Dr. Sharon Obasi

Assistant Professor

Office: WSTC 153W   |    Phone: (308) 865-8225   |    Email: obasis2@unk.edu

Dr. Sharon Obasi

Biography

EDUCATION

Ph. D. - Neuroscience, University of Western Ontario
Hons. B.A. - Psychology (summa cum laude), McMaster University

COURSES TAUGHT

Lifespan Development
Research Methods and Design
Human Sexual Behavior
Family and Social Policy

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

National Council of Family Relations (NCFR)


Research

Scholarly Interests:
Selected Recent Publications
  • Obasi, S & Hill, T. (in press). Heterogamy, Race. In C, Shehan (Ed.). The Encyclopedia of Family Studies. Walden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Obasi, S., Hill, T. L. (in press). By Design: Using comics to teach ecological systems theory. Family Science Review.
Selected Recent Conferences
  • Hill, T. & Obasi, S. (2015). Research Association of Minority Professors' 34th Annual Conference, "With this ring...Heterogamy, Social Status and Educational Achievement. "Washington, D.C.
  • Roche, C., Leite-Trambly, O., Obasi, S. & Hill, T. (2015). University of Nebraska Innovation in Pedagogy and Technology Symposium. "Technology in Teaching: A Case Study of Quality Assessment for On Line Program Delivery". Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Obasi, S. (Author & Presenter), Keomysay, T. (Author), Leite Tramblay, O. (Author), Hill, T. L. (Author & Presenter). Nebraska Head Start Association, "Building Quality Hand in Hand." (November 6, 2015).
  • Roche, C. E. (Author), Leite-Trembly, O. (Author & Presenter), Obasi, S. (Author & Presenter), Hill, T. L. (Author & Presenter). 2015 Innovation in Pedagogy and Technology Symposium, "Technology in Teaching: A Case Study for Quality Assessment for On Line Program Delivery," University of Nebraska Online Worldwide, Lincoln, NE. (May 14, 2015).
  • Obasi, S. (Author & Presenter), Hill, T. L. (Author). Comics in Medicine and Education, "By Design - Using Comics to Teach Family Theory and Policy," UNK OSP, UNK. (April 10, 2015).
  • Obasi, S. (Author & Presenter), Trewin, J. (Author). Mountain Plains Management Association Conference, "Tax policy and organ donation," Kearney, NE. (2012).

Service

SERVICE
  • Faculty Development Committee, College of Business and Technology, UNK
  • 1st year Advisory Board, UNK
  • Institutional Review Board, Catholic Health Initiatives