Human Development and Learning Faculty

Aisha Griffith, PhD

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Aisha Griffith, PhD is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research focuses on the development and function of supportive relationships between adolescents and non-parental adults within informal and formal learning contexts. She is particularly interested in the critical role of trust within youth-adult relationships and how these relationships support positive adolescent development.  More broadly, she is committed to connecting research and practice on out-of-school time programming.

Degrees

PhD, Human and Community Development, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MA, Human and Community Development, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BA, History, Northwestern University

Doctoral Courses