Human Development and Family Studies News

Dr. Amy Bonomi's article "Fiction or Not? Fifty Shades is Associated with Health Risks in Adoelscent and Young Adult Females" was the number one downloaded article out of the 162 published articles in the Journal of Women's Health for 2014.  The article, in addtion to her work, "'Double Crap!' Abuse and Harmed Identity in Fifty Shades of Grey," were also among the 100 most read articles across all of Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Publishers in 2014.  Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Publishers published 85 journals with a total of 9,067 articles in 2014.  Congratulations, Dr. Bonomi!

Dr. Esther E. Onaga was awarded the 2013-14 Michigan State University Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Award for the College of Social Sciences. Dr. Onaga was recognized for her work with the Michigan Family Impact Seminars. Congratulations, Dr. Onaga!

Dr. Robert Griffore was awarded one of four McGraw Hill Distinguished Scholar Award in Higher Education at the 17th Annual American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Conference. Congratulations, Dr. Griffore!

Dr. Le Anne E. Silvey was awarded the National Council of Family Relations (NCFR) Outstanding Service Award for service on the Inclusion and Diversity Committee from 2010-2014. Dr. Silvey was presented with the award on November 18, 2014 after concluding her final meeting as Chair of the Inclusion and Diversity Committee. Congratulations, Dr. Silvey!

HDFS doctoral student Alison Chrisler was awarded the Best Student/ Early Career Presentation Award at the Theory Construction and Research Methodology workshop sponsored by the National Council of Family Relations (NCFR). Alison was awarded for her work "Mom and Dad, Please Accept Me: Understanding Parent Reactions to Coming Out." Congratulations Alison!