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Tera R. Hurt

Tera R. Hurt, Ph.D.
Center for Family Research West
University of Georgia
Boyd Graduate Research Studies Center, Fifth Floor
Athens, GA  30602


TERA R. HURT, PH.D., serves as Project Director/Assistant Research Scientist for Promoting Strong Families. She earned a dual-title Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies and Demography from The Pennsylvania State University in 2005 and later completed one year of postdoctoral training at the University of Georgia’s Center for Family Research. Her research agenda focuses on understanding the relationship among childhood experiences, interpersonal trust, and intimate relationship behaviors. She utilizes qualitative and mixed methodologies to study these issues among African American adolescents and adults.

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