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Educational Leadership and Human Development

Lovinger Building, Room 4101
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4341
Office Manager: Barb Hicks



Dr. Alethea Rollins

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Instructor of Child and Family Development

Education

Ph.D. Human Development & Family Studies, University of North Carolina Greensboro (2009).
M.S. Human Development & Family Studies, University of North Carolina Greensboro (2002).
B.A. Psychology, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University (1996).

Courses Regularly Taught

CFD 1220 - Child and Adolescent Development
CFD 3710 - Field Experience
CFD 4260 - Adulthood
CFD 4510 - Early Childhood Approaches
CFD 4570 - Death, Loss, and Grief Across the Lifespan
CFD 4710 - Internship

Recent Publications & Presentations

Rollins, A. & Blanchard, S. (June 2017). Crayon Conversations: Teaching Undergraduate Students how to Talk to Young Children about Race. Paper presented at the Teaching in Family Science Conference. Paradise Island, Bahamas.

Blanchard, S. & Rollins, A. (June 2017). Crayon Conversations: Talking with Young Children about Race. Paper presented at the Groves Conference on Marriage and Family. Charleston, SC.

Hunter, A. G. & Rollins, A. (2015). We Made History: Collective Memory and the Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen. Journal of Social Issues, 71(2), 264-278.

Csizmadia, A., Rollins, A., & Kaneakua, J. P. (2014). Ethnic-racial Socialization and Its Correlates in Families of Black-White Biracial Children. Family Relations, 63(2), 259-270.

Rollins, A. & Hunter, A. G. (2013). Racial Socialization of Biracial Youth: Maternal Messages and Approaches to Address Discrimination. Family Relations, 62(1), 140-153.

Professional Experience

National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)
Ethnic Minority Section Oral History Committee (NCFR)
Citizens Advisory Council Member, R7 School District (Lees Summit, MO)

Contact Dr. Rollins at arollins@ucmo.edu