Kathleen McCallops portrait

Cohort: 2023

CEHD Dean's Scholar

Contact

kamcca@udel.edu

Advisor(s):

Ann Aviles

Specialization(s):

Youth and Families

Research Interest(s)

Educational Opportunities, Food Insecurity, Housing Instability, Youth and Families

Kathleen McCallops

Kathleen McCallops is a Ph.D. candidate in the Human Development and Family Sciences program at the University of Delaware. Kathleen uses quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods, and street participatory action research to examine how race, class, and gender impact educational opportunities, housing instability, and food insecurity. Kathleen received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Communication from St. Lawrence University in 2014. After graduation, she worked as an AmeriCorps college access advisor in the Cleveland Public Schools. Kathleen received a Master of Science degree in Human Development and Family Sciences from the University of Delaware in 2018.

Dissertation Fellowship

University Dissertation Fellowship
Graduate College, University of Delaware
$28,000 Award

Recent Publications

  • Ritchie, L., Lessard, L., Harpainter, P., Tsai, M., Woodward-Lopez, G., Tracy, T., Gosliner, W., McCallops, K., Thompson, I., & Karpyn, A. (2021). Restaurant kids’ meal beverage offerings before and after implementation of healthy default beverage policy statewide in California compared to citywide in Wilmington, Delaware. Public Health Nutrition, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980021001245
  • Landry, M. J., Phan, K., McGuirt, J., Ostrander, A., Ademu, L., Seibold, M., McCallops, K., Tracy, T., & Karpyn, A. (2021). USDA Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) vendor criteria: An examination of US state agency variations. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(7), 3545. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18073545
  • Oakes, M. A., Crosby, C. A., McCallops, K., Schwarz, A. C., & McDonald, B. R. (2021). Judges, jurors, and gendered instructions to disregard evidence: Stereotype-congruent judicial instructions increase compliance. Psychology, Crime and Law. https://doi.org/10.1080/1068316X.2020.1867132
  • Karpyn, A., Lessard, L., McCallops, K., Harpainter, P., Apsley, A., Kennedy, N., Tracy, T., & Ritchie, L. D. (2020). Healthy default beverage policies for kids’ meals: A statewide baseline assessment of restaurant managers’ perceptions and knowledge in Delaware. Preventive Medicine Reports, 20, 101272. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2020.101272
  • Karpyn, A., McCallops, K., Wolgast, H., & Glanz, K. (2020). Improving consumption and purchases of healthier foods in retail environments: A systematic review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(20), 7524. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17207524
  • Aviles, A. M., McCallops, K., Hussain, M., Highberger, J., Ryding, R., Merriman-Nai, S., & May, H. (2020). Using Youth Risk Behavior Survey data to address housing instability in U.S. public schools. Journal of Children and Poverty, 26(2), 215-236. https://doi.org/10.1080/10796126.2020.1802649
  • Karpyn, A., McCallops, K., Wolgast, H., & Hepburn, E. (2020) Public-private partnerships to promote healthy food access. In W. Leal Filho, A. M. Azul, L. Brandli, A. Lange Salvia, & T. Wall (Eds.), Partnerships for the Goals: Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (pp. 1-12). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71067-9_68-1
  • McCallops, K., Aviles, A. M., Earnshaw, V. A., & Palkovitz, R. (2020). Homelessness and suicidality: The role of bullying and parental support. Family Relations. https://doi.org/10.1111/fare.12437
  • McCallops, K., Barnes, T. N., Berte, I., Fenniman, J., Jones, I., Navon, R., & Nelson, M. (2019). Incorporating culturally responsive pedagogy within social-emotional learning interventions in urban schools: An international systematic review. International Journal of Educational Research, 94, 11-28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2019.02.007
  • Barnes, T. N., & McCallops, K. (2019). Perceptions of culturally responsive pedagogy in teaching SEL. Journal of Multicultural Education, 13(1), 70-81. https://doi.org/10.1108/JME-07-2017-0044
  • Barnes, T. N., Cipriano, C., McCallops, K., Cuccini-Harmon, C., & Rivers, S. E. (2018). Examining the relationship between perceptions of teaching self-efficacy, school support and teacher and paraeducator’s well-being in a residential school setting. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 23(3), 284-295. https://doi.org/10.1080/13632752.2018.1461452

Recent Presentations

  • Karpyn, A., & McCallops, K. (2021, February 16). Improving consumption and purchases of healthy foods in retail environments: A systematic review [Invited presentation]. NOPREN/HER Healthy Food Retail Working Group. Virtual Meeting.
  • Karpyn, A., McCallops, K., & Hepburn, E. (2020, October 27-29). Agrotourism as a best practice to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 17 [Paper presentation]. International Workshop on Agritourism, Burlington, VT, United States. (Conference canceled)
  • Karpyn, A., McCallops, K., Tracy, T., & Wolgast, H., (2020, October 25-28). Outcomes from an institution-wide community engagement framework: Comparing perspectives across student, faculty, and community partners [Paper presentation]. 2020 Assessment Institute, Indianapolis, IN, United States. Virtual Conference.
  • Karpyn, A., Harpainter, P., Gosliner, W., Lee, D., Lessard, L., Martin, A., McCallops, K., Ritchie, L., Tsai, M., Woodward-Lopez, G., & Tracy, T. (2020, October 24-28). Healthy default beverages in kids’ meals: Evaluating policy implementation and impact in California and Delaware [Paper presentation]. American Public Health Association’s 2020 Annual Meeting, Virtual Conference.
  • Karpyn, A., McCallops, K., & Wolgast, H. (2020, October 15). Taking the pulse of community engagement [Invited presentation]. Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic Annual Meeting. Virtual Meeting.
  • Karpyn, A., & McCallops, K. (2020, March 5). Findings from the University Community Engagement Survey [Invited presentation]. University of Delaware Provost’s Symposium on Engaged Scholarship, Newark, DE, United States.
  • Karpyn, A., McCallops, K., & Glanz, K. (2020, January 29). Improving consumption and purchases of healthy foods in retail environments: A systematic review of grocery store interventions [Paper presentation]. Healthy Retail Research Convening, Washington, DC, United States.
  • McCallops, K., & Aviles, A. M. (2019, November 2-5). Bullying, suicidality, and youth homelessness: The role of parent support [Paper presentation]. National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth Conference, Washington, DC, United States.
  • McCallops, K. (2019, April 12). Using Youth Risk Behavior Survey data to address housing instability in U.S. public schools [Paper presentation]. University of Delaware Steele Symposium, Newark, DE, United States.
  • Barnes, T. N., McCallops, K., & Soriano, E. (2019, April 5-9). Relationship between teachers’ emotional and cultural competence, self-efficacy in social-emotional learning beliefs, and outcome expectancies [Paper presentation]. American Educational Research Association Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • McCallops, K., & Barnes, T. N. (2018, November 8-10). Incorporating culturally responsive pedagogy within social emotional learning interventions in urban schools: An international review [Paper presentation]. International Conference on Urban Education, Paradise Island, Bahamas.
  • McCallops, K., (2018, May 11). The relationship between bullying, suicide, and youth homelessness: The role of parent support as a moderator [Poster presentation]. University of Delaware Steele Symposium, Newark, DE, United States.
  • McCallops, K., & Sawyer Morris, G. (2017, June 23-25). Cultivating collaborative culture in doctoral student environments: An autoethnographic approach [Poster presentation]. International Association for Relationship Research Mini Conference, Syracuse, NY, United States.
  • Sawyer Morris, G., & McCallops, K. (2017, April 13). Cultivating collaborative culture in doctoral student environments: An autoethnographic approach [Paper presentation]. University of Delaware Graduate Student Forum, Newark, DE, United States.
  • Crosby-Currie, C. A., & McCallops, K. (2015, March 5-7). Factors that affect jurors’ use of inadmissible Evidence [Paper presentation]. Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA, United States.
  • McCallops, K. (2014, May 2). Factors that affect jurors’ use of inadmissible evidence [Paper presentation]. St. Lawrence University Festival of Science, Canton, NY, United States.

Professional Experience

  • Graduate Research Assistant, Dr. Ann Aviles, University of Delaware (2020-2021)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Dr. Allison Karpyn, Center for Research in Education and Social Policy, University of Delaware (2019-2021)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Dr. Ann Aviles, University of Delaware (2018-2019)
  • Co-Instructor, HDFS201: Lifespan Development, University of Delaware (2018)
  • Lab Coordinator, The Yale RELATE lab, University of Delaware (2017-2018)
  • Dissertation Research Assistant, Dr. Sara Shaw, University of Delaware (2017)
  • Teaching Assistant, HDFS 435: Programs for Children with Exceptionalities and HDFS 414: Guidance and Behavior Support, University of Delaware (2016-2018)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Dr. Tia Barnes, University of Delaware (2016-2018)
  • College Access Advisor, College Now Greater Cleveland (2014-2016)
  • Behavior Management Counselor, Cleveland Clinic Summer Treatment Program (2013)
  • Crisis Hotline Counselor, Reachout Crisis Hotline (2012-2014)

Honors & Awards

  • Graduate Student Travel Award, Graduate College, Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Delaware (2021)
  • Love of Learning Award, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (2020)
  • Summer Doctoral Fellowship, Graduate College, University of Delaware (2020)
  • Amy Rextrew Graduate Student Award, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Delaware (2019)
  • Kappa Omicron Nu National Honor Society, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Delaware (2018-Present)
  • The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, University of Delaware (2018-Present)
  • 1st Place Graduate Poster Award, Steele Symposium, College of Education and Human Development, University of Delaware (2018)
  • Dean’s Scholar, College of Education and Human Development, University of Delaware (2016-2020)

Professional Memberships

  • Mixed Methods International Research Association
  • American Educational Research Association
  • National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
  • National Council on Family Relations

Past Education

  • M.S., Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Delaware (2018)
    Thesis: The relationship between bullying, suicidality, and youth homelessness: The role of parent support as a moderator
  • B.S., Psychology, and Performance and Communication Arts, St. Lawrence University (2014)
    Senior honors thesis: Factors that affect juror’s use of inadmissible evidence