Francesca Adler-Baeder, Ph.D.

Francesca Adler-Baeder, Ph.D.

Professor & Extension Specialist
Ph.D., University of North Carolina Greensboro, 1999
(334) 844-3234 | 263 Spidle Hall

Theses & Dissertations Directed as Major Professor:

Kate Taylor Harcourt, Ph.D.
Dissertation: “Using a life course perspective to study significant life events as contexts of development and change”

Sandy Morrison, M.S.
Thesis: “Contextualizing Relationship Education Effects on Adolescent Attitude toward Sexual Behavior Delay: Considering Class Social Climate”

Mallory Lucier-Greer, Ph.D.
Dissertation: “Gender role attitudes An examination of within-individual malleability and the value of dyadic congruence”*
*Awarded Auburn University Distinguished Dissertation Award 2014

Angela Bradford, Ph.D.
Dissertation: “Intra-individual systemic shifts Linkages between relationship quality and depressed affect in a diverse sample of relationally distressed Couple and Relationship Education (CRE) participants”

Julianne McGill, M.S.
Thesis: “The Young Women Leaders' Program Exploring Factors and Outcomes Associated with Emerging Adult Female Mentors' Experience”

Kate Taylor Harcourt, M.S.
Thesis: “Examining family structure and half-sibling influence on adolescent well-being”*
*Awarded Auburn University Outstanding Masters Thesis 2013

Melody Griffin, Ph.D.
Dissertation: "The Beliefs About Parental Verbal Aggression Harm Survey: Testing the Factor Structure, Validity, and Relationship to Use of Parental Verbal Aggression and Stress."

Charlsey Mahle, M.S.
Thesis: “Examining Well-Being Indicators of Adolescents in Military and Civilian Families: A Comparison Study”

Mallory Lucier-Greer, M.S.
Thesis: " Malleability in Gender Role Attitudes During the Transition to Divorce and Remarriage: A Longitudinal Study of Marital Experiences"

Alexa Calligas, M.S.
Thesis: Examining changes in parenting behaviors among a diverse sample of marriage education participants

David Schramm, Ph.D.
Dissertation: " Economic Hardship, Stressors, and Marital Quality Among Stepcouples: An Examination of Direct and Indirect Effects"

Brian Higginbotham, Ph.D.
Dissertation: " The Remarriage Belief Inventory : Testing the Factorial Structure and Validity with a Remarried Sample"

Sarah Armstrong, M.S.
Thesis: " Intergenerational Influences on Father Involvement : Supportive Versus Non-supportive Families"

Tianyi Yu, M.S.
Thesis: " The Effects of Parental Remarriage on the Links Between Parental Divorce and Adult Children's Intimate Relationships"