Alexander Reid

Ph.D., Parenthood and Parent-Child Relationships

Entered the Program: 2014

Hometown: Northridge, California

Previous Education:

  • M.A., General Experimental Psychology, California State University Northridge, 2014
  • B.A., Psychology, California State University Northridge, 2012

Research Interests:

  • Close relationships related to adolescent and emerging adult adjustment
  • Cultural influences on parental-offspring relationships

Advising Committee:

  1. Major Advisor: Linda Halgunseth
  2. Associate Advisor: Kari Adamsons
  3. Associate Advisor: Noel Card
  4. Associate Advisor: Annamaria Csizmadia

Assistantship Experience:

  • Research Associate – Center for Applied Research in Human Development (2014-present)
  • Instructor of Record – HDFS 3103: Adolescent Development (Fall 2015-Fall 2016)
  • Teaching Assistant – HDFS 2004W: Research Methods in Human Development and Family Studies (Fall 2014-Spring 2015)


  • CLAS Dean’s Fund Fellowship – University of Connecticut (2015, 2016)
  • Jewell L. Taylor Graduate Fellowship – American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (2015)
  • Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program – California State University (2014)


  • Adjunct Lecturer – Psychology Department, University of Connecticut (Fall 2016)
  • Adjunct Lecturer – Psychology Department, California State University, Northridge (Summer 2014)
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