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Ashley Fraser

Assistant Professor
Family Life

2085 JFSB
Provo, UT 84601

Biography

Dr. Ashley Fraser is an assistant professor in the School of Family Life at BYU. She has bachelors and masters degrees in Human Development from Brigham Young University, and a doctorate degree in Family and Human Development from Arizona State University. The overarching goal of Dr. Fraser’s research is to understand and support positive development across childhood and adolescence, particularly in contexts of adversity. To do so, she specifically investigates the interplays of individual, family, and societal level factors on the development of hope and resilience, empathy, prosocial behavior, and practices that contribute to equitable and anti-racist behaviors across childhood.

Research Interests

Hope, Resilience, Empathy, Prosocial Behavior, Parenting, Socialization, Anti-racism, Prejudice, Bias, Media

Teaching Interests

Human Development, Moral Development, Cross-Cultural Development, Racism & Discrimination

Education

  • PhD, Family and Human Development , Arizona State University (2021)
  • MS, Marriage, Family, and Human Development , Brigham Young University (2012)
  • Bachelors, School of Family Life: Human Development , Brigham Young University (2010)

Honors and Awards

  • BYU Faculty Women's Association Teaching Award, BYU Faculty Women's Association (2022 - Present)
  • Diversity and Inclusion Grant and Capital Equiptment, College of Family, Home, and Social Science, BYU (2021 - 2022)
  • Gastwirth Graduate Student Loan Fellowship Award, Arizona State University (2021 - 2021)
  • ASU Graduate Jumpstart Research Grant, Arizona State University (2020 - 2021)
  • Institute for Social Science Research 3rd Place Poster Winner, Arizona State University (2020 - 2020)
  • Latino Resilience Enterprise Research Fellowship, Arizona State University (2020 - 2020)
  • Graduate Student Association Award, Arizona State University (2019 - 2020)
  • Ruth Cowden Memorial Scholarship Endowment, Arizona State University (2018 - 2020)
  • Ruth Cowden Summer Research Award, Arizona State Univeristy (2019 - 2019)
  • Graduate and Professional Student Association Travel Award, Arizona State University (2018 - 2019)
  • Ella Carpenter Jensen Scholarship, Brigham Young University Women's Studies (2011 - 2011)
  • Graduate Student Research Presentation Award, Brigham Young University (2011 - 2011)
  • Graduate Studies Dean's Award, Brigham Young Univeristy (2011 - 2011)
  • Mary Lou Foulton Student Research Symposium 1st Place Poster Winner, Brigham Young University (2011 - 2011)

Memberships

  • International Communication Association (2022 - Present)
  • ASU Center for the Advanced Study and Practice of Hope (2021 - Present)
  • Society for Research on Adolescence (2021 - Present)
  • Society for Research on Child Development (2021 - Present)

Courses Taught

Publications

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