Families, Relationships, and Interpersonal Networks

People specializing in this area

Faculty

Jonathan Daw

extended kinship, aging

 

Francis Dodoo

fertility, gender roles

Diane Felmlee

close relationships, social networks

Richard Felson

Social psychology of violence; race, regional, and national differences in violence

Sarah Font

child abuse and maltreatment, foster care, family policy

Michelle Frisco

health and well-being of young people, obesity among youth and adolescents, health disparities, mental health, the ways that schools shape young people’s lives

Jennifer Glick

children's social development, transition to adulthood, family life course, family formation

Melissa A. Hardy

generational family structure

David R. Johnson

Marital quality over the life course, family and mental health, family and hormones, marital naming

Valarie King

Father-child relationships, grandparent-grandchild relationships, child well-being, religion and family behavior

Derek Kreager

Life Course, Crime and Delinquency, Incarceration, Romantic and Peer Networks

Nancy Luke

marriage, spousal bargaining, developing countries

Molly A. Martin

Social inequality, family, demography, health

Holly Nguyen

Rewards from Crime, Groups and Crime, Illicit Drug Markets, Criminological Theory

R.S. Oropesa ("Sal")

Health of immigrant children and families, demography of Latin America

Emeritus Faculty

David J. Eggebeen

Intergenerational relationships over the life course, fatherhood

Nancy Landale

Racial and ethnic variation in family processes, union formation and dissolution, fertility, the role of fathers

Undergraduate Directors

Holly Nguyen

Rewards from Crime, Groups and Crime, Illicit Drug Markets, Criminological Theory

Center Directors

Jennifer Glick

children's social development, transition to adulthood, family life course, family formation

Derek Kreager

Life Course, Crime and Delinquency, Incarceration, Romantic and Peer Networks