Huda Akef

Ph.D., Parenthood and Parent-Child Relationships

Human Development and Family Studies


Entered the Program: 2017

Hometown: Cairo, Egypt

Previous Education:

  • Ed.M., Human Development and Psychology, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2016
  • B.S., Electronics Engineering, The American University in Cairo, 2010

Research Interests:

  • Parenting in cultural and religious contexts, particularly in Egypt and the Middle East
  • Parental ethno-theories of child development and behavior
  • Parent Education

Advising Committee:

Major Advisor: Charles Super

Assistantship Experience:

  • Teaching Assistant for HDFS2001: Diversity issues in Human Development and Family studies, Fall 2017 – present
Huda Akef
Contact Information
Emailhuda.akef@uconn.edu
File HudaAkefCV20180403