Susannah Zietz

Postdoctoral Associate

Susannah Zietz is a postdoctoral scholar with the Center for Child and Family Policy. She graduated May 2019 with a Ph.D. in health behavior in the Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC Chapel Hill. She is currently working on the Parenting Across Cultures study with Jennifer Lansford and is interested in the relationship between exposure to adversity in childhood and aggression and health risk behaviors in adolescence and adulthood. She is specifically interested in indicators of self-regulation as possible mediators and positive parenting and parental warmth a possible moderators of these relationships.


  • Ph.D., Health Behavior, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MPH, Maternal and Child Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill