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Kere Hughes-Belding

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Human Development and Family Studies

Office: 4380 Palmer 2222 Osborn Dr, Ames, IA 50011
Phone number: +1 515 294 8441
Email: kereh@iastate.edu

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Research interests

  • Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health
  • Parental social cognition
  • Dynamics and measurement of caregiver-child interaction (birth thru 3)
  • Family-centered routines based intervention practices (birth thru 3)
  • Home-based interventions with children with special needs and families at risk
  • Intervention fidelity and progress monitoring
  • Individual Growth and Development Indicators (IGDIs)

Published works


  • Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1999
  • M.A., University of Kansas, 1995
  • B.A., Washburn University, 1992

Professional organizations

  • World Association of Infant Mental Health
  • Iowa Association of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health
  • Society for Research in Child Development
  • National Council on Family Relations
  • Council for Exceptional Children
  • Division of Early Childhood