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Experts on Human Life Span and Human Development

Adulthood and Aging:

Dean Von Dras, Professor of Human Development (Psychology).
Adulthood and aging.
465-5012. vondrasd@uwgb.edu.

Counseling and Psychotherapy:

Kristin Vespia, Associate Professor of Human Development.
Counseling and psychotherapy. Career development process.
465-2746. vespiak@uwgb.edu.

Death, Dying and Loss:

Illene Cupit, Professor of Human Development (Psychology, Women's and Gender Studies). Director of Institute on Death, Dying and Bereavement.
Infancy and early childhood. Attachment relationships of babies and young children to caregivers. Bereavement and grieving.
465-2703. cupiti@uwgb.edu.

Infancy and Early Childhood:

Illene Cupit, Professor of Human Development (Psychology, Women's and Gender Studies). Director of Institute on Death, Dying and Bereavement.
Infancy and early childhood. Attachment relationships of babies and young children to caregivers. Bereavement and grieving.
465-2703. cupiti@uwgb.edu.

Jennifer Lanter, Associate Professor of Human Development (Psychology).
Director of the Language Learning Lab (www.uwgb.edu/learnlab). Children’s language acquisition. Complexities of verbal sounds. Meaning of words in language learning. Children’s language comprehension. Children’s language production abilities.
465-2490. lanterj@uwgb.edu.

Stress and Coping:

Kate Burns, Associate Professor of Human Development (Psychology).
Stereotyping, emotion and self-regulation. Women in math.
465-2427. burnsk@uwgb.edu.

Regan A. R. Gurung, Professor of Human Development (Psychology).
Stress and coping. Close relationships. Health behaviors, focusing on the role of social support.
465-5679. gurungr@uwgb.edu.

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