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

Anne Blackstock-Bernstein, Ph.D.

Shira Brill, M.S.

Grecia Chaparro, M.S.

Karen Rivas-Cobar, M.S., MFT

Krystle Cobian Palma, Ph.D.

Darcy Edwards, M.A.

Elianny Edwards, C.Phil. 

Tracy Ewing, Ph.D.

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

Kelly Ann Field, M.A.

Evelyn Torres Garcia, M.S.

Linda Garcia, M.S., CCLS

Ava Gilani Jacobs, M.A.

Elizabeth Goldenberg Darvick, Ph.D.

Ana K. Gomez, M.A.

Tonia Guida, Ph.D.

Dima Haddad, M.S.W., LCSW

Bianca Haro, C.Phil.

Taylor Hazelbaker, M.A.

Christina Kang Toolan, M.A.

Piljoo Kang, Ph.D.

Kara Kogachi, M.A.

Shandi Lopez, M.Ed., PPS LEP

JoAnne Pandey, Ph.D.

Maneshka Perera, M.S., OT/R

Marlen Quintero Perez, C.Phil.

Andrea Rashtian, Ph.D.

Nida Rinthapol, Ph.D.

Amirah Saafir, C.Phil.

Jennifer Villarreal, M.S.