Erica Jordan, Ph.D., CFLE (Certified Family Life Educator) is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies in the Department of Psychological, Health, and Learning Sciences at UH. She is a proud resident of UH, serving as the Faculty-in-Residence for Cougar Village I. She earned a Ph.D. in Psychology, specializing in Developmental Science, from the University of Alabama. She also earned a master's degree in Human Development and Family Studies with specialties in both Child Development and Family Studies. Dr. Jordan is primarily engaged in undergraduate instruction and regularly teaches courses such as Development of Contemporary Families, Parent-Child Relationships, and Careers in Human Services. She is passionate about career options for students who wish to serve families and communities, often presenting on topics related to undergraduate career development and maintaining the HDFS Careers blog. She serves the community and her profession as the Secretary/Treasurer for the Family Policy Section of the National Council on Family Relations.