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.









Shira Brill, M.S.

Karen Rivas Cobar, M.S., MFT

Leslie Echols, Ph.D.

Tracy Ewing, Ph.D.

Elena Raissa Fasan, M.S.W., LCSW

Kelly Ann Field, M.A.

Vanessa Gallegos, M.S.W., LCSW

Evelyn Torres Garcia, M.S.

Linda Garcia, M.S., CCLS

Elizabeth Goldenberg Darvick, Ph.D.

Ana K. Gomez, M.A.

Dima Haddad, M.S.W., LCSW

Belinda Hammond, M.A., CCLS

Bianca Haro, C.Phil.

Christina Kang Toolan, M.A.

Piljoo Kang, Ph.D.

Kara Kogachi, M.A.

Shandi Lopez, M.Ed., PPS LEP

JoAnne Pandey, Ph.D.

Nida Rinthapol, Ph.D.

Amirah Saafir, C.Phil.

Jennifer Villarreal, M.S.