.

Nancy Miodrag, Ph.D.

Roxanne V. Moschetti, Ph.D.

Emily E. Russell, Ph.D.

Whitney Scott, Ph.D.

April Z. Taylor, Ph.D.

W. David Wakefield, Ph.D.



Carol S. Kelly, Ed.D.

Joyce Munsch, Ph.D.

Barbara Polland, Ph.D.






Shoshana Askren, M.S.W., LCSW

Shira Brill, M.S.

Joyce Marie Brusasco, M.S.

Marissa Colangelo, M.S.W., LCSW

Leslie Echols, Ph.D.

Tracy Ewing, Ph.D.

Vanessa Gallegos, M.S.W., LCSW

Linda Garcia, M.S., CCLS

Negin Ghavami, Ph.D.

Dima Haddad, M.S.W., LCSW

Belinda Hammond, M.A., CCLS

Camille Izvarin, M.S.

Kara Kogachi, M.A.

Olga Kramarova, M.S.

Rebekah McConnell, M.A.

JoAnne Pandey, Ph.D.

Maneshka Perera, M.S., OTR/L

Pranjali Upadhyay, M.A.

Andrea Rashtian, Ph.D.

Jennifer Villarreal, M.S.