Tamar Shovali

Associate Professor of Human Development

Roberts Music Center 110


  • Ph.D., Lifespan Developmental Psychology, University of Georgia
  • M.S., Lifespan Developmental Psychology, University of Georgia
  • Graduate Certificate, Gerontology, Institute of Gerontology, College of Public Health, University of Georgia

Courses taught

  • HD 101S: Introduction to Human Development
  • HD 235S: Aspects of Aging (reflective service learning)
  • HD 327: Research Methods in Human Development (writing intensive)
  • HD 303: Death and Dying
  • HD 328: Cultural Diversity: Theory and Practice
  • HD 410: Senior Seminar in Human Development

Research interests

Professor Shovali is a life-span developmental psychologist with a specialization in gerontology studying grandparents raising grandchildren and high impact/intergenerational gerontological pedagogy in higher education.