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Archive for the ‘Children’ Specialty

Brakefield, Jan

assistant professor of consumer sciences certified financial planner 205/348-8722 (o) jbrakefi@ches.ua.edu Family budgeting, Personal financial planning, Wise use of credit, Holiday budgeting, Consumer issues/customer service, Estate planning, Insurance issues, Teaching kids how to manage money, Helping college students manage resources – money, time, academic pursuits, campus involvement

Curtner-Smith, Mary Liz

associate professor of human development and family studies 205/348-8151 (o), 205/333-5964 (h) mcurtner@ches.ua.edu Children who are bullies, Children in divorced families, Children’s health, Helping adolescents make decisions about wearing makeup, Dating, Corporal punishment

Hudson, Carmen

assistant professor of human development and family studies 205/348-8149 (o), 205/348-6158 (o), 205/553-0541 (h) chudson@ches.ua.edu Pre-school child development, Age-appropriate toys, Behavior, Holidays, Christmas, Children’s health

Lane, Ralph

professor of human nutrition 205/348-8128 (o), 205/348-6157 (o), 205/333-1141 (h) rlane@ches.ua.edu Children’s health, Children’s nutrition, Food, Cereals, Beverages, Breakfast cereals, Sugar in beverages, Halloween, Candy and healthy holiday treats

Starks, Karen

assistant professor of social work 205/348-9787 (o) canada@sw.ua.edu African-American entrepreneurship, Social policy, Child abuse and neglect