Kelly Bost


A Professor of Child Development in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Dr. Bost's research areas include parent-child attachment relationships; children’s socioemotional development; family influences on pediatric obesity; diverse families; and the intersections between relationships, health, and well-being. Dr. Bost received her PhD in Human Development and Family Studies from Auburn University in 1995. Dr. Bost's complete bio can be here.


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