Barbara M Newman

Barbara M. Newman, (Ph.D., University of Michigan) is Professor and Chair of the Human Development and Family Studies department at the University of Rhode Island. She teaches courses in lifespan development, adolescent-parent relationships, theories of human development, and psychosocial theory. Also an active researcher, Dr. Newman's interest focuses on parent-child relationships in early adolescence, factors that promote success in the transition to high school among low-income youth, the...See more