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Doctoral Students

Katrina Akande

Katrina Akande
Family Processes

M.A., Community Counseling, Eastern Kentucky University
B.S., Corrections & Juvenile Services, Eastern Kentucky University

Hometown: Richmond, Kentucky
Interests: fishing, traveling, cooking

Marcia Bell

Marcia Malone Bell
Adolescent Development

M.S., Family Studies (MFT), University of Kentucky
B.S., Individual and Family Development, University of Kentucky

Hometown: Lexington, Kentucky
Interests: sports, historical novels, classical piano, technology, and a good cup of tea

Kristyn Blackburn

Kristyn Blackburn
Family Processes

M.S., Family Science (MFT), University of Kentucky
B.S., Psychology, University of Georgia

Hometown: Senoia, Georgia
Interests: reading, baking, hiking

Heather Blanton

Heather Blanton
Adolescent Development

B.S., Individual and Family Development, University of Kentucky

Hometown: Lexington, Kentucky
Interests: time with my husband and son, traveling, church, cooking, baking, scrapbooking, hiking, photography, Siesta Key Beach

Guangyi Cui

Guangyi Cui
Adolescent Development

B.A. Psychology, Shandong Normal University (China)

Hometown: Jinan (Shandong Province), China
Interests: Japanese culture, cooking

Laura Frey

Laura Frey
Family Processes

M.S., Family Science (MFT), University of Kentucky
B.S., Youth, Adult, & Family Services, Purdue University

Hometown: Griffin, Indiana
Interests: reading, cooking, sewing, knitting

DJidjoho Gnonhossow

Djidjoho Gnonhossou
Family Processes

M.A., Christian Education, Asbury Theological Seminary
M.A., Marriage, Family & Child Counseling, Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary
B.A., Linguistics and Communication, University of Abomey Calavi (Benin)

Hometown: Cotonou, Republic of Benin
Interests: cooking, music, spending time with family

Charlene Harris

Charlene Harris
Family Processes

M.S.W., Social Work, University of Kentucky
B.A., Sociology, Berea College

Hometown: Siparia, Trinidad and Tobago
Interests: painting, reading, crafts, cooking, traveling

Jillian Hawks

Jillian Hawks
Family Processes

M.S., Family Sciences (MFT), University of Kentucky
B.S., Human Ecology, Ohio State University

Hometown: Muncie, Indiana
Interests: spending time with family and friends, taking walks, reading, watching movies

Charlene Harris

Erin Henry
Adolescent Development

M.S.,Criminal Justice, Eastern Kentucky University
B.A., Criminal Justice, Eastern Kentucky University

Hometown: Richmond, Kentucky
Interests: yoga, reading, gardening, hiking, cooking

Sarah Jenkins

Sara Jenkins
Family Processes

M.S., Vocational Education, University of Kentucky
B.S., Family & Consumer Sciences Education, University of Kentucky

Hometown: Salyersville, Kentucky
Interests: traveling, reading for pleasure, hiking and nature, quilting

Gabriela Jiskrova

Gabriela Jiskrova
Adolescent Development

M.S., Psychology, Masaryk University (Czech Republic)

Hometown: Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: hiking, traveling, horror movies and books, cooking and food in general

Deborah Keys

Deborah Keys
Aging

M.S., Family Science, University of Kentucky
B.S., Psychology, Purdue University

Hometown: Lexington, Kentucky
Interests: ??

Albert Ksinan

Albert Ksinan
Adolescent Development

M.S., Psychology, Masaryk University (Czech Republic)
B.S., Psychology, Masaryk University (Czech Republic)
B.A. English Language and Literature, Masaryk University (Czech Republic)

Hometown: Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: reading, cooking, traveling, computers

Joann Lianekhammy

Joann Lianekhammy
Family Processes

M.A., Experimental Psychology, University of Kentucky
B.A., Psychology & Anthropology, Western Kentucky University

Hometown: Bowling Green, Kentucky
Interests: camping, hiking, spending time with friends and family

Mark Mains

Mark Mains
Family Processes

M.A., Vocational Education, University of Kentucky
B.S., Agricultural Biotechnology, University of Kentucky

Hometown: Florence, Kentucky
Interests: reading (science fiction, fantasy, horror); amateur foodie; time with family, spouse, and dog; landscaping and gardening

Jakub Mikuska

Jakub Mikuska
Adolescent Development

M.S.,Psychology, Masaryk University (Czech Republic)
B.A. Psychology, Tmava University (Slovakia)

Hometown: Bratislava, Slovakia
Interests: music (both playing and listening), movies, nature games (board/card, video, role playing)

Jaci Norman

Jacqueline Norman
Family Processes

M.Ed., Moderate & Severe Disabilities, University of Kentucky
B.S., French Education, Georgia Southern University

Hometown: Lexington, Kentucky
Interests: family time, swimming, hiking, baking, community service

Ilya Okhotnikov

Ilya Okhotnikov
Family Processes

D.Min., Family Ministry and Counseling, Asbury Theological Seminary
M.Div., Pastoral Ministry, Pentecostal Theological Seminary
Engineer, Radio-Electronic Devices, Izhevsk State Technical University (Russia)

Hometown: Izhevsk, Russia
Interests: family time, church ministry, photography, traveling, sports, music

Martha Perry

Martha Perry
Family Processes

M.S., Family Science (MFT), University of Kentucky
B.S., Human Development, Virginia Tech
B.S., Sociology, Virginia Tech

Hometown: Charlottesville, Virginia
Interests: singing, the outdoors, college football, CrossFit

Kimberly Price

Kimberly Price
Family Processes

M.S.W., Social Work, University of Kentucky
M.S., Recreation and Park Administration, Eastern Kentucky University
B.S., Leisure Programming, Eastern Kentucky University

Hometown: none (Army brat)
Interests: Spending time with family, cooking, and scrapbooking

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Cheryl Ramey
Family Processes

Psy.S., School Psychology, Eastern Kentucky University
M.S., Clinical Psychology, Eastern Kentucky University
B.S., Psychology, Eastern Kentucky University

Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama
Interests: training therapy dogs, gardening, antiquing, reading

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Josh Roberts
Adolescent Development

M.S.,Criminal Justice, Eastern Kentucky University
B.S., Middle School Education (science/social studies), Eastern Kentucky University

Hometown: Irvine, Kentucky
Interests: reading, working on my race car, listening to music, being outdoors

Anthony Setari

Anthony Setari
Family Finance & Economics

M.A., Teaching, Johns Hopkins University
B.A., Writing & Linguistics, Georgia Southern University

Hometown: Tamarac, Florida
Interests: screenwriting, baseball, traveling

Chuck Stamper

Charles Stamper
Family Processes

M.S., Vocational Education, University of Kentucky
B.A., Middle School Education, Alice Lloyd College

Hometown: Paintville, Kentucky
Interests: spending time with my wife and daughter, reading novels, enjoying nature

Rodion Svynarenko

Rodion Svynarenko
Family Processes

B.S., Psychology, Odesa National University (Ukraine)

Hometown: Odessa, Ukraine
Interests: bicycling, hiking, reading European Philosophy books.

Nichole Stork-Hestad

Amanda Westmoreland
Family Processes

Post-M.S., Certificate, Marriage & Family Therapy,
University of Louisville
M.S., Child Development & Family Studies,
Middle Tennessee State University
B.S., Public Health, Clemson University

Hometown: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Interests: volunteering with special needs kids, church, travel, outdoor activities

Erin Yelland

Erin Yelland
Aging

B.S., Youth, Adult, & Family Services, Purdue University
(Minor: Organizational Leadership & Supervision)

Hometown: Canton, Ohio
Interests: traveling, cooking, baton twirling

Qun (Kelly) Zhang

Qun (Kelly) Zhang
Family Finance & Economics

M.S., Family Sciences, University of Kentucky
B.A., English, Dalian Nationalities University (China)

Hometown: Harbin, China
Interests: traveling, skiing, piano, movies, shopping

Master’s Students

Rachel Abney

Rachel Abney
Family Processes

B.S., Family Consumer Science Education, Eastern Kentucky University

Hometown: Leitchfield, Kentucky
Interests: gardening, sewing, scrapbooking, reading and spending as much time as possible with my son

Erin Aiello

Erin Aiello
Couple & Family Theripy

B.S., Family & Consumer Sciences, Illinois State University

Hometown: Cary, Illinois
Interests: running, yoga, Reading

Stephanie Pashby

Stephanie Armes
Couple & Family Therapy

B.S., Psychology (minor: Spanish), Seattle Pacific University

Hometown: Midland Michigan
Interests: playing clarinet, singing, theater, figure skating, hiking, camping, yoga, running, speaking Spanish

Justin Blowing

Justin Bowling
Couple & Family Therapy

B.S., Family Science, University of Kentucky

Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky
Interests: being outdoors

Stephanie Boyd

Stephanie Boyd
Family Processes

B.S., Family Science, University of Kentucky

Hometown: Shelbyville, Kentucky
Interests: reading, yoga, jogging, spending time with family, advocating for birthing options

Matt Carlson

Matt Carlson
Couple & Family Therapy

B.S., Family Science, University of Kentucky

Hometown: Shelbyville, Kentucky
Interests: running, reading, movies, traveling

Elizabeth Cox

Elizabeth Cox

B.S., Family Sciences, University of Kentucky

Hometown: Lexington, Kentucky
Interests: photography/videography, horses, traveling, youth ministry, spending time with friends and family

Brigitte Dooley

Brigitte Dooley
Couple & Family Therapy

B.S., Psychology, University of Georgia

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Interests: playing guitar, yoga, horseback riding, tennis

Zuzana Gassova

Zuzana Gassova
Couple & Family Therapy

M.S., Psychology, Masaryk University (Czech Republic)
B.S., Psychology, Tmava University (Slovakia)

Hometown: Povazska Bystrica, Slovakia
Interests: board games, organizing events, reading

Haley Gresham

Haley Gresham
Couple & Family Therapy

B.S., Psychology (and minor in family studies), Berry College

Hometown: Griffin, Georgia
Interests: horses, being outdoors, photography, traveling

Katherine Hahn

Katherine Hahn
Family Processes

B.S., Child & Family Studies, Eastern Kentucky University

Hometown: Bardstown, Kentucky
Interests: cooking, crafting, being outdoors

Amanda Hamilton

Amanda Hamilton
Aging

B.S. Family & Consumer Sciences, Eastern Kentucky University

Hometown: Nicolas County, Kentucky
Interests: reading, being outside, spending time with family and friends, church.

Kristen Hamilton

Kristen Hamilton
Couple & Family Therapy

B.S., Family Science, University of Kentucky

Hometown: Springfield, Kentucky
Interests: sports, babysitting, shopping

Joanne Haviland

Joanne Haviland
Couple & Family Therapy

B.S., Family Science, University of Kentucky

Hometown: Marlton, New Jersey
Interests: running, hiking, indoor cycling, baking

Katelyn Hendricks

Katelyn Hendricks
Couple & Family Therapy

B.S., Family Science, University of Kentucky

Hometown: Crestwood, Kentucky
Interests: reading, sports, traveling

Toby Jenkins

Toby Jenkins
Couple & Family Therapy

B.S., Industrial Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University

Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina
Interests: golf, running, biking, carpentry, traveling, spending time with family

Jessica King

Jessica King
Couple & family Therapy

B.A.,Psychology (and minor in speech comm.), Whitworth University

Hometown: Cheney, Washington
Interests: baking, crafting, shoe shopping, working/volunteering with kids

Meagan Klee

Meagen Klee
Adolescent Development

B.S., Merchandising, Apparel, & Textiles, University of Kentucky

Hometown: Nonesuch, Kentucky
Interests: being outside, swimming, skiing, dancing, sewing, volleyball

Katarina Krizova

Katarina Krizova
Couple & Family Therapy

M.S., Psychology, Masaryk University (Czech Republic)
B.A., Psychology, University of Trnava (Slovakia)

Hometown: Bratislava, Slovakia
Interests: reading, traveling, movies, stories

Laura Kusisto

Laura Kusisto
Couple & Family Therapy

B.S., Human Development & Family Studies, Indiana University
B.A., Spanish, Indiana University

Hometown: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Interests: hairstyling, marching band, swimming, and overseas study/traveling abroad

Melinda Lemaster

Melinda Lemaster
Adolescent Development

B.S., Family Sciences, University of Kentucky
A.A., Bluegrass Community & Technical College
A.A.S., Legal Assistant, Mayo Technical College  

Hometown: Lexington, Kentucky
Interests: being outdoors, movies, reading fiction

Rachael Looney

Rachael Looney
Adolescent Development

B.A., Psychology, University of Kentucky

Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky
Interests: ??

Katherine Oliver

Katherine Oliver
Family Processes

B.S., Psychology, Kentucky State University
A.A., Spanish, Kentucky State University

Hometown: Winchester, Kentucky
Interests: music and singing, food and cooking, cultural activities

Dallin Parkinson

Dallin Parkinson
Couple & Family Therapy

B.A., English Literature, Bringham Young University

Hometown: Hemet, California
Interests: reading, piano, sports

Dayna Parrett

Dayna Parrett
Adolescent Development

B.S., Family Science, University of Kentucky

Hometown: Cecilia, Kentucky
Interests: spending time with family and friends, reading, being on the farm

Kassidy Pendleton

Kassidy Pendleton
Couple & Family Therapy

B.S., Behavioral Sciences (emphasis in Family Studies), Utah Valley University

Hometown: St. George, Utah
Interests: hiking, sewing, traveling

Renee Setari

Renee Setari
Family Finance and Economics

B.A., English, Georgia Southern University

Hometown: Tarmac, Florida
Interests: visual arts, classic movie, travel

Michael Sitton

Michael Sitton
Couple & Family Therapy

B.S., Sociology, Brigham Young University - Idaho

Hometown: Altus, Oklahoma
Interests:spending time with family, church, exercise, reading

Courtney Sonntag

Courtney Sonntag
Couple & Family Therapy

B.S., Psychology, Virginia Tech University
B.S., Human Development, Virginia Tech University

Hometown:Stafford, Virginia
Interests: baking, reading, running

Marla Stillwell

Marla Stillwell
Family Processes

B.S., Animal Science, Murray State University

Hometown: Upton, Kentucky
Interests: spending time with family, working in Cooperative Extension/4-H Youth Development, photography, cake decorating, quilting

Amber Thompson

Amber Thompson
Couple & Family Therapy

B.S., Child & Family Development, University of Central Missouri

Hometown: Kansas City, Missouri
Interests: baking

Laura White

Laura White
Aging

B.S. Health Promotion, Morehead State University

Hometown: Morehead, Kentucky
Interests: family time, Extension work

Staci Zimmerman

Staci Zimmerman
Aging

B.S., Human Ecology, Ohio State University
(Emphasis: family science; Minor: sexuality studies)

Hometown: Freemont, Ohio
Interests: spending time with fiancé, his son, and family; watching One Tree Hill and Grey's Anatomy

 
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