Intimate & Romantic Relationships Research

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Name & Title Research Interests Contact Information
Jacquelyn Benson, PhD
Assistant Professor, State Extension Specialist
Intimate relationships in later life; family caregiving at end-of-life (573) 882-4399
Lawrence Ganong, PhD
Professor, Department Co-Chair
Remarriage and stepfamilies; family obligations (573) 882-6852
Chelsea Garneau-Rosner, PhD
Assistant Professor
Divorce, remarriage, & stepfamilies; stepfamily processes; family structure transitions (573) 882-4927
Antoinette Landor, PhD
Assistant Professor
Sexual behavior and romantic relationships in adolescence and young adulthood; family and sociocultural influences on sexual behavior and romantic relationships (573) 882-4888
Ashlie Lester, PhD
Assistant Teaching Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Religious similarity & intimate relationships (573) 882-1301
Brenda Lohman, PhD
Professor and Department Chair
Adolescence and young adulthood; families and health (573) 882-6852
Kale Monk, PhD
Assistant Professor
Antecedents and consequences of relationship instability; romantic relationship processes during life transitions; military couples and mental health across the deployment-reintegration cycle (573) 882-1303
Christine Proulx, PhD
Associate Professor
Associations between adults' close relationships and their personal well-being; close relationships in mid and later life; analysis of dyads over time; contextual influences on adults' close relationships (573) 882-3029