The HDFS Global Research Series features internationally renowned scholars discussing contemporary issues in the field of family sciences. UD faculty, students, staff and the community are invited to attend.

The Spring 2019 Global Research Series will take place on Friday, April 26th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM, Ewing Room, Perkins Student Center.

Reception immediately following in the Gallery Room, Perkins Student Center.

Welcome from the University of Patras

Dr. Vassiliki Riga, University of Patras

Dr. Barbara Settles: A Mediated Life Narrative 

Dr. Eugenia Arvanitis, University of Patras

Researching “Private” Life: From Families on the Move to Mobilizing Intimate Relationships

Dr. Kornelia Hahn, University of Salzburg

“Social Emotional Wellness: The Challenges Families, Schools, and Communities Need to Overcome in the 21st Century”

Dr. Shulamit Ritblatt, San Diego State University

Coming Full Circle: Connecting Research, Practice, and Policy in Working With Latino Families

Dr. Megan Barolet-Fogarty, Centro Hispano

Past Global Research Series:

The fall 2018 Global Research Series featured Dr. Silvana Tiani Brunelli, Dr. Silvano Brunelli, Dr. Giulio Frasson, and Dr. Silvana Tiani Brunelli of the Centro Studi Podresca.  The spring 2018 series featured Dr. Eugenia Arvanitis of the University of Patras’ Department of Educational Science and Early Childhood Education, Dr. Jinkyung Kim of the Korean National Open University, and Dr. Chryssi Vitsilaki of the University of the Aegean’s Department of Preschool Education and Educational Design. The spring 2017 series featured guest scholars from Greece, Drs. Eugenia Arvanitis and Pandelis Kiprianos of the University of Patras’ Department of Educational Sciences and Early Childhood Education. The fall 2017 series featured Dr. Pia Schober of the University of Tubingen, Germany.