College of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Behavioral and Social Sciences Distinguished Alumni

2003 Distinguished Alumni

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett

BS Psychology, Class of 1982
MA Developmental Psychology, Class of 1984
Honor Year: 2003
Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, author of The Hidden Feelings of Motherhood:  Coping with Stress, Depression, and Burnout, chairs the New Hampshire for La Leche League International.  In her role as research associate for the Family Research Laboratory, Kendall-Tackett co-chairs the International Family Violence Research Conference.  Recently board certified as an international lactation consultant, she received the 2003 La Leche League International Award for Leaders.  Kendall-Tackett has a disability that limits the number of hours she can work each week, an experience that motivates her to work on behalf of patients and people with disabilities.