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Bakhtiari, Farin

Farin Bakhtiari recieved her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin in Summer 2021.

Farin’s research interests focused on neighborhood, family, peers, and school climate in relation to substance use, academics, and well-being of children, adolescents, and emerging adults, particularly those from immigrant or under-represented families.

Dissertation: Alcohol use among Latina/o adolescents: The role of immigration, family, and peer stressors.

  • Winner of 2020 Best Family Science Dissertation Proposal: Ruth Hathaway Jewson Award by National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (F31AA027158).