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Watch HDFS Professor Dr. Su Yeong Kim on KLRU PBS

Watch HDFS Professor Dr. Su Yeong Kim on KLRU PBS

Su Yeong Kim, Ph.D., is Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin. She studies the intersection of family and cultural contexts in understanding the development of children of immigrants in the United States, with a focus on children of Chinese and Mexico-origin. Her research has been funded by the Nati...
Meet Ph.D. Student Allen Mallory

Meet Ph.D. Student Allen Mallory

Graduate student in Human Development and Family Sciences Allen Mallory was recently the featured student profiled in the 2019 edition of the College of Natural Sciences' award-winning magazine, The Texas Scientist.

In the News: Bullying May Alter Teen Brains; Nostalgia Can Be Good For You

In the News: Bullying May Alter Teen Brains; Nostalgia Can Be Good For You

A faculty member and his Ph.D. student from the University of Texas at Austin's Human Development and Family Sciences Department were quoted in several recent news articles highlighting studies they contributed to. Stephen Russell, the department's chair and Priscilla Pond Flawn Regents Professor of Child Development, contributed to a new study led...

Top 3 Reasons to Apply to HDFS at UT

Are you considering applying to a top graduate program in human development or developmental psychology? Do you want to apply developmental science to improve the lives of all families? With outstanding faculty and advising, a wealth of resources for student development, and nestled in a dynamic city, the Human Development and Family Sciences Depar...

Visualizing Science: Congrats Meng Huo!

​ ​Congratulations to HDFS graduate student Meng Huo on earning 2nd place in the Visualizing Science competition of the College of Natural Sciences, UT Austin! Here is thedescription of her image:"In latelife, individuals are at risk of cognitive declines, physical impairments, andloneliness. Tracking the conversations and ambient sounds in an ...