ExpertiseLifespan development, applied developmental psychology, cross-cultural development & psychological assessment
EducationA.B., Northwestern University
Ed.M., Boston University
CAGS, University of New Hampshire
Ed. D., Boston University
BiosketchA developmental and counseling psychologist, Dr. Hulbert emphasizes an ecological approach to the study of individuals and families across the lifespan, including historical, cross-cultural and generational perspectives. Her teaching has included undergraduate and graduate courses in lifespan development, applied developmental psychology, cross-cultural development and psychological assessment. She is particularly interested in how the interaction of work and family roles for both women and men affects family functioning.
Dr. Hulbert co-edited "Women's Lives Through Time: Educated American Women of the Twentieth Century" (Jossey-Bass, 1993). As a University in the City Scholar and working with UMass Lowell's Center for Family, Work and Community, she was a founding member of the Greater Lowell Family Resource Collaborative. Her recent work focuses on the development of community-based programs for intervention and prevention with children and families. She is a licensed psychologist and a member of the American Psychological Association, Divisions 20 (Adult Development) and 35 (Psychology of Women). As Professor Emerita, she continues to teach part-time. She has been teaching at UMass Lowell since 1970.