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Marilyn Coleman, EdD

Curator’s Distinguished Professor Emerita
Curriculum Vitae


  • EdD, University of Missouri, 1975
  • MS, University of Missouri, 1967
  • BS, Kansas State University, 1959

Research Interests

  • Remarriage and stepfamilies
  • Gender issues
  • Intergenerational family obligations

Marilyn Coleman


  • 2013 recipient of the Felix Berardo Scholarship Award from the National Council on Family Relations. This award is given to an NCFR member whose work has been noted for excellence in mentoring one or more junior colleagues.

Research Areas

  • Family Structure & Process