Anne Edwards, Co-Director
Anne B. Edwards earned her M.S. & Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University in Human Development and Family Studies, with a graduate minor in Statistics. Dr. Edwards joined the faculty of Purdue University Northwest 1997. Her research interests include the stress process in informal caregivers of people with Dementia and other chronic illnesses, as well as health advocacy for cognitively impaired older adults. In addition, she is interested in research pertaining to the dynamics of families where one member has a lifelong disability. Dr. Edwards currently teaches multivariate statistics, advanced research methods, and advises graduate students on the statistical and methodological development of their thesis projects. She is a Certified Family Life Educator through the National Council on Family Relations.
David Nalbone, Co-Director
David Nalbone received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, with High Honors, from the University at Buffalo (State University of New York), and went on to earn his M.A. and PhD. in Social Psychology from Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Nalbone joined the faculty of Purdue University Northwest as an Assistant Professor in 2002. His research interests include attitudes toward intergenerational dilemmas (e.g., climate change, federal government debt) and toward other policy issues, predicting success in online courses, and the attitudes and actions of police officers in the use of force.