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Area of Expertise: Teenagers

Ketchum, Karyl E.

Associate Professor of Womern and Gender Studies

Areas of Knowledge
  • Bullying in K-12 Schools
  • Gender
  • Transgender Identities
  • Visual Culture
  • Queer Studies
  • Technology
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Topics

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Kim, Janna L.

Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Studies

Areas of Knowledge
  • adolescent development
  • sexual socialization
  • gender socialization

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Malagon, Maria C.

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Areas of Knowledge
  • Latina/o Education
  • Latina/o Youth

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Prinsky, Lorraine

Professor Emeritus of Sociology

Areas of Knowledge
  • Juvenile law
  • Juvenile justice
  • Service learning
  • Law
  • Deviant behavior

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Randall, Lynda E.

Professor of Secondary Education

Areas of Knowledge
  • Teen depression and suicide
  • Gender issues in adolescence
  • Teacher preparation

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Weiss, Jie W.

Professor of Health Science

Associate Director, Center for the Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles and Prevention of Obesity

Areas of Knowledge
  • health promotion among cultural diverse population (particularly in Asian and Latino ethnic groups), including school- and community-based health promotion programs.
  • Using the Behavioral Decision-Making model as the theoretical framework to examine lifestyle choices in various health domains (such as smoking, alcohol and other drug use, physical activity, eating behavior).
  • psychosocial and environmental factors on health behaviors and risk perceptions, and motivation in health behavior change and maintenance using the “real-time” data collection technology, or the Ecological Momentary Assessment methods

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