Deepa Srivastava, Ph.D.
4437-B S. Laspina St.
Tulare, CA 93274
Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
SpecialtyPromoting positive feeding environment for children, Parental feeding style and practices, Parental ethnotheories about healthy eating, Process evaluation/Implementation fidelity, Mixed methods and qualitative research designs.
Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)
- Healthy Lifestyle
- Nutrition Education and Behavior
- Nutrition and Hunger in the Population
- Obesity Prevention
- Human Development and Family Well-Being
- Community Development
- Community Food Security
- Food System Assessments/Policy
- Urban Agriculture/Local and Regional Food Systems
- Nutrition Education
- Uc Calfresh Nutrition Education Program
- Healthy Families and Communities
- Sustainable Food Systems
Srivastava, D., & de Guzman, M.R.T. (2017). “Why I Sent My Child Away”: Culturally Structured Motivations for Long-Distance Parenting. Psychology and Developing Societies, 29,1-21. DOI: 10.1177/0971333616689201
Dev, D.A., Byrd-Williams, C., Ramsay, S., McBride, B., Srivastava, D., May, A., Arcan, C., & Adachi-Mejia, A.M. (2017). Engaging Parents to Promote Children’s Nutrition and Health: Providers’ Barriers and Strategies in Head Start and Child Care Centers. American Journal of Health Promotion, 31, 153-162. DOI: 10.1177/0890117116685426
Srivastava, D., Kok, C., Eum, J., Garcia, A., de Guzman, M.R.T., Xia, Y.R., Hong, S., et al., (Spring, 2016). “Conceptions Regarding Children’s Health among Asian Immigrant Parents in the Midwest.” Conference paper presented at the Society for Cross Cultural Research, Portland, OR.
Rida, Z., Carr, T., Kohnke, C., Srivastava, D., Dev, D. (Fall, 2016). Food Environment as the Frontline for Childhood Obesity Prevention: A Mixed-Methods Study of Nutritional Competencies and Skills of School Nutrition Professionals in Nebraska. Poster presentation at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo™ (FNCE®), Boston, MA.
Dev, D.A., Byrd-Williams, C., Ramsay, S., McBride, B., May, A., Arcar, C., Srivastava, D., & Adachi-Mejia, A. (Summer, 2016). Let’s Work Together Towards Children’s Nutrition: Building a Bridge Between Childcare Providers and Parents for Promoting Child Health. Poster presentation at the SNEB Conference, San Diego, CA.
Srivastava, D., Anderson-Knott, M., Boekner, L., Takahashi, S., Fischer, J., & Wallinga, M. (Summer, 2015). “Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity among Middle School Students in Nebraska.” Poster presentation at the 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference, San Diego, CA.
Srivastava, D., & de Guzman, M.R.T. (Spring, 2015). "Why I sent my child away: Satellite Parenting among Asian Indian Immigrants in the Midwest.” Conference paper presented at the Society for Cross Cultural Research, Albuquerque, NM.
Srivastava, D., & de Guzman, M.R.T. (Fall, 2014). “Ethnotheories about Satellite Parenting in Asian Indian Immigrants.” Paper presented at the National Council of Family Relations, Baltimore, MD.