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Brenda Lohman


Title: Professor / Director of Graduate Education
Department: Human Development and Family Studies / Human Development and Family Studies

Office: 2356 Palmer 2222 Osborn Dr, Ames, IA 50011
Phone number: +1 515 294 6230
Email: blohman@iastate.edu

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Research interests

  • Adolescent Health & Well-Being • Obesity • Sexuality • Teen Dating Violence
  • Adolescent Coping, Conflict Resolution, and Violence Exposure
  • Child and Family Policy: Welfare Reform & Poverty
  • Experiences of Low-Income Minority Youth
  • Family, School, Neighborhood and Peer Influences on Adolescent Well-Being

Published works

Education

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, 2003
  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Human Development and Family Studies, 2000
  • M.S., Illinois State University, Developmental Psychology, 1996
  • B.A., Augustana College, Psychology, 1994

Professional Organizations

  • National Council on Family Relations
  • Society for Research in Child Development
  • Society for Research on Adolescence
  • Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood
  • Society for the Study of Human Development

External grants

  • United States Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program, Human Nutrition and Obesity (2007-35215-17871), $500,000. Principal Investigator: Craig Gundersen, University of Illinois. Co-Principal Investigators: Steven Garasky, Brenda J. Lohman, Susan Stewart, Iowa State University, and Joey Eisenmann, Michigan State University. Title: Food insecurity, stress, and childhood obesity. (2007 - 2010).
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (RO1 HD36093), $6,324,019 awarded to Principal Investigator: Andrew Cherlin, Johns Hopkins University, April 2004. Co-Principal Investigators: Ronald Angel, University of Texas; Linda Burton, Pennsylvania State University; P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Northwestern University; Robert Moffitt, Johns Hopkins University; and William Julius Wilson, Harvard University. Associate Investigators: Rebekah Levine Coley, Boston College; Brenda J. Lohman, Iowa State University; David C. Ribar, George Washington University; and James Quane, Harvard University. Subcontract allocated to Iowa State University Principal Investigator Brenda J. Lohman, Subcontract: $160,678. Title: Welfare reform and the well-being of children. (2004 - 2008).
  • The Annie E. Casey Foundation, awarded to Principal Investigator: Andrew Cherlin, Johns Hopkins University, January 2004. Subcontract allocated to Iowa State University Principal Investigator Brenda J. Lohman, Subcontract: $150,690. Title: Welfare reform and the well-being of children. (2004 - 2007).
  • Searle Fund for Policy Research, awarded to Principal Investigator: P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Northwestern University, April 2004. Subcontract allocated to Iowa State University Principal Investigator Brenda J. Lohman, Subcontract: $30,000. Title: Why is there an achievement gap between African American and white students and what can be done about it? (2004 - 2007).
  • Centers for Disease Control (Center for the Study of Violence, PI-Craig. A. Anderson, CE000492-01). $9,450. The Iowa State “Study of Aggression & Violence” Small Grant Competition, Fall 2005, awarded to Principal Investigator: Brenda J. Lohmanand Co-Principal Investigator, Shelby A. Kaura. Title: Exploring the antecedents and consequences of late adolescent dating violence. (2005 -2006).