Research Faculty Affiliates

Associate Professor, School of Social Work
Shawna Lee is an assistant professor at the School of Social Work and a faculty affiliate at the Institute for Social Research, Research Center for… more

Research Faculty Affiliate, CHGD
Christy joined the ABC team in September 2012 as a postdoctoral research fellow, and is now a Research Faculty Affiliate at CHGD.  Her primary roles… more

Assistant Professor, Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California-Irvine
Dr. Lukowski is an assistant professor of psychology and social behavior in the Department of Psychology and Social Behavior and the University of California, Irvine. … more

Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center
Dr. Mitchell’s research focuses on the causes and consequences of family formation behavior. He examines how social context such as neighborhood resources and values influence… more

Associate Professor, Psychology
Dr. Pecina’s areas of specialization includes:  affective neuroscience, behavioral models of sensory pleasure and desire, neural substrates of sensory pleasure and desire, role of the… more

Clinical Lecturer, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
Megan recently completed her Pediatrics clinical residency at the University of Michigan and is beginning her fellowship in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics.  She joined the Lumeng… more

Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Dr. Peterson is Professor and Director of the Human Nutrition Program for the School of Public Health, Research Professor for the Center for Human Growth… more

Assistant Research Scientist, U-M Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI)
Dr. Pradhan is interested in the etiology of injuries and fatalities due to motor vehicle crashes from a human factors and behavioral standpoint. His research… more

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Medical School
Jenny Radesky is a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician whose research focuses on family digital media use, child social-emotional development, and parent-child interaction.  She uses a combination… more

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Dr. Alexandra Rosati’s research examines the evolutionary origins of the human mind. How do other primates think about the world, and are their psychological abilities… more