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The Rudd Adoption Research Program is located within the University of Massachusetts Amherst Psychology Department. Our mission is to advance knowledge about the psychology of adoption through original research; mentor the next generation of adoption-competent researchers; engage with community partners to incubate and evaluate innovative programs that have potential for national impact; and provide research-based information to influence practice and policy at agency, state, federal, and international levels. Learn more about the program

Major initiatives of the Rudd Chair are detailed in these pages - We invite your engagement!