Kari Adamsons

Associate Professor


Ph.D., Human Development and Family Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2006

M.S., Human Development and Family Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2002

B.A., Psychology, College of William and Mary, 1996

Professional Interests

  • Fathering
  • Parental identity and behavior in diverse contexts and during times of transition (e.g., transition to parenthood, divorce/remarriage); parent education
  • Family theory and theorizing
  • Research methodology and measurement issues

Professional Activities

  • Associate Department Head for Undergraduate Studies
  • Director of the HDFS Undergraduate Honors Program
  • State coordinator, facilitator, and facilitator-trainer for the American Psychological Association’s ACT Raising Safe Kids program, an internationally-implemented parent education program focused on educating parents and caregivers about the ways children ages birth to eight are exposed to and involved in violence and how to help buffer children from violence and its effects. actagainstviolence.apa.org

 

Kari Adamsons
Contact Information
Emailkari.adamsons@uconn.edu
Phone860 486 8971
Mailing Address348 Mansfield Road U1058 Storrs, CT 06269-1058 USA