Alex Molaver

Entered the Program: 2014

Hometown: Southington, CT

Previous Education:

  • M.A., University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 2016
  • B.S., Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences School of Nursing, Boston, MA, 2011

Research Interests:

  • Adult mental health, including loneliness, fear of intimacy, and rejection sensitivity.
  • Diversity issues, such as intergroup oppression.
  • Gender differences, such as different effects of maternal versus paternal acceptance-rejection on adults’ mental health.

Advising Committee:

  1. Major Advisor: Kari Adamsons, HDFS
  2. Associate Advisor: Ronald Rohner, HDFS
  3. Associate Advisor: Rhiannon Smith, Psychology

Degree Milestones:

  • April 2016 – Thesis defense

Assistantship Experience:

  • Current, Teaching Assistant – Individual and Family Development

Awards/scholarships/fellowships:

  • 2011 – First Honor Graduate, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences School of Nursing