Maame Adomako is a Ph.D. candidate in the Human Development area. Her professional and research experiences are aimed toward enhancing leadership and diversity among adolescents in education. Her research addresses student developmental experiences in Predominantly White Institutions.
Since joining the faculty in 1979, Dr. Brown has become one of the nation’s leading authorities on adolescent peer relations, particularly the formation and functioning of adolescent peer groups. Dr. Brown is a Faculty Associate in the Wisconsin Center for Educational Research. He teaches courses on adolescent development, human development theory, and social and personality development.
Angela “Angie” Calvin is a Ph.D. candidate in the Human Development area of the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research broadly focuses on the social relationships of adolescents. Her program of research specifically centers on the risks and opportunities of digital technology on the identity and psychosocial development of adolescents.
Pauline Ho is a Ph.D. candidate in the Human Development area of the Department of Educational Psychology. Her research focuses on how emerging adults, particularly racial and ethnic minorities, become who they are and how their sense of identities impact their well-being and other important decisions in their lives (e.g., choosing a college major or occupation).
Amy Niu is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Educational Psychology. Since joining the lab, she has been interested in studying the socioemotional development of late adolescents and young adults, especially the impact of new technology and social media on these individual’s self-images, the formation of social relationships, and socioemotional transitions in new settings.