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Julie Sams

Juli Sams

Lecturer, Community Outreach Practicum Coordinator

Biography

Juli Sams is the Community Outreach Practicum Coordinator and works directly with many local agencies serving children and families. She has extensive applied experience in a variety of settings working with children with special needs and their families. Her research focus primarily is parenting of young children with special needs and she is especially interested in the role of fathers in these families. Juli enjoys spending time with her family on their (very) small farm!


Research

  • Families of children with special needs
  • Parenting of young children with special needs
  • The role of fathers in families
  • Early literacy and environmental influences

Education

  • Ph.D., Child and Family Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2012
  • M.S., Child and Family Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2006
  • B.S., Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2004

Curriculum Vitae

Julie Sams

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