Education and Certifications
Ph.D.: Human Development and Family Studies, University of Delaware
M.S.: Human Development and Family Studies, University of Delaware
FMST 101 Introduction to Family Studies
FMST 201 Family Resources
FMST 485 Research Methods in Family Studies
FMST 490 Senior Seminar in Family Studies
FMST 491 Independent Study in Family Studies
Areas of Professional Interest
Ohannessian, C.M., Bradley, J., Waninger, K., Ruddy, K., Hepp, B. W., & Hesselbrock, V. (2010). An examination of adolescent coping typologies and young adult alcohol use in a high risk sample. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 5(1), 52-65.
Trask, B., Hepp, B.W., Settles, B., & Shabo, L. (2009). Culturally diverse elders and their families: Examining the need for culturally competent services. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 40(2), 180-192.
Hepp, B.W., Lynch, A., & Farber, A. (2008). Bridging parent and child histories in internationally adoptive families. (Available from the National Council on Family Relations Report on Adoption, 3989 Central Ave. Suite 550 Minneapolis MN, 55421).
Trask, B.S., Hepp, B.W., & Rosle, M.M. (2007). Young adolescents’ perceptions of family, peer relationships, and communication technology. Prepared for the Korean Adolescent Research Institute. Newark, Delaware: Department of Individual and Family Studies.
Trask, B.S, Hamon, R. R., & Hepp, B.W. (2006). Families across the oceans: How transnational families and international adoption will further diversify families of the future. (Available from the National Council on Family Relations Report on Families and the Future, 3989 Central Ave. Suite 550 Minneapolis MN,55421).
Hepp, B.W. (2006). A brief history of international adoption in the United States.(Available from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s International Adoption Health Clinic Newsletter, 34th Street and Civic Center Blvd Philadelphia PA, 19104).