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Prof honored by National Council on Family Relations

Aletha C.

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Aletha C. Huston, the Priscilla Pond Flawn Professor in the Division of Human Development and Family Sciences, was honored with the Reuben Hill Award from the National Council on Family Relations for the article, “Mothers’ time with infant and time in employment as predictors of mother-child relationships and children’s early development.” Huston specializes in understanding the effects of poverty on children and the impact of child care and income support policies on children’s development. She is a pioneer in furthering research and knowledge on the effects of electronic media on children’s social development and academic achievement. The Reuben Hill Award is presented annually to the author(s) of the most outstanding research article in a family journal the year prior to the award. The winning article is selected by a committee of established researchers from publications in the top journals in the field of family science.