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CRF supports interdisciplinary, scientific collaborations aimed at understanding the diversity, health and well-being of families while discovering solutions to the challenges family face.

CRF Director Maureen Perry-Jenkins Receives UMass Life Science Moment Fund Award

Maureen Perry-Jenkins

Maureen Perry-Jenkins, CRF Faculty Director and UMass Amherst and Nancy Byatt, DO, MS, MBA, Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, UMass Medical School have been awarded the UMass Life Science Moment Fund Award. Perry-Jenkins and Byatt will partner with Square One and the Children’s Trust, who lead parent education programs in the state for low-income parents.

Harper (FRS '08-'09), Urla Lead Delegation at International Social Science Workshop in France

Professors Krista Harper and Jacqueline Urla

Krista Harper (2008-09 Family Research Scholar) anthropology and School of Public Policy, and Jacqueline Urla, anthropology, with graduate students Alina Ryabovolova, communication, Dana Conzo and Brittni Howard, both anthropology, took part in an international graduate student workshop on “Grassroots: Economies, Politics, and Culture” May 28-30 at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) Centre Norbert Élias in Marseille, France.