Applied Economics and Statistics
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Areas of Expertise
- Work focuses on parent involvement, parent engagement, family stress and family well-being. A certified family life educator, Nelson contributes to extension.org, a national website, offering her expert advice for the site's Parenting section.
- Can discuss issues/topics that continually arise including: back to school, summer vacation and summer camp.
- Well versed in preventing childhood obesity, Nelson has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Head Start.
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