Graduate Student Alumni

Jaclyn Theisen-Raub, Ph.D.

Jaclyn Theisen-Raub received her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2021. She is currently an Adjunct Instructor at Wilmington University.

You can learn more about Dr. Theisen-Raub’s work by visiting her webpage.

Kimberly Crossman, Ph.D.

Kimberly Crossman received her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2015. She is currently an Associate Professor at California State University Monterey Bay.

You can learn more about Dr. Crossman’s work by visiting her webpage.

Angela Whittaker, M.S.

Angela Whittaker was a graduate assistant in the MAKE IT lab and received her M.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from Auburn University in 2014. She is currently a Research and Program Evaluation Head with the United States Marine Corps.

You can learn more about Ms. Whittaker’s work by visiting her webpage.

Elissa Thomann Mitchell, MSW, Ph.D.

Elissa Thomann Mitchell received her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2013. She is currently an Associate Professor at Southern Indiana University.

You can learn more about Dr. Thomann Mitchell’s work by visiting her webpage.

Megan Haselschwerdt, Ph.D.

Megan Haselschwerdt received her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2013. She is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

You can learn more about Dr. Haselschwerdt’s work by visiting her webpage.

Samantha Nielsen, M.S.

Samantha Nielsen received her M.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2012. She is currently the Associate Director of Academic Programs at Carnegie Mellon University.

You can learn more about Ms. Nielsen’s work by visiting her webpage.

Jessica (Miller) Grant, M.S., MSW

Jessica (Miller) Grant received her M.S. in Marriage and Family Services and her MSW from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2012. She is currently a Clinical Social Worker in Colorado.

You can learn more about Ms. Miller’s work by visiting her webpage.

Lyndal Khaw, Ph.D.

Lyndal Khaw received her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2010. She is currently an Associate Professor at Montclair State University.

You can learn more about Dr. Khaw’s work by visiting her webpage.

Grace Chung, Ph.D.

Grace Chung received her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2006. She is currently a Professor at Seoul National University.

You can learn more about Dr. Chung’s work by visiting her webpage.