Strengthening Children's Lives Through Science and Community Engagement

Staff


Allgeier Dara Assistant Researcher dallgeier@ku.edu
Anderson Kim Assistant Researcher kimanderson@ku.edu
Behrens Sarah Graduate Research Asst. sbehrens2@kumc.edu
Beytien Rachel Graduate Research Asst. rbeytien@ku.edu
Bigelow Kathy Assistant Research Professor kbigelow@ku.edu
Boyd Brian Director, Assoc Professor brian.boyd@ku.edu
Bross Leslie Graduate Research Asst. leslie.bross@ku.edu
Bryant Jenne Accurso Assistant Director jaccurso@ku.edu 
Buzhardt Jay Assoc. Research Professor jaybuz@ku.edu 
Carta Judith J. Senior Scientist/Professor   carta@ku.edu 
Cintora Sandra Assistant Researcher scintora@ku.edu 
Cisler Bryan Application Developer bcisler@ku.edu
Conforti George IT Support Tech Sr geohawk@ku.edu 
Consolver Kyle Research Project Coordinator kconsolver@ku.edu
Cummings Lucy Graduate Research Asst. lucycummings@ku.edu
Dickson Blake Assistant Researcher bdickson@ku.edu
Elwood Jamie Assistant Researcher jamie.elwood@ku.edu    
Feldmiller Sarah Assistant Researcher sfeldmiller@ku.edu 
Fentress Beth  Assistant Researcher fentressbeth@ku.edu
Fleming April Grant Coordinator aprilmfleming@ku.edu 
Greenwood Charles R. Senior Scientist/Professor   greenwood@ku.edu 
Guerrero Gabriela Assistant Researcher gguerrero@ku.edu
Heitzman-Powell Linda Assistant Research Professor   lhpowell@ku.edu 
Henitz Bethany Graduate Research Asst. bethanyheintz@ku.edu
Henley Vanessa Graduate Research Asst. vhenley@ku.edu 
Higgins Susan Research Project Coord   kusus@ku.edu 
Huffman Jonathan Graduate Research Asst. jonathan.huffman@ku.edu 
Irvin Dwight Assistant Research Professor dwirvin@ku.edu
Irvin Adam Research Aide airvin_sta@ku.edu
Jia Fan Associate Researcher fanjia@ku.edu 
Johner Stacy Assistant Researcher johners@ku.edu 
Johnson Samantha Graduate Research Asst. samantha-johnson@ku.edu
Jones Sarah Graduate Research Asst. sarah.k.jones@ku.edu
Lappin Amanda Graduate Reseach Asst. amanadalappin@ku.edu
Leonard Julia Graduate Research Asst. julialeonard@ku.edu
Lewis Stacie Assistant Researcher sdlewis@ku.edu
Martinez Martha Assistant Researcher rmbar@ku.edu 
Messerly Alexis Graduate Research Asst. a935m342@ku.edu
Millin Jacqueline Research Project Coord jmillin@ku.edu 
Muehe Christine Research Database Admin cmuehe@ku.edu
Mullinex Kajsa Assistant Researcher kmullinex@ku.edu
Petersen Sarah Research Project Coord   sarahkay@ku.edu 
Poracsky Kristina Assistant Researcher k494p736@ku.edu
Ramesh Divya Assistant Researcher divya@ku.edu
Schiefelbusch Jeanie Research Project Coord jeans@ku.edu 
Schnitz Alana Assistant Research Professor aschnitz@ku.edu
Schwartz Kari Assitant Researcher - Coach k327s765@ku.edu
Skill Diana Office Manager dskill@ku.edu 
Spiridigliozzi Natascha Research Aide n870a872@ku.edu
Swindler Sean Dir. of Comm. Projects sswindler@kumc 
Tapia Yolanda Assistant Researcher tapia@ku.edu 
Terry-Campbell Barbara J. Assistant Research Professor   terryb@ku.edu 
Thiemann-Bourque Kathy Assistant Research Professor thiemann@ku.edu 
Turcotte Amy Research Project Coord amyturcotte@ku.edu 
Walker Dale Assoc. Research Professor walkerd@ku.edu 
Wallisch Anna Post Doctoral Researcher annakeeney@ku.edu
Watson Emma Assistant Researcher emma.watson@ku.edu
Whaley Anna Graduate Research Asst. amwhaley@ku.edu 
Widner McKenzie Assistant Researcher kenzie@ku.edu
Wills Howard P. Assoc. Research Professor hpwills@ku.edu 

What's New
Job Opportunities
  • Assistant Researcher: We are seeking a part-time to full-time Assistant Researcher for a research project that focuses on developing and implementing a coaching model for an elementary classroom management intervention. Approximately 4 school districts and 20 elementary schools with students at risk for school failure will participate in the project and contribute to the development of the program. For more information and to apply, go hereKU is an EO/AAE.
  • Graduate Research Assistant: We are seeking 1-3 graduate research assistant(s) with studies or background in applied behavioral science, special education, psychology, school psychology or related field. The primary purpose of this project is to support high-needs elementary students with the CW-FIT Program (a classroom management intervention) while building for scale and sustainability by developing a district coaching model. For more information and to apply, go hereKU is an EO/AAE.
  • Research Project Coordinator: Seeking a part-time to full-time Research Project Coordinator for a research project that focuses on developing and implementing a coaching model for an elementary classroom management intervention. Approximately 4 school districts and 20 elementary schools with students at risk for school failure will participate in the project and contribute to the development of the program. For more information and to apply, go hereKU is an EO/AAE.
  • Postdoctoral Researcher: The Postdoctoral Program at the Juniper Gardens Children’s Project (JGCP) seeks a postdoctoral researcher. The purpose of the proposed project is to provide a Quantitative Postdoctoral Researcher with experience that will enable them to conduct high quality behavioral, educational, and special education research in childhood settings. The goal of the training program is to prepare quantitative researchers with the collaborative and methodological skills necessary to conduct next generation of research. For more information and to apply go hereKU is an EO/AAE.
  • Postdocotral Researcher: The Postdoctoral Research Program at the Juniper Gardens Children’s Project (JGCP) is recruiting two postdoctoral researchers interested in developing expertise in carrying out community-engaged research to develop and implement evidence-based practices focused on early intervention, early care, and early education settings. The postdoctoral position is a full-time (100% FTE), 2 years, research-dedicated fellowship.  For more information and to apply, go hereKU is an EO/AAE.
Training Opportunities
  • We will be offering a TPITOS certification training workshop in Kansas City, Kansas at the Juniper Gardens Children’s Project on January 30-31, 2020.​ The TPITOS™ is a tool for ensuring that infant–toddler teachers are implementing the Pyramid Model for Promoting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children with fidelity. Email tpitos-jgcp@ku.edu for more information.
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