Harry Freeman

Professor

COUNSELING & PSYCHOLOGY IN EDUCATION

Delzell Education Center 219

Phone: (605) 677-5845

Email: Harry.Freeman@usd.edu

Teaching Interests:

Developmental Psychology Adolescent emotional and social development Interdisciplinary studies Evolutionary psychology Research methods


Research Interests:

Child, adolescent, and young adult attachment Connections between filial and romantic attachment Father attachment Socio-emotional development during the adolescent transition Evolutionary psychology


Education:

  • Ph D, Human Development, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1997
  • MS, Human Development, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1994
  • BS, Experimental Psychology, University of Montana - Missoula, 1987

Grants:

  • 4th Annual River Day event, Center for Academic Engagement. Grant Role: Principal.
  • Developmental Sciences Teaching Institute. Grant Role: Principal.
  • 3rd Annual River Day event, Center for Academic Engagement. Grant Role: Principal.
  • 2nd Annual River Day event, Center for Academic Engagement. Grant Role: Principal.

Publications:

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  • Newland, Lisa, Freeman, Harry, Coyl, D. D., and . Emerging topics on father attachment: Considerations in theory, context and development. London: Routledge, 2011.
  • Freeman, Harry, and Almond, Tasha. Mapping young adults' use of fathers for attachment support: Implications on romantic relationship experiences. In Emerging Topics on Father Attachment: Considerations in Theory, Context and Development, edited by Newland, L.A., Freeman, H.S., & Coyl, D.D.. London: Routledge, 2011.
  • Newland, Lisa, Freeman, Harry, and Coyl, D. D.. New directions in father attachment. In Emerging topics on father attachment: Considerations in theory, context and development, edited by L. A. Newland, H. S. Freeman, & D. D. Coyl. London: Routledge, 2011.
  • Freeman, Harry, and Almond, Tasha. Mapping young adults' use of fathers for attachment support: Implications on romantic relationship experiences, 227-248. Vol. 180, Iss. 1. London: Early Child Development and Care: Special issue on "Emerging Topics on Father Attachment: Considerations in Theory, Context and Development", 2010.
  • Freeman, Harry, Newland, Lisa, Coyl, D. D., and . New directions in father attachment. In Special issue on "Emerging Topics on Father Attachment: Considerations in Theory, Context and Development", 1-8. Vol. 180, Iss. 1&2. Early Child Development and Care, 2010.
  • Coyl, D. D., Newland, Lisa, and Freeman, Harry. Predicting preschoolers' attachment security from parenting behaviors, parents' attachment relationships and their use of social support., 499 - 512. Vol. 180, Iss. 4. Early Child Development and Care, 2010.
  • Freeman, Harry, Newland, Lisa, and Coyl, D. D.. Father beliefs as a mediator between contextual barriers and father involvement. In Men in the lives of young children: An international perspective, edited by D. Jones & R. Evans . London: Routledge, 2009.
  • Freeman, Harry, and Almond, Tasha. Predicting adolescent self differentiation from relationships with parents and romantic partners, 121-143. Vol. 17. International Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2009.
  • Newland, Lisa, Coyl, D. D., and Freeman, Harry. Predicting preschoolers' attachment security from fathers' involvement, internal working models, and use of social support. In Men in the lives of young children: An international perspective, edited by D. Jones & R. Evans . London: Routledge, 2009.
  • Freeman, Harry, Newland, Lisa, Coyl, D. D., and . Father beliefs as a mediator between contextual barriers and father involvement, 803-819. Vol. 178, Iss. 7&8. Early Child Development and Care, 2008.
  • Newland, Lisa, Coyl, D. D., and Freeman, Harry. Predicting preschoolers' attachment security from fathers' involvement, internal working models, and use of social support, 785-801. Vol. 178, Iss. 7&8. Early Child Development and Care, 2008.

Awards and Honors:

  • Belbas Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of South Dakota, 2003

Presentations:

  • Freeman, Harry, Gnimpieba, Etienne, . Convergent and Discriminant Validity of Two Measures of Attachment Preference in Young Adulthood. Presented at the Society of Research in Child Development, Austin, TX. (April 6, 2017)
  • Freeman, Harry. Symposium Chair and organizer -"A clear order of preference": Context and Variation in Attachment Networks Beyond Infancy.. Presented at the Society of Research in Child Development, Austin, TX. (April 06, 2017)
  • AnisAbdellatif, Musheera, Freeman, Harry, Mahmoud, Nehad. Anis Abdellatif, M., Freeman, H., Mahmoud N. (2016, April). Attachment Networks Among Young Adults in Egypt and the United States: Are Collectivist Cultures Less Hierarchical?. Presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting program , Baltimore, MD. (April 2016)
  • Freeman, Harry. Attachment Networks Among Young Adults in Egypt and the United States: Are Collectivist Cultures Less Hierarchical?. Presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore Maryland. (March 2016)
  • Makwinja, Layani, Newland, Lisa, Avoseh, Mejai Bola, Freeman, Harry. Contextual predictors of children's subjective well-being in Botswana. Presented at the 6th Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators, Montreal, Canada. (2016)
  • Freeman, Harry. The Role of Sexual Activity in Attachment Formation: Gender Explains Contrasting Results. Presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence - Bienniel Meeting, Vancouver, CA. (March 6, 2012)
  • Almond, Tasha, Freeman, Harry. A mixed methods study of father-daughter relationships in young adulthood: influences on daughter's romantic relationships. Presented at the Annual meeting of the Mid-West Educational Research Association, St. Louis, MO. (October 2009)
  • Freeman, Harry, Almond, Tasha M., Zeal, Kayla. Young adult romantic experiences and the use of fathers as attachment figures. In Freeman (Chair), "Developmental and contextual considerations in the expression and meaning of father attachment symposium. Presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO. (April 2009)
  • Coyl, Diana, Newland, Lisa, Freeman, Harry. Predicting preschoolers' attachment security from fathers' involvement, internal working models, and use of social support. In Freeman (Chair), "Developmental and contextual considerations in the expression and meaning of father attachment symposium". Presented at the Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research on Child Development, Denver, CO. (April 2009)
  • Freeman, Harry. Symposium: Developmental and contextual considerations in the expression and meaning of father attachment. Presented at the Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research on Child Development, Denver, CO. (April 2009)
  • Almond, Tasha, Freeman, Harry. Exploration of father-daughter relationships, a qualitative study. Presented at the Annual meeting of the Mid-West Educational Research Association, Columbus, OH. (October 2008)
  • Freeman, Harry, Almond, Tasha M.. The measurement of peer attachment in young adulthood. Presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL. (April 2008)
  • Freeman, Harry, Schweinle, Amy, Newland, Lisa. The role of sexual activity in attachment transfer during adolescence. Presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL. (March 2008)
  • Newland, Lisa, Coyl, Diana D., Teel, Amy, Freeman, Harry, . Predicting preschoolers' attachment security from parents' internal working models, use of social support, and parenting. Presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA. (April 2007)
  • Freeman, Harry, Cambetas, Daniela. Sexual exploration under your parents' roof: A look at ethology, adolescent romance and the attachment system. Presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN. (April 2005)