• Our clinical and public health projects promote well-being throughout all stages of the personal, family, and community life-cycle.

  • Our programs research personal and community nutrition, food safety, consumer foods, disease prevention, and health maintenance.

  • We focus on the human lifespan and lifecourse; family systems, including relationships and diversity; as well as prevention and intervention.

  • Our interdisciplinary research addresses housing, and consumer questions that directly affect family economic well-being.

  • Our applied research focuses on financial topics that are relevant to practitioners, researchers, and policy makers.

  • Our research projects focus on innovations in nanofibers, bioplastics, consumer behavior, global supply chain, social sustainability, historic aspects of dress, homes, and the built environment.