Ph.D. Child Development, Iowa State University, 1978
M.S. Child and Family Development, Utah State University, 1973
B.S. Psychology, Scripps College, 1972
- Professional development and training of the child care and early education workforce
- Family influences on early literacy
- State and federal policies affecting children and families, especially parenting.
Mullis, A. K., Mullis, R. L., Schwartz, S. J., Pease, J. L., & Shriner, M. (In press). Relations among parental divorce, identity status, and coping strategies of college age women. Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research.
Mullis, R.L., Mullis, A.K., & Cornille, T.A. (2007). Relationships between identity formation and computer use among black and white emerging adult females. Journal of Computers and Human Behavior. 23, 415-423.
Shriner, M., Schlee, B. M., Mullis, R. L., Cornille, T. A., & Mullis, A. K. (2006). Family home childcare providers: A comparison of subsidized and non-subsidized working environments and employee issues. Early Child Development and Care, 1-12.
Cornille, T. A., Mullis, R. L., Mullis, A. K., & Shriner, M. (2006). An examination of childcare teachers in for-profit and non-profit childcare centers. Early Child Development and Care, 176, 6,631-641.
Crook, W., Mullis, R. L., Cornille, T. A.., & Mullis, A. K., Shepherd, S., Graham, J., & Sullender, N. (2005). Outcome measurement in homeless systems of care. Evaluation and Program Planning, 28, 379-390.
Mullis, R. L., Mullis, A. K., Cornille, T. A., Kershaw, M. A., Beckerman, A., & Perkins, D. (2005).Young chronic offenders: A case study of contextual and intervention characteristics. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 3, 2, 133-150
Mullis, A., Mullis, R., Cornille, T., Perkins, D., Kershaw, M., & Beckerman, A. (2004). An ecological view of young chronic juvenile offenders. Adolescent and Family Health, 3, 3, 113-121.
McWey, L. M. & Mullis, A. K. (2004). Improving the lives of children in foster care: The impact of supervised visitation. Family Relations, 53, 3, 293-300.
Cornille, T. A., Mullis, A. K., & Mullis, R. L. (2004). A partnership model for family service agency and university collaboration. Journal of Family Social Work,7, 3, 23-38.
Mullis, R., Cornille, T., Mullis, A., & Huber, J. (2004). Female juvenile offending: A review of characteristics and contexts. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 13,2, 205-218.
Mullis, R.L., Rathge, R.A., & Mullis, A.K. (2003). Predictors of academic performance during early adolescence: A contextual view. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 27 (6), 541-548.
Mullis, A. K., Cornille, T. A., Mullis, R. L., & Taliano, K. (2003). Childcare center directors' perceptions of their work environments: A comparison of for-profit and non-profit programs. Early Child Development and Care, 173, 545-556.
Member, Selection Committee, T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood FLORIDA, Child Care Services Association, Chapel Hill, NC, September 2006-December 2006
Member, National Education Committee, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, September 2005-present
Member, Whole Child Project Faculty Council, Leon County, February 2006-present
Society for Research in Child Development
National Council on Family Relations
Kappa Omicron Nu
- National Head Start Fellow, 2002-2003
- Florida State University Teaching Award Recipient, President’s Council for Excellence in Teaching, 2000
- Outstanding Collaborator Award, University of South Florida Collaborative for Children, Families and Communities, 1999
FAD 3220 Human Development
CHD 4615 Public Policies for Children and Families
FAD 6917 Methods of Research
CHD 5266 Advanced Child Development