Kelly Bost, Ph.D.

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Kelly Bost, Ph.D.

2023 Early Intervention Webinar Series Presenter

Professor Kelly Bost, Ph.D. is a faculty member in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and an Affiliate of the Family Resiliency Center, Center for Social and Behavioral Research, and Personalized Nutrition Initiative.  Her research examines how families and parent-child attachment relationships impact children’s socioemotional and health-related outcomes using multi-method approaches. Dr. Bost’s work is advancing knowledge about the role of parenting quality and emotion regulation in the development of healthy relationships and behaviors. Her research cuts across disciplinary boundaries to examine complex interactions between biological and family factors to ultimately improve the health and well-being of children and families.