Shannon E. Weaver

Associate Professor


Educational Background:

Ph.D, Human Environmental Sciences, Human Development and Family Studies, University of Missouri-Columbia, Major areas of study: Family Studies with a concentration in Gender, 2000

M.S., Human Development and Family Studies, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1997

B.S., Human Development and Family Studies, University of Missouri-Columbia, Major area of study: Family Studies, 1995

 

Research Interests:

Family Interaction; Family Theory; Remarriage and Stepfamilies; Gender.

 

Selected Publications:

* Denotes student author.

Sharp, E., Weaver, S. E., & Zvonkovic, A. (2017). Introduction to the special issue: Feminist framings of sexual violence on college campuses. Family Relations, 66(1), 7-16.

Sharp, E. & Weaver, S. E. (2015). Feeling like feminist frauds: Theorizing feminist accountability in feminist family studies research in a neoliberal, postfeminist context. Journal of Family Theory & Review, 7(3), 299-320.

Weaver, S. E. & Ruitto, R.* (2014). Family consumption. In M. Coleman & L. Ganong (Eds.) The Social History of the American Family (pp. 480-483). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Weaver, S. E. & Van Ness, K.* (2014). Parental controls. In M. Coleman & L. Ganong (Eds.) The Social History of the American Family (pp. 994-997). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Weaver, S. E. & Koberstein, N.* (2014). Sibling rivalry. In M. Coleman & L. Ganong (Eds.) The Social History of the American Family (pp. 1183-1187). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Johnson, S.,* Goldman, J., Garey, A., & Weaver, S. (2011). Emerging adults’ identity exploration: Illustrations from inside the “camp bubble.” Journal of Adolescent Research, 26(2), 258-295.

Weaver, S. E. & Coleman, M. (2010). Caught in the middle: Mothers in stepfamilies. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 27(3), 305-326.

Selected Presentations:

Sanner, C.,* Weaver, S. E., & Coleman, M. (November 2017). Issues of power and control for women in stepfamilies. Poster presentation at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference.

Sharp, E., Weaver, S.E., & Zvonkovic, A. (November 2015). Preconference co-chairs. Eradicating Sexual Violence on College Campuses: Putting Patriarchy in its Place. National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference.

Sharp, E., Weaver, S. E. , & Britton, C.* (November 2015). Twenty-five years of Jessie Bernard papers in Feminist Family Studies: Theory, method, and content. Paper presentation at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Theory Construction and Research Methodology Workshop.

Weaver, S. E. (November 2015). The future of marriage: Then and now. Paper presentation at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference.

Recent External Funding:

Weaver, S. E. (Principal) “HDFS College Career Pathways Program 2016-2017”, $17,500. Sponsored by Connecticut Department of Education, Awarded/Active, (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017).

Weaver, S. E. (Principal), “HDFS College Career Pathways Program 2015-2016”.
Sponsored by Connecticut Department of Education, Awarded/Active, (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016).

Contact Information
Emailshannon.weaver@uconn.edu
Phone860 486 4684
Mailing Address348 Mansfield Road Unit 1058 Storrs, CT 06269-1058 USA