Shelley Riggs is a licensed psychologist and Director of the Family Attachment Lab, which conducts research on family mechanisms and risk factors that contribute to mental health and illness, including family interaction patterns, the disruption or loss of attachment relationships, and personal trauma or abuse. Her professional journey as an educator began over 35 years ago when she began teaching high school and she has since taught at the... Read more
Andrew DeCaen is an Associate Professor of Studio Art in the College of Visual Arts and Design. DeCaen’s creative research focuses on printmaking, drawing, and paper sculpture. Eating and other rituals surrounding food are the context of his work. These artworks explore the space, time, and manner in which we eat, prepare, and acquire our meals.
Mr. DeCaen has an interesting family story related to his research. Jose Antonio Decaen was his paternal great-great grandfather. Jose was the publisher of... Read more
Leslie Jones is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of North Texas. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor and a Registered Play Therapist. Leslie teaches courses in play therapy, child appraisal, and master’s and doctoral level clinical courses.