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Melanie Ribaric, M.A.

Online Lecturer

Lecturer, Child Development & Family Studies Lecturer, College of Education and Human Services

Ms. Ribaric earned her Master of Arts in educational psychology from the Department of Technology, Learning, and Culture from WVU’s College of Education and Human Services. Her thesis is titled, “Validation of the Resilience Competencies Scale (RCS) for Applications among American Indian Youth.” Her research interests include resilience, positive youth development, and culturally sensitive measurement development.

Courses taught: 
Introductory-level course on families across the lifespan (CDFS 110)
Introductory-level course on Native American Studies (NAS 200)
Upper-level undergrad seminar on adolescent development (CDFS 412)
Upper-level undergrad seminar on contemporary issues in family studies (CDFS 413)
Upper-level undergrad seminar on communication in families (CDFS 415)