Meet the PPRT Members
Nathan Winner is a 4th year doctoral student who has recently completed his thesis project investigating the impact of race and family structure on parenting and college student mental health. He is working on his dissertation which will explore the relationship between helicopter parenting and narcissistic traits in college students. His professional goals include working in a VA or with the military.
Christopher Perez is a 3rd year doctoral student who recently completed his thesis project which explored whether distress tolerance mediated the relationship between helicopter parenting and college student mental health outcomes.
Alexandra Teller is a 2nd year doctoral student with interests in understanding the impacts of large scale disasters on parenting.
Chrissy Ammons is a first year doctoral student. She is beginning work on a project examining parenting in the development of the traits of forgiveness and gratitude and the ways these constructs may impact adult attachment relationships.
Jackson Howard is a 2nd year master's student who is completing a project examining the role of parenting in the development of grit.
Jennifer Shirley is a 1st year master's student.