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 the 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.



Tissyana C. Camacho, Ph.D.

Manisha Kaur Chase, Ph.D.

Rosemary Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Kandice S. Grote, Ph.D.

Shu-Sha Angie Guan, Ph.D.

Virginia W. Huynh, Ph.D.

Rika Meyer, Ph.D.

Nancy Miodrag, Ph.D.

Roxanne V. Moschetti, Ph.D.

Marlen Quintero Perez, Ph.D.

Emily E. Russell, Ph.D.

April Z. Taylor, Ph.D.

W. David Wakefield, Ph.D.



Joyce Munsch, Ph.D.

Barbara Polland, Ph.D.






































Delaram Ahmadyveasi, M.A.

Marcela Alvarez, M.A., MST

Hanna Avnon, M.S.W., LCSW

Alisa Baik, M.A.

Jennifer Bindel, M.A.

Shira Brill, M.S.

Joyce Marie Brusasco, Ed.D., CFLE

Andrea Cabadas, M.S.

Anais Calderon, M.A.

Amanda Carrasco, M.A.

Fernanda Castellon, M.A.

Allea Cauilan, M.S.

Natalie Chicas, M.A.

Krystle Palma Cobian, Ph.D.

Jamie Domine, M.S., PPS

Mane Dovlatyan, M.A.

Darcy Edwards, M.A.

T. September Ewing, Ph.D.

Jenna Felkey, Ph.D.

Natalie Flores-McCall, M.Ed.

Alexis Gavilanes, M.S., OT/L

Esther Govea, M.S.

Ashley Grace, M.S.W.

Dana Grekin, M.S.W.

Tonia Guida, Ph.D.

Ana Guzman, M.Ed.

Sophia Hain, M.Ed.

Victoria Hernandez, M.S.

Ainaria Johnson, M.Ed.

Jaklen Keshishyan, M.S.

Taiann Knetge, M.S.W., LCSW

Shandi Pleitez Lopez, M.Ed., PPS LEP

Xochilth Lopez Salgado, M.A.

Danielle Manska, Ph.D.

Paola Mayorga, M.S.W.

Brandy Molina, M.S.W., LCSW

Stephanie Orozco, M.A.

JoAnne Pandey, Ph.D.

Maneshka Perera, M.S., OT/L

Roxanne N. Rashedi, Ph.D.

Valeria Ramirez, M.A.

Rosalia Rojas, C.Phil.

Josselyne Rivas, M.A.

Karen Rivas-Cobar, M.S., LMFT

Jean Pauline Serrano, M.A.

Miena Sidiqi, M.A.

Donia Torabian, M.Ed.

Celida Vasquez, M.S.W., LCSW

Laura Velazquez Garcia, M.A.

Lianna Ventura, M.S.

Jennifer Villarreal, M.S.

Asil Yassine, Ed.M.