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- Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Science, Ohio State University
- M.S. in Human Development and Family Science, Ohio State University
- B.A. in Psychology, Ohio Dominican College
Area(s) of Specialization
- Violence Prevention
- Teen Dating Violence
- Sexual Assault on College Campuses
- Relationship Education
- Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Research, Scholarship and Creative Endeavors
Dr. Toews' program of research focuses primarily on violence prevention, with particular interest in teen dating violence prevention, sexual assault prevention, and relationship education programming with adolescents and young adults. Dr. Toews has received over $12 million in federal funding to develop, implement, and evaluate relationship education/violence prevention programs for youth. Please contact Dr. Toews if you are interested in becoming part of her Healthy Adolescent and Adult Relationships Research Team (HAARRT).
Michelle Toews, Ph.D., CFLE is a Professor of Human Development and Family Science in the Department of Applied Human Sciences at Kansas State University. She received her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Science from The Ohio State University. Her main research interests include teen dating violence, sexual assault on college campuses, and relationship education and violence prevention programming with adolescents and young adults. She has published and presented numerous papers in these areas. In addition, Dr. Toews has received over $12 million from the Administration for Children and Families to develop, implement, and evaluate relationship education/violence prevention programs for youth. Dr. Toews has taught numerous undergraduate and graduate courses, including resilience in families, violence across the lifespan, social justice in families, working with families under stress, sexuality across the lifespan, and research methods to name a few.
Outside of work, Michelle enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and hiking. She is excited to be part of the K-State family because of their focus on students. She hopes she can continue to work with students and encourage both undergraduate and graduate students to become involved in research.