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Laura.Hanish@asu.edu

Professor
The Sanford School
Faculty
Mail Code: 3701

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(480)965-8133

Bio

 

Professor, T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

 

Education

Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago

Core Scholarly Themes

Social and Emotional Development, Formal and Informal Learning Environments, Prevention and Intervention Science

Research Interests

Laura Hanish's research focuses on how girls and boys can develop harmonious peer relationships that are free from aggression, bullying, bias, and harassment. Key themes in her research agenda include gender, peer relationships, and school-related contexts and outcomes. Her program of research also includes the development of school- and peer-based interventions to enhance boys' and girls' relationships and methodological advances in the measurement of dyadic and small group peer relationships. Her teaching activities focus on child development issues, with a specialty emphasis on prevention.

Dr. Hanish is the Co-Director of the Lives of Girls and Boys: Initiatives on Gender Development and Relationships, which encompasses several ongoing research, academic, and translational projects that address issues focused on developing a better understanding of the dynamics of girls' and boys' development and relationships through adolescence. Learn more about our current projects at http://livesofgirlsandboys.org.

The signature project in the Lives of Girls and Boys Iniatives is the Sanford Harmony Program, for which Dr. Hanish is an Executive Director. The Sanford Harmony Program is a large scale intervention research project focused on improving boys' and girls' relationships in childhood and adolescence. Learn more about the Sanford Harmony Program at http://sanfordharmonyprogram.org.

 

Research Interests

Dr. Hanish's research interests include aggression and bullying, peer relationships, gender, school success, and school- and peer-based interventions.

Courses

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CDE 634 Prevention & Child Development

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
FAS 390 Supervised Research Experience
FAS 499 Individualized Instruction

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
FAS 390 Supervised Research Experience
FAS 499 Individualized Instruction
FAS 503 Academic Professional Dvlpmnt
FAS 598 Special Topics

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CDE 499 Individualized Instruction
FAS 390 Supervised Research Experience

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
FAS 503 Academic Professional Dvlpmnt
SOC 503 Academic Professional Dvlpmnt

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
FAS 598 Special Topics

Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Glick,Jennifer Elyse * , Hanish,Laura Diane , Yabiku,Scott Thomas , . ARRA: Family Migration Context Development and Early School Outcomes. HHS-NIH-NICHD (6/1/2009 - 5/31/2012).
  2. Barcelo,Helene * , Fabes,Richard Allen , Hanish,Laura Diane , Martin,Carol Lynn , . Application of Discrete Homotopy Theory to the Study of Children's Social Networks and their Dynamics. HHS-NIH-NIDA (6/1/2009 - 5/31/2013).
  3. Mikulski,Ariana Maria * , Fabes,Richard Allen , Hanish,Laura Diane , Martin,Carol Lynn , . Bilingualism and School Readiness: Language Development Academic Skills and Social Competence in Spanish-Speaking Head Start Students. HHS-ACF (9/30/2007 - 9/29/2011).
  4. Griffin,William Albert * , Barcelo,Helene , Fabes,Richard Allen , Hanish,Laura Diane , Martin,Carol Lynn , Prewitt,Kathryn A , . Ontology and evolution of children's playgroup formation. NSF-SBE (9/1/2004 - 8/31/2008).
  5. Martin,Carol Lynn * , Fabes,Richard Allen , Gupta,Sandeep Kumar S , Hanish,Laura Diane , Ladd,Gary W , Ladd,Gary W , Madden-Derdich,Debra , Reiser,Mark R , Reiser,Mark R , Schaefer,David , Updegraff,Kimberly A , Weigand,Robert F , . Peer Relationships and School Readiness. HHS-NIH-NICHD (9/1/2004 - 8/31/2010).

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