February 22, 2018 - Congrats to Shannon for just being awarded the Orville Thompson Fellowship!!
January 21, 2018 - The Peer Relations Lab will be attending The Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting from April 12-14 in Minneapolis, MN. The schedule for the ten presentations that members of the lab will be participating in can be found here!
January 20, 2018 - CONGRATS to former undergrad research assistant in the lab, Adaurennaya "Ada" Chidinma Onyewuenyi, who just got a tenure track faculty position at The College of New Jersey in the Dept of Psychology!!
December 20, 2017 - Jakeem, Alysha, and collaborators (Jason Dyer & Christy Byrd at UC Santa Cruz; and Shaun O'Grady at UC Berkeley) just received a seed grant from the University of California Consortium on the Developmental Science of Adolescence to carry out research on cross-ethnic friendships
December 7, 2017 - Jennifer is giving an invited talk at the UC Office of the President (UCOP) Nutrition Policy Institute today.
December 7, 2017 - Alysha is giving an invited talk at the UC Davis Developmental Forum today.
August 7, 2017 - Hooray! Congratulations to Lyndsey for passing her preliminary exam!
July 27, 2017 - The following paper was just accepted for publication in the Journal of Family Theory and Review: de Guzman, N. S., & Nishina, A. (in press). 50 years of Loving: Interracial romantic relationships and recommendations for future research. Journal of Family Theory and Review.
July 10, 2017 - In collaboration with co-PIs Amy Bellmore (University of Wisconsin, Madison) & Melissa Witkow (Willamette University), Dr. Nishina was just awarded a 4-year grant from the Institute of Education Sciences, funded by the US Department of Education!
June 28, 2017 - Congratulations to Aubrey! She was just awarded a 2017-2018 Dissertation Fellowship from the UC Davis Graduate Group in Education.
June 18, 2017 - Congratulations to Dana Conlin on her graduation from UC Davis. Dana will be attending a PhD program at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, where she will study how to improve the school experiences of youth.
June 2017 - Jennifer and Carolyn presented research from the Parents-to-Peers study at the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA), Victoria, Canada.
June 5, 2017 - Congratulations to Alysha -- her paper on how daily payments improve completion rates in online daily report studies. Ramirez Hall, A., & Nishina, A. (in press). Daily compensation can improve college students’ participation and retention rates in daily report studies. Emerging Adulthood.
May 31, 2017 - Congratulations to Jakeem for being awarded a 2017 Human Development Graduate Group Merit Fellowship to carry out his research!
May 26, 2017 - Congratulations to Luis for just passing his Qualifying Exam!
May 19, 2017 - Congrats to Luis who just received an NSF GROW award to collaborate with researchers in the Netherlands!
May 18, 2017 - CONGRATULATIONS to Jakeem A. Lewis for receiving his MS in Child Development today!!!