Research at HDFS

Our research emphasizes close interpersonal relationships, family processes, and human development within a variety of contexts and systems. We are committed to a focus on diversity and multiculturalism in research, teaching, and service. Because we define diversity and multiculturalism broadly, our research explores variation associated with race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, age, family structure, nationality, geographic location, and sexual orientation.

Research Areas

Development Across the Lifespan

Diversity and Multiculturalism

Family Science