Heidi Radunovich, PhD
Associate Professor & Extension Specialist
3008B McCarty Hall D
Phone: (352) 273-3534
Dr. Radunovich joined the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences in 2002 as an Assistant Scientist at the National Rural Behavioral Health Center for 4 years. She started her current position as an Assistant Professor of Human Development in July, 2006. Her current workload is split between Cooperative Extension (65%), teaching (25%), and research (10%). In the area of Cooperative Extension, Dr. Radunovich serves as the co-leader of the Personal and Family Well Being focus team, and provides programming within her areas of specialty in Extension include stress, disaster stress, family functioning, working with military families, developmental disabilities, and childcare provider education. Within the area of teaching, Dr. Radunovich serves as the department’s Undergraduate Honors coordinator, provides academic advising, mentors master’s students, and engages in teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses. She also has interests in the area of academic integrity, and has been serving on the university’s Academic Integrity task force, and has completed research in the area of plagiarism.
Dr. Radunovich completed her undergraduate degree at Washington University (majoring in Psychology and Spanish). Her M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology were earned at the University of South Florida. She is also a licensed psychologist in the state of Florida. Dr. Radunovich is married and has a daughter.