Our research is focused on the human lifespan, family systems, and child and adolescent development. We study the diversity of experiences as well as approaches to prevention and intervention.
Faculty in HDFS study maternal and child health and parent –child relationships. Our research examines social, cognitive and emotional development and school readiness.
Our research informs prevention and intervention programs and examines risk, resilience and self-regulation.
We research factors contributing to enriching and encouraging positive couple relationships.
Faculty in HDFS examine the bio-psychosocial aspects of aging. Our investigators examine intergenerational relationships of families in the US, Cambodia and other regions of Asia and Southeast Asia as well as culturally responsive therapeutic interventions and outcomes.
Maria Bermudez aims to help people overcome adversity and other life challenges through her research and outreach.
The associate professor in HDFS recognized by NCFR for advancing the field
Researchers aim to identify mechanisms to help youth who experience adversity early in life
FACS researcher: Pax Good Behavior Game shown to reduce mental health problems
Dina Costa Treff, Bishop, GA, will receive her award at a special ceremony on April 14, 2018
Director of IHDD recognized for significant career achievements