Qinglan Feng and Karina Jalapa were announced as the inaugural recipients of the Anderson Darling Award, which recognizes quality research among Human Development and Family Science doctoral students at Florida State. Feng and Jalapa are the first authors of papers presented at the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) Annual Meeting held in Minneapolis Nov. 16-19, 2022.
“My husband and I are the primary donors of this award in recognition of my parents Harry, Eileen, and Leah Anderson, who all believed in the value of education,” said Carol Darling, Ph.D., Margaret Sandels Professor of Human Science and professor emerita at FSU. Darling also served as president of NCFR from 2001-2003. “I especially appreciate the support of my former students, colleagues, friends, my former major professor, and family who helped to make this award possible.”
Feng’s project was titled, “Indulgent Parenting and Psychological Well-Being of Parents and Adolescents: An Actor-Partner Interdependence Model.”
Jalapa’s project was titled, “Can Multigenerational Homes Buffer Behavioral Problems Against Maternal Depression among Children of Hispanic Versus White Mothers?”