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Sadguna Anasuri, Ph. D., CFLE

Education
           Doctor of Philosophy: Child Development (Texas Women’s University) 2006
           Masters of Science: Human Development and Family Studies (University of North Texas) 2001
           Masters of Science: Human Development and Family Studies (A.R Agricultural University) 1990
           Bachelors of Science: Home Sciences (A.R. Agricultural University) 1988

Courses Taught at AAMU
           HDF 211 Child Growth and Development
           HDF 303 Family Theory
           HDF 304 Parenting
           HDF 314 Family and Society
           HDF 412 Independent Study
           HDF 524 Adults and Their Relationships


Scholarship Activities
           Evans-Allen grants research project, “Effects of mass media on overweight and obesity among young adults” 2014
           Research study - Cognitive development and concept of “old” among 3-5 year-old preschooler children, 2012
           Assessment and understanding and critical/creative thinking in human development courses, 2011

Service Activities   
           Certified Family Life Educator, Minneapolis, MN, 2007 till present
           Professional Advisory Board Member, American Biographical Institute, 2007
           Editor, Newsletter for Texas Association for the Parent Educators
           Peer-reviewer for NCFR and STP


Research Interests
           Grandparents raising grandchildren, Parenting education, Technology and families, Language development,
           Trends in human development, Influences of social media on obesity/overweight, Acculturation,
           Family diversity, Understanding children's drawings


Awards/Recognition 
           Chancellor's Research Scholar Award, 2005 and 2006 Texas Woman's University

           Mary Bryan and Tom C. Reich Scholarship for Merit, Texas Women’s University, 2003

Memberships
           American Association for Family and Consumer Sciences
           National Council on Family Relations
           National Association for Education of the Young Children
           National Institute for Development of Black Children
           Society for Research in Child Development
      
Other Information 
           Human Development and Family Studies Area Coordinator