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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.

Student Research Spotlight: Rodrigo Dominguez-Villegas

Rodrigo Dominguez-Villegas

Contrary to popular assumptions, migration flow between the United States and Mexico has reversed in recent years. Currently, the number of individuals returning to Mexico surpasses the number of individuals entering the United States. CRF Pre-dissertation Fellow Rodrigo Dominguez-Villegas will explore the socio-economic outcomes of these return migrant families in Mexico.

Student Research Spotlight: Genna Santorelli

Genna Santorelli

Ten to 20 percent of Americans age 65 or older experience mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a decline in their memory or other cognitive functioning that is not serious enough to significantly interfere with daily life. CRF Dissertation Fellow Genna Santorelli is investigating the link between mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and higher rates of depression, anxiety, and irritability among seniors.