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Tasha Renee Howe Humboldt State University, USA

Tasha R. Howe, PhD, is a developmental psychologist and Professor of Psychology Cal Poly Humboldt. She specializes in developmental psychopathology, parent–child relationships, and family violence prevention. Dr. Howe teaches a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in topics such as human development, family relations in contemporary society, and family violence. She is a master international trainer for the American Psychological Association’s parenting program, ACT Raising Safe Kids, and has published empirical evaluations of this program. She has worked globally on child welfare issues, training social workers and other professionals on the skills of early violence prevention and evidence-based interventions with children and families. She emphasizes neurodevelopmental approaches to assessment and treatment of childhood psychopathology and mindfulness-based programming. Dr. Howe has also taught university courses internationally, particularly in her role as a two-time Fulbright Scholar to Cyprus (2008) and Croatia (2014). She was also a Fulbright Specialist to the Russian Federation (2017) and to Colombia (2022), presenting on diverse topics such as academic freedom, community-based research, the American higher education system, and working with Indigenous populations.