Anisa M. Zvonkovic
College of Family and Consumer Sciences
|Degree||Field of Study||Institution||Graduation|
|Ph.D.||Human Development and Family Studies||Penn State University||1987|
|M.S.||Human Development and Family Studies||Penn State University||1983|
|B.A.||Psychology, Religious Studies||University of Virginia||1981|
Dr. Zvonkovic's research has focused on how people manage work demands with their personal lives and has focused on specific occupations and demands (for example, commercial fishing families, people whose jobs require frequent travel).
Prior to becoming a full-time administrator, she was continuously externally funded for her work, with funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Defense, the United States Department of Agriculture, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and smaller programs and foundations.
She has worked with interdisciplinary teams throughout her career.
Prior Professional Positions
|Organization||Title||Years of Service|
|East Carolina University||Dean & Bate Distinguished Professor, College of Health and Human Performance||2018-2022|
|Virginia Tech||Department Head, Human Development and Family Science||2011-2018|
|Texas Tech University||Department Chair, C. R. Hutcheson Professor, Human Development and Family Science||2005-2011|
|Oregon State University||Graduate Program Coordinator, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Sciences||1985-2005|
|Award Name||Awarded By||Year Awarded|
|Alexis Walker Lifetime Achievement Award||National Council on Family Relations||2020|
|Groves Council on Marriage and Family||Academy Member||2020|
|Administrator of the Year||College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech||2014|
|Fellow||National Council on Family Relations||2013|
|Outstanding Mentor of Undergraduate Research||Texas Tech University||2010|
|Provost Integrated Scholar||Texas Tech University||2020|
|President's Academic Achievement Award||Texas Tech University||2009|
|Women of Achievement Award||Oregon State University||2004|
|Finalist, Rosabeth Moss Kanter Research Paper||Work and Family Research Network||2002|
|Best Research Paper of the Year||Family Firm Institute||1997|
|Position||Name of Journal||Year(s)|
|Editorial Board||Journal of Marriage and Family||2014-2016; 2021-present|
|Editorial Board||Journal of Family Theory and Review||2008-2019|
|Editorial Board||Family Relations: Journal of Applied Family Science||2005-2017|
|Editorial Board||Journal of Social and Personal Relationships||2004-2010|
|Inventing Opportunities for Children||committee member (8 person steering committee)||2015-2018|
|women's Protective Services summit||task force chair||2009-2010|
|Early Head Start Governing Board||chair||2006-2009|
|Benton County Hospice||member of board, chair of board||1996-2003|
|Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence||member of board, chair of board||1990-1995|
applying developmental and relational models to administration
theory and application related to interpersonal and work life
work and personal life
Dean Zvonkovic is Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences and holds the rank of Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Science.
The Dean is the Chief Academic and Administrative Officer of the College with responsibility for all instructional, research, and outreach programs.
Borowski, S.C., Zvonkovic, A.M., & Savla, J. (2021). Impact of flexible work arrangements, self-efficacy, and barriers on daily physical activity among university staff, Journal of Physical Activity & Health. In press.
Richardson, N., Lamson, A. L. S., Zvonkovic, A., Eagan, S. M., & Jensen, J. F. (2020). Defining moral injury among military populations: A systematic review. Journal of Traumatic Stress,4, 575-586.
Lee, J.G.L., Chaney, B.H., Russell, K., Chaney, J.D., & Zvonkovic, A.M. (2019). Part of the solution to an exodus in the public health workforce: Undergraduate training in public health. North Carolina Medical Journal, 80(5), 320.
Fischer, J. L., Lyness, K. P., Murray, M. J., Scott, J. P., Sollie, D., & Zvonkovic, A. (2019). Interesting Journeys: Administration, Gender, and Diversity. In Gender, Sexual Identity, and Families: The Personal Is Political. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Publishing.
Zvonkovic, A. & Swenson, A. (2019). Using Family-Level Data in Grounded Theory: A Multi-tonal Experience. In A. Humble & E. Radina (Eds.) How qualitative data analysis happens: Moving beyond “themes emerged.”(pp. 175-189). New York: Taylor-Francis.
Borowski, S. C., Naar, J. J., Zvonkovic, A. M., & Swenson, A. R. (2018). A literature review of overnight work travel within individual, family and social contexts. Community, Work and Family, 1–27.
Wheeler, L. A., Zvonkovic, A. M., Swenson, A. R., Faas, C., Borowski, S., & Nutting, R. (2018). Implications of Parents’ Work Travel on Youth Adjustment. Community, Work & Family. doi:10.1080/13668803.2017.1327842
Zvonkovic, A. M., Swenson, A. V., & Cornwell, Z. (2016). Children's experiences of time when a parent travels for work. Journal of Marriage and Family. doi:10.1111/jomf.12386