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.

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.

Emily E. Russell, Ph.D.

April Z. Taylor, Ph.D.

W. David Wakefield, Ph.D.



Joyce Munsch, Ph.D.

Barbara Polland, Ph.D.
























Hanna Avnon, M.S.W., LCSW

Ekaterina Barajas, M.S.W., LCSW

Jennifer Bindel, M.A.

Shira Brill, M.S.

Jennifer Cabrera, C.Phil.

Grecia Chaparro, M.S.

Karen Rivas-Cobar, M.S., MFT

Krystle Cobian Palma, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Goldenberg Darvick, Ph.D.

Darcy Edwards, M.A.

Tracy Ewing, Ph.D.

Jenna Felkey, C.Phil.

Natalie Flores-McCall, M.Ed.

Evelyn Torres Garcia, M.S.

Laura Velazquez Garcia, M.A.

Ava Gilani Jacobs, M.A.

Ana K. Gomez, M.A.

Tonia Guida, Ph.D.

Dima Haddad, M.S.W., LCSW

Victoria Hernandez, M.S.

Christina Kang Toolan, M.A.

Piljoo Kang, Ph.D.

Shandi Lopez, M.Ed., PPS LEP

Danielle Corona Manska, Ph.D.

Samantha Marangell, Ph.D.

Brandy Molina, M.S.W.

Vana Khachatourian Namager, M.A.

JoAnne Pandey, Ph.D.

Felicita Penas, M.S.W., LCSW

Maneshka Perera, M.S., OT/R

Marlen Quintero Perez, C.Phil.

Bernardette Pinetta, M.S.

Rokeya Raman, M.A.

Andrea Rashtian, Ph.D.

Anthony Segura, M.A.

Celida Vasquez, M.S.W., ACSW

Jennifer Villarreal, M.S.