As a Family Research Scholar, Heather Richardson gave adolescent rats the opportunity to get drunk in order to learn what they could tell us about alcohol abuse in human teenagers. Heather Richardson participated in the CRF Family Research Scholars program during 2010-11.
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Family Research Scholar Jennifer Lundquist recently appeared on the Australian current affairs program Insight to talk about what drives people to date partners of the same or different races.
Sara Whitcomb will receive the 2014 University of Oregon College of Education’s Horizon Alumni Award for her research supporting families and schools in nurturing their children’s development.
Rosa's groundbreaking research will generate new ways of understanding Holyoke's rich Latina/o heritage to promote student achievement and community resilience.
The Center for Research on Families (CRF) is delighted to announce that Dorothy Morua-Fernandes has joined the Center's leadership team. In this role, Dot will oversee the management of CRF’s research and revenue operations, communications, promotion of affiliated faculty and student research, and revenue generating activities.
After teaching a methodology workshop at the University of Massachusetts, Daniel S. Nagin is off to Sweden to receive the 2014 Stockholm Prize in Criminology.
Family Research Scholars Lorraine Cordeiro and Jerusha Peterman represented the Center for Research on Families (CRF) in April at the 2014 American Society for Nutrition (ASN) annual meeting in San Diego, Calif.
The Center for Research on Families (CRF) at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) is pleased to announce that Samantha Bernecker has been awarded a National Research Service Award (NRSA) from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) for her dissertation work entitled, “Crowdsourcing Mental Health with a Web-Based Peer-Delivered Intervention.”