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Aviles, Ashleigh

Ashleigh I Aviles

Teaching Assistant - Priscilla Pond Flawn Child and Family Laboratory - Academic, Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Human Development and Family Sciences


Research advisors are Nancy Hazen & Deborah Jacobvitz (HDFS).
ashleigh.aviles@utexas.edu


Office Location
SEA 2.418

Postal Address
The University of Texas at Austin
HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY SCIENCES
108 E DEAN KEETON ST, Stop A2702
AUSTIN, TX 78712-1248

B.A., Columbia University, Psychology

Ashleigh's research interests include attachment theory, the socio-emotional development of children from infancy to early childhood, promoting positive parenting practices, and parent-child relationships in general. Currently, she is researching how the interegenerational effects of emotional abuse, and the identification of early parent-child boundary disturbances. 

Riesz, S., Aviles, A. I,, Jacobvitz, D., Duschinksy, R., Hazen, N., & Messina, S. (2019). Fathers' attachment representations and infant feeding practices. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Professional Conference Presentations

Aviles, A.I., Hazen, N. & Jacobvitz, D. (2019, March) Maternal experiences of childhood emotional abuse: Relations with toddler emotion dysregulation. Poster to be presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Baltimore, MD.

Jacobvitz, D., Reisz, S., Aviles, A.I., & Hazen, N. (2019, March). Maternal frightening behavior over the first two years predicts children’s later emotional and behavior problems. Poster  to be presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Baltimore, MD.

Reisz, S., Aviles, A.I., Messina, S., Duchinsky, R., Jacobvitz, D., & Hazen, N. (2019, March). More 
soup for you? Fathers’ attachment representations and infant feeding practices. Poster to be presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Baltimore, MD.

Reisz, S., Aviles, A.I., Jacobvitz, D., & Hazen, N. (2019, February). No soup for you? Fathers’ attachment representations and infant feeding practices. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Texas Council on Family Relations. Austin, TX.

Aviles, A.I., Jacobvitz, D., Hazen, N. (2019, February). Marital relationship quality during pregnancy and relations with parent-child role reversal. Poster presented at the Parenting & Family Dynamics preconference at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Portland, OR.

Aviles, A. I., & Hazen, N. (2018, July). Early signs of maternal and paternal role-reversed caregiving. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Congress of Infant Studies. Philadelphia, PA.

Dillawn, P., Pham, L., Aviles, A.I., Hazen, N., & Jacobvitz, D. (2018, April). The effects of mothers’  childhood experiences of emotional abuse on toddler emotion regulation. Poster presented at the College of Natural Sciences' Undergraduate Research Forum, Austin, TX.

England, M., Aviles, A.I., & Hazen, N. (2018, April). Changes in the grandparent-parent relationship after the grandchild is born. Poster presented at the College of Natural Sciences' Undergraduate Research Forum, Austin, TX.

Casares, S., Aviles, A.I., Hazen, N., Jacobvitz, D. (2017, April). Mothers’ reports of their childhood experiences of abuse and fright. Poster presented at the College of Natural Sciences' Undergraduate Research Forum, Austin, TX.

Teaching Assistant:

HDF 378: Theories of Child and Family Development

Graduate Assistant, Priscilla Pond Flawn Child and Family Laboratory:

Little Walnut Classroom (18 - 26 months old)

Crape Myrtle Classroom (3 - 4 years old)

Redbud Classroom (3 - 4 years old)