Tamar Shovali

Assistant 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 328: Cultural Diversity: Theory and Practice
  • HD 410: Senior Seminar in Human Development

Research Interests

Tamar Shovali, Assistant Professor of Human Development, Ph.D., University of Georgia, is a geropsychologist holding a degree in life-span developmental psychology with a specialization in gerontology. She utilizes methods of psychology to help older persons and their families maintain well-being. Areas of research interest include care provision in late life, grandparents raising grandchildren, formal service use in caregiving, ethnicity differences in nonparental care, and guardianship across the lifespan

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