ERIN KRAMER HOLMES

Curriculum Vitae

Erin with husband Chris
Education
2001University of Texas at AustinAustin TX
  • Doctoral Student, Human Development and Family Sciences
  • Research Lab of Dr. Ted L. Huston
1999-2001University of DelawareNewark DE
  • M.S. Individual and Family Studies, Cum. GPA 4.0
  • Thesis: When Mom's Happy, Everybody's Happy: Fathers' Perceptions of Mothers' Influences on Fatherhood
1994-1998Brigham Young UniversityProvo UT
  • B.S. Family Sciences, Cum. GPA 3.91
  • University Honors with Thesis
  • Magna Cum Laude
Research and Teaching Experience
Sandi Dillon, Master Teacher University of Texas at Austin Child and Family Lab
Teaching Assistant, Five-year Old Classroom
Austin TX
Sept 2001-present
Carol Armga, Director University of Texas at Austin Child and Family Lab
Teaching Assistant, Development of the Young Child through Creative Activities
Austin TX
Sept 2001-present
Dr. Rob Palkovitz, Professor of Individual and Family Studies
Teaching Assistant, Lifespan Development
  • Developed assignments
  • Graded assignments
  • Tutored individual students
  • Graded exams and assisted in grade preparation
  • Guest lectured
Newark DE
Sept 2000-May 2001
Northern Delaware Early Head Start
Research Assistant
  • Collected and entered survey data for evaluation
  • Administered Battelle Developmental Inventory to children ages 0-18 months
  • Researched father involvement in early childhood education literature for future program use
  • Conducted staff training session on "Working with Parents" in March 2000
  • Transcribed qualitative data regarding early childhood care providers
Newark DE
Sept 1999-May 2000
Dr. Thomas Draper, Professor of Human Development
Teaching Assistant, Advanced Human Development
  • Graded essay exams and research papers
  • Conducted study groups
  • Tutored individual students
  • Wrote study guides
Provo UT
Sept-December 1997
Dr. Dale LeBaron, Professor of Religion
Teaching and Research Assistant
  • Graded papers and exams
  • Recorded and compiled student grades
  • Researched the life of Samuel Brannan
  • Compiled research and transcripts on LDS Church Educational system employees who opened world-wide programs for seminaries and institutes
Provo UT
July-Sept 1996
Dr. Lyndon Cook, Grandin Book Publishing Company
Proofreader
  • Proofread from original diary of Benjamin Franklin Johnson for publication
  • Learned to locate other primary source documents for research
Provo UT
July-Sept 1996
Presentations
  • Holmes, E. K., and Palkovitz, R. (2001, November). When Mom's Happy Everybody's Happy: Father's Perceptions of Mothers' Influences on Fatherhood. National Council on Family Relations. Rochester, NY.
  • Holmes, E. K. (2001, April). Caregiving in an African American Context. International Sociological Association Conference for Family Relations. Newark, DE.
  • Sherif, B., Holmes, E. K., Conway-Turner, K., Woolfolk, T., & Kim, S. (2001, February). Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Conference.
  • Christiansen, S. L., & Holmes, E. K. (2000, March). Paternal involvement, identity, intimacy, and generativity as predictors of fathers' marital quality. Revitalizing the Institution of Marriage for the 21st Century. Provo, UT.
  • Olsen, S. F., Marshall, E. S., Mandleco, B., Holmes, E. K., Larsen, J., Moss, J., & Palmer, S. (1999, November). The lived experience of siblings of children with special needs. Sigma Theta Tau International. San Diego, CA.
  • Olsen, S. F., Marshall, E. S., Mandleco, B., Jarrett, S., Holmes, E. K., Larsen, J., & Moss, J. (1999, April). The lived experience of siblings of children with special needs. Communicating Nursing Research Conference. San Diego, CA.
  • Olsen, S. F., Marshall, E. S., Mandleco, B. L., Jarrett, S., Kramer, E., Larsen, J., Moss, J., Pettey S., Steed, H, & Wagner, E. (1998, May). In their own words: The lived experience of siblings of children with special needs. Utah Council on Family Relations. Ogden, UT.
Publications
  • Holmes, E. K. & Palkovitz, R. (in progress). When Mom's Happy Everybody's Happy: Father's Perceptions of Mothers' Influences on Fatherhood.
  • Huston, T. & Holmes, E. K. (work in progress). The Transition to Parenthood. To appear in A. Vangelisti Handbook of Communication. NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum & Associates.
  • Palkovitz, R., Marks, L., Appleby, D., & Holmes, E. K. (under review). Parenting and Adult Development: Contexts, Processes and Products of Intergenerational Relationships. To appear in L. Kuczynski (Ed.) The Handbook of Dynamics in Parent-Child Relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Holmes, E. K. & Hawkins, A. (in progress). Uniting Men's Work as Husbands and Fathers: Another Look at the Theory of Generative Care.
  • Christiansen, S. L., & Holmes, E. K. (under review). Paternal involvement, identity, intimacy, and generativity as predictors of fathers' marital quality. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.
Honors & Awards
  • Honors status upon graduation: Magna cum Laude
  • Honors distinction upon graduation: University Honors with Thesis, Uniting Men's Work as Husbands and Fathers: Another Look at Generative Care
  • 1999 Recipient of Tuition Scholarship, University of Delaware
  • 1998 Recipient of Sterling Selfless Service Award from BYU Women's Services and Resource Center
  • 1997 Recipient of Organization for Research and Creative Activities Scholarship for work on my honors thesis
  • 1997, 1994 Dean's List in the College of Family, Home and Social Sciences
  • 1997, 1996 Recipient of the University Academic Scholarship (full-tuition for each school year, including Spring 1996 and Spring and Summer 1997)
  • 1995 Recipient of Glenn E. and Olive O. Nielsen Scholarship (full tuition for 1995-1996 semesters)
  • 2nd place Steele Symposium Poster Competition
  • Amy Rextrew Award for Outstanding Graduate Student in the College of Human Services, Education, and Public Policy May 2001
  • Professional Development Awards each semester for funds for conference attendance and for thesis funding
  • Deans Excellence Award University of Texas at Austin
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi
  • Member of Kappa Omicron Nu
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