Department of Human Development and Family Science
295 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-3768 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Victoria Lael is an instructor and director of undergraduate studies of human development and family science at Virginia Tech.
Accepting new grad students: No
In need of students for research team: No
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- Child development
- Demographic trends in the family
- Family relationships
- Human sexuality
- Relationship education evaluation
- PhD, Candidate University at Albany, State University of New York
- MS, Brigham Young University
- BS, Brigham Young University
Hawkins, A. J.. Stanley, S. M., Blanchard, V. B., Albright, M. (2012). “Exploring programmatic moderators of the effectiveness of marriage and relationship education programs: A meta analytic study.” Behavior Therapy 43(1), pp. 77–87.
Hernandez, D. J., Denton, N. A., Macartney, S., & Blanchard, V. L. (2012). “Children in immigrant families: Demography, policy, and evidence for the immigrant paradox,” pp. 17–36 in Cynthia García Coll and Amy Kerivan Marks (Eds.), The Immigrant Paradox in Children and Adolescents: Is Becoming American a Developmental Risk?, Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Hernandez, D. J., Denton, N. A., & Blanchard, V. L. (2010). Children in the United States of America: A statistical portrait by race-ethnicity, immigrant origins, and language. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 633(1): 102-127.
Fawcett, E. B., Hawkins, A. J., Carroll, J. S., and Blanchard, V. L. (2010). Do premarital education programs really work? A meta-analytic study. Family Relations, 59(3): 232–239.
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